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What procurement guarantees will I have under the EU-UK TCA?

Authorities cannot discriminate against suppliers based in the other jurisdiction. They must allow them to participate in tender competitions in the areas covered by the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement. They must take into account, qualifications resources and experience gained in the other jurisdiction. They may not make unnecessary requirements which effectively discriminate against suppliers from the other jurisdiction.

If the supplier from the other jurisdiction forms a company in the tendering authority’s jurisdiction, they must take into account the experience and competence available to it in its home jurisdiction.

For more information read our full article: A cross-border guide to public procurement.