On 9 May 2018, APLU hosted its annual Public Procurement Law Symposium.
The guest speakers were Annamaria la Chimia of the University of Nottingham and Peter Volmink of Transnet SOC.
Associate Professor La Chimia spoke on “Development Aid Procurement & the UNGPs on Business & Human Rights: challenges and opportunities to move forward ‘the new frontier of BUYING JUSTICE’.”
Mr Volmink’s contribution was entitled “Breach of SOC board members’ fiduciary duties in the context of public procurement”.
APLU co-director, Sope Williams-Elegbe, and director, Geo Quinot, also made presentations. Prof Williams-Elegbe’s dealt with “Public Procurement contracts as smart contracts: challenges and opportunities”, while Prof Quinot’s presentation focused on “Framework agreements, transversal procurement and the stipulatio alteri”.