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Christopher Bovis

Professor of Business Law


Systemic risk in major public contracts (2018)
Journal Article
Bloomfield, K., Williams, T., Bovis, C., & Merali, Y. (2019). Systemic risk in major public contracts. International Journal of Forecasting, 35(2), 667-676. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijforecast.2018.10.005

This paper presents a novel approach to the characterisation of “systemic risk” in the context of public sector procurement and contracting. We argue that contemporary risk management practices in project and programme management exhibit a number of... Read More about Systemic risk in major public contracts.

Risk in public-private partnerships and critical infrastructure (2015)
Journal Article
Bovis, C. H. (2015). Risk in public-private partnerships and critical infrastructure. European Journal of Risk Regulation, 6(2), 200-207. https://doi.org/10.1017/s1867299x00004505

The process risk allocation is essential for effective PPP contracts, depending on the scope of defined tasks and responsibilities between the parties in their quest to deliver public services. However, risk in critical infrastructure is sui generis... Read More about Risk in public-private partnerships and critical infrastructure.

Future directions in public service partnerships in the EU (2013)
Journal Article
Bovis, C. (2013). Future directions in public service partnerships in the EU. European business law review, 24(1), 548-592

Public-Private Partnerships reveal complex forms of co-operation between the state and private actors which exceed the remit of traditional contractual interface, moving into a strategic sphere of public sector management. Public-Private Partnerships... Read More about Future directions in public service partnerships in the EU.

Public procurement in the EU: jurisprudence and conceptual directions (2012)
Journal Article
Bovis, C. H. (2012). Public procurement in the EU: jurisprudence and conceptual directions. Common Market Law Review, 49(1), 247-290

The present article reviews the emerging conceptual themes from the case law of the European Court of Justice which have triggered the revision of the public procurement Directives, and the alignment of the public procurement acquis with the Europe 2... Read More about Public procurement in the EU: jurisprudence and conceptual directions.

Public procurement and public services in the EU (2012)
Book Chapter
Bovis, C. (2012). Public procurement and public services in the EU. In I. Lianos, & O. Odudu (Eds.), Regulating Trade in Services in the EU and the WTO: Trust, Distrust and Economic Integration, 147-170. The University of Hull. https://doi.org/10.1017/cbo9781139022118.008

Introduction The regulation of public procurement has been an instrumental component of the EU Common Market, as it has provided a platform for economic, legal and policy justifications in order to eliminate non-tariff barriers. Public procurement in... Read More about Public procurement and public services in the EU.