The Swiss public procurement market accounts for around CHF 40 billion a year and represents a major driving force for the economy. However, the legal foundations of this market are sometimes confusing. Discrepancies abound regarding judicial practice, which results in a lack of legal certainty in specific areas. Walder Wyss helps public procurement offices and suppliers navigate their way through this labyrinth. We advise on structuring and executing invitations to tender, represent parties before cantonal administrative courts, the Swiss Federal Administrative Court as well as the Swiss Federal Supreme Court, draw up and negotiate procurement contracts, and offer assistance on issues concerning the scope of application of public procurement laws. Our service offerings range from overall responsibility for procurement projects, to advice on particular points, and expert opinions on issues relating to public procurement law.

You can find further information on the website managed by our team at: www.beschaffungswesen.ch


Public Procurement
Introduction

The Swiss public procurement market accounts for around CHF 40 billion a year and represents a major driving force for the economy. However, the legal foundations of this market are sometimes confusing. Discrepancies abound regarding judicial practice, which results in a lack of legal certainty in specific areas. Walder Wyss helps public procurement offices and suppliers navigate their way through this labyrinth. We advise on structuring and executing invitations to tender, represent parties before cantonal administrative courts, the Swiss Federal Administrative Court as well as the Swiss Federal Supreme Court, draw up and negotiate procurement contracts, and offer assistance on issues concerning the scope of application of public procurement laws. Our service offerings range from overall responsibility for procurement projects, to advice on particular points, and expert opinions on issues relating to public procurement law.

You can find further information on the website managed by our team at: www.beschaffungswesen.ch

Experts Products & experience

Our key areas of activity are:

  • Advising public-sector clients and providers in connection with invitations to tender for construction, service and supply contracts
  • Representing parties before administrative courts in connection with disputes over procurement issues
  • Preparing complex descriptions as project manager, from structuring through to award of contract
  • Obtaining legal opinions on issues relating to public procurement law
  • Providing training for public-sector principals and suppliers
  • Editing and negotiating procurement contracts

You can find further information on the website managed by our team at: www.beschaffungswesen.ch

Publications







Buchbesprechung: Rolf H. Weber/Christian Laux/Dominic Oertly: Datenpolitik als Rechtsthema – Agenda für Open Government Data(Book review: Rolf H. Weber/Christian Laux/Dominic Oertly: Data policy as legal subject – Agenda for Open Government Data)

by Michael Isler
in: "sic! Zeitschrift für Immaterialgüter-, Informations- und Wettbewerbsrecht" 3/2017, pp. 174-175







Beschaffungsrecht

by Hans Rudolf Trüeb
in: Biaggini/Häner/Saxer/Schott (Editor[s]), "Fachhandbuch Verwaltungsrecht"
Zurich/Basel/Geneva 2015, pp. S. 1019–1063


Revision des Beschaffungsrechts bringt Rechtssicherheit und mehr Wettbewerb

by Hans Rudolf Trüeb
in: "Die Volkswirtschaft" 7/2015, pp. S. 9–11









Wettbewerbsrecht II – Kommentar zum Bundesgesetz über das öffentliche Beschaffungswesen (BöB)(Commentary on the Procurment Code)

by Hans Rudolf Trüeb
in: Oesch/Weber/Zäch (Editor[s]), "Kommentar Wettbewerbsrecht, Band II (OFK Wettbewerbsrecht II)"
Zurich 2011, pp. 229-385


Keine Ausschreibungspflich für Sondernutzungskonzessionen der Verteilnetzbetreiber

by Hans Rudolf Trüeb
in: "Schweizerisches Zentralblatt für Staats- und Verwaltungsrecht (ZBI)" 3/2011, p. 113






Investing in Switzerland

Speakers: Martin Busenhart and Marcus Desax
International Taxation Conference
Mumbai 5 December 2009




Public Procurement: Switzerland

by Micha Bühler
in: "Getting the Deal Through"
2009


Wettbewerbsrecht und Wettbewerbsregulierung 2007–2009(Competition Law and Competition Regulation 2007–2009)

co-authored by Hans Rudolf Trüeb and Daniel Zimmerli
in: Fellmann/Poledna (Editor[s]), "Aktuelle Anwaltspraxis 2009"
Berne 2009



The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Public Procurement 2009

co-authored by Hans Rudolf Trüeb and Micha Bühler
in: "The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Public Procurement 2009"
2008 (Chapter on Switzerland)




Income Tax Incentives for Exports and the Application of WTO Rules

Speaker: Marcus Desax
Congress of the International Fiscal Association (IFA)
San Francisco October 2001


Business Law Guide to Switzerland

by Marcus Desax
Wiesbaden 1991