Independence of bids in public procurement


  • Katarína Kalesná Comenius University Bratislava, Faculty of Law



undertaking, parent company, subsidiary, economic unit, competition, links between tenderers, independence of bids, EU competition law, public procurement law, EU law


The article compares the different approach of two bodies of economic regulation – EU competition law and public procurement law – to the concept of undertaking reflecting diverse goals both regulations follow. It starts with general characteristics of competition law and public procurement law, especially as far as their mutual relationship is concerned. In spite of many common goals and important intersections, there are also conflicting issues between them. And concept of undertaking is a topic where the point of view of both blocks of regulation differs. This diversity and its reasons are analysed on the background of the CJ EU judgement in case C-531/16.


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How to Cite

Kalesná, K. (2019). Independence of bids in public procurement. Bratislava Law Review, 3(2), 69–75.





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