“Not without my lawyer”: Ute Jasper in an interview with "Welt am Sonntag" paper
Tight limits are set when contracts are awarded by German states and municipalities: As of a certain order value, public procurement law obligates contracting authorities to invite bids for the contracts on a nationwide or European-wide basis. Lengthy processes and specialized advice by lawyers are the consequence of a legislation that has become highly complex in the meantime. In an interview with "Welt am Sonntag," Dr. Ute Jasper, partner and public procurement law expert at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, explained why public procurement law is nevertheless right, but also why European law should sometimes be halted.
The entire article can be found on the “Die Welt" website.