Directors

  • Chris Jansen

    Professor of Private Law and
    Public Procurement Law

  • Frank van Ommeren

    Professor of Constitutional
    and Administrative Law

 

Research staff

  • Pim Huisman

    Assistant Professor
    Administrative Law

  • Rianne Jacobs

    Professor of Legislation and
    Regulation Regulation

  • Anna Kapteijn

    PhD Candidate
    Public Procurement and DBFMO Contracts

  • Chantal Mahé

    Assistant Professor
    Private Law

  • Richard. Neerhof

    Professor of Administrative Law,
    Standardization and
    Conformity Assessment

  • Sophie Prent

    PhD Candidate
    Public Procurement Law and
    Law of Obligations

  • Mandy van Rooij

    Assistant Professor of

    Administrative Law

  • Martien Schaub

    Assistant Professor of
    Private Law

  • Elies Steyger

    Professor of European
    Administrative Law

  • Jan Struiksma

    Professor of Administrative Law
    and Planning Law



Associated researchers

  • Sjoerd Bakker

    Associate Professor at
    University of Curaçao and
    Assistant Professor at VU

  • Anja van den Borne

    Lawyer and Director at BornLegal
    and PhD Candidate at VU

     

  • Marleen Botman

    Lawyer at Pels Rijcken,

    Droogleever & Fortuijn and

    Assistant Professor at VU

     

  • Marjolein Dieperink

    Lawyer at Houthoff Buruma
    Amsterdam and Assistant
    Professor at VU

     

     

  • Niels Jak

    Senior Professional Support Lawyer
    at Stibbe and Assistant Professor at VU

     

     

     

  • Peter Kamminga

    Associated Researcher
    Harvard Law School (Program
    on Negotiation) and Associate
    Professor at VU

     

     

     

  • Rodriguo Miragaya

    University of São Paulo (Brazil)
    and Visiting PhD Researcher at VU (2015/16)

  • Songül Mutluer

    Senior Procurement
    Advisor at Rijkswaterstaat
    and Researcher at VU

     

     

     

  • Hendrik Ploeger

    Associate Professor Delft University of
    Technology and Extraordinary Professor
    at VU

  • Jon Schilder

    Professor of Constitutional
    and Administrative Law at VU

     

     

     

  • Jochem Spaans

    Lawyer at Allen & Overy and
    Assistant Professor at VU

  • Myrthe Vogel

    Lawyer at Pianoo and PhD Candidate
    at VU


     

     

     

  • Sjoerd Zijlstra

    Professor of Constitutional
    and Administrative Law at VU








News and agenda

➢ International expert meeting 'Optimising public interests by competitive tendering'
On Thursday 25 January (afternoon) and Friday 26 January 2018 (morning) a well-attended international expert meeting took place at VU University Amsterdam about 'Optimising Public Interests by Competitive Tendering'.

➢ CPC-delegation attended workshop network ‘Public Contracts in Legal Globalization’
A delegation of CPC – Chris Jansen, Pim Huisman, Frank van Ommeren and Sophie Prent – attended the annual workshop of the international network Public Contracts in Legal Globalization (PCLG) in Paris on 15 december 2017.

➢ CPC hosts international expert meeting at VU University Amsterdam about Competitive Tendering
On Thursday 25 Januari 2018 (afternoon) and Friday 26 January (morning) 2018 an international expert meeting will take place at VU University Amsterdam about 'Optimising Public Interests by Competitive Tendering'.


➢ CPC hosting Research Network Public Contracts in Legal Globalization

The Spring workshop of the Research Network Public Contracts in Legal Globalization (PCLG) will be hosted by CPC on 22 and 23 June 2017 at Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam. This workshop marks the launch of a new project of the Network: the impact of competitive tendering and its regulation on the formation and execution of public contracts and concessions.

➢ Masterclasses Public Procurement Law
As in previous years, VU Law Academy will organise in 2017 four masterclasses public procurement law (Masterclasses aanbestedingsrecht, only in Dutch) in close co-operation with CPC. These masterclasses will focus on topics that are currently under debate in public procurement practice. On May 17, the masterclass will be dedicated to ...

➢ IBR-chair Standardization and Conformity Assessment to CPC
The Dutch Institute for Construction Law (Instituut voor Bouwrecht, only in Dutch) provides the Law Faculty of Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam with € 25.000,- per annum for a period of five years, for the purpose of establishing a chair dedicated to Standardization and Conformity Assessment. This area is of great importance from the perspective of both administrative law in general and planning and construction law in particular...

➢ CPC contributes to government expert meeting on investigatory powers of municipal courts of audit
On December 5, 2016, CPC researchers Frank van Ommeren and Chris Jansen participated in an expert meeting organised by the Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations. The meeting discussed whether municipal courts of audit have sufficient investigatory powers and whether legislation is needed as a means to deal with possible problems in this respect.

➢ Rianne Jacobs appointed professor of Legislation and Regulation
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam has appointed Rianne Jacobs as honorary professor of Legislation and Regulation as of September 1, 2016. The Ministry of Security and Justice has helped establishing this endowed chair. Based on her experience as a legislation lawyer, Jacobs will investigate as CPC researcher issues regarding the transposition of public policy goals into legislation. Examples of such issues are: the implications of technological developments (digitalization) as well as Europeanization and globalization for legislation.

➢ University Research Chair granted to CPC researcher Jacobien Rutgers
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam has appointed CPC researcher Jacobien Rutgers as full professor in the University Research Chair (URC) program as of January 1, 2017. VU University Research Chair (URC) is a selective and privileged appointment as full professor. The chair has been created to recognize ...

➢ International book project ‘Scarcity and the State’
CPC researcher Frank van Ommeren co-edited two books on the allocation of scarce public rights, in close co-operation with Paul Adriaanse (Leiden University), Willemien den Ouden (Leiden University) and Johan Wolswinkel ...

 

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