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COVID-19: Fremrykning af offentlige investeringer og forudbetaling på offentlige kontrakter

Blandt tiltagene, der skal få Danmark bedst gennem Corona-krisen, præsenterede Regeringen og folketingets øvrige partier den 19. marts 2020 fremrykning af offentlige investeringer samt muligheden for forudbetaling på offentlige kontrakter. Dette skal medvirke til at holde hånden under danske virksomheder under Corona-krisen.

Det er næppe set før i historien, at offentlige myndigheder i forbindelse med indgåelse af offentlige kontrakter nu får mulighed for at forudbetale ydelser fra leverandører – og det helt op til 1 mio. kr. Read more…

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Brug af delydelsesbestemmelsen i udbudsloven

I en ny sag slår Klagenævnet for Udbud fast – i modstrid med både lovbemærkninger til udbudsloven og konkurrencestyrelsen vejledning til udbudslovens § 8, stk. 2 (delydelsesbestemmelsen) – at det ikke er en betingelse for brug af delydelsesbestemmelsen, at det fra et udbudt projekts start, dvs. fra offentliggørelse af udbuddet, har været planlagt om og hvordan denne bestemmelsen skulle anvendes. Dvs. hvilke ydelser, der forventes anskaffet udenom den udbudte kontrakt.

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Taking stock of stocktakes: insolvency practitioners’ entitlement to incentive fees

Bicheno Investments Pty Ltd v David John Winterbottom [2017] NSWSC 536 has confirmed that the completion of a stocktake does not necessarily require a full physical stocktake. Rather insolvency practitioners may satisfactorily complete a stocktake by reviewing a business’ records, provided they are satisfied that those records are accurate and complete. On this basis, Justice McDougall of the Supreme Court of New South Wales confirmed that the Receivers were entitled to retain a $2 million incentive fee. The decision also serves as a reminder of the impact the definition of a ‘stock take’ has in retention of title matters.

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The Standard Contract: Are you prepared?

The standard contract, general inquiry document and new form of disclosure statement became mandatory for use on 1 October 2013.

On 1 October 2013, it became an offence for an operator to enter into a village contract with a resident knowing that it is not in the standard form or to the effect of the standard form under the Retirement Villages Regulation 2009 (NSW). More…

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Pay up! – New rules on commercial contract payment terms – deadline 16 March 2013

Introduction

By 16 March of this year, the UK must implement an EU Directive (1) which sets out tighter rules about what payment terms can be agreed between parties to a commercial (or B2B) contract, such as supply of goods or provision of services. This is aimed at tackling the problem for SMEs caused by public sector bodies and other large organisations taking a long time to pay suppliers. More…

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