ChrisJansen                                            Huisman                  
Chris Jansen                                                     Pim Huisman
Professor of Private Law and                               Assistant Professor 
Public Procurement Law Privaatrecht                   Adminstrative Law                                    
Research Staff
Huisman                                         Rianne Jacobs3                           
Pim Huisman                                                 Rianne Jacobs
Assistant Professor                                         Professor of Legislation and
Adminstrative Law                                          Regulation                             



ChrisJansen                                          AnneKapteijn                           
Chris Jansen                                                  Anna Kapteijn 
Professor of Private Law and                           PhD Candidate Assistant Professor 
Public Procurement Law                                  Public Procurement and DBFMO Conctract 
C.Mahe                                          Richard                           
Chantal Mahé                                                Richard Neerhof                                             
Assistant Professor                                        Professor of Adminstrative Law,                       
Private Law                                                   Standardization and                                       
                                                                   Conformity Assistant       
F.Ommeren                                         SophiePrent                           
Frank van Ommeren                                      Sophie Prent 
Professor of Constitutional and                       PhD Candidate                
Adminstrative Law                                         Public Procurement Law and   
                                                                    Law of Obligations                       



unnamed                                         Stven Stuij                           
Elies Steyger                                                 Steven Stuij
Professor of European                                    Private Law 
Adminstrative Law                                                                      



1509 Lezer uitsnede 1                                                                    
Mariette Lokin                                             
Strategic Consultant 
Netherlands Tax and Custom Administration                                


 Associated Researchers
SjoerBakker                                            AnjaBorne       
Sjoerd Bakker                                                   Anja Borne 
Assistent Professor                                            Lawyer and Director at BornLegal 
Private Law                                                       and PhD Candidate at VU                    
unnamed2                                           unnamed3       
Marleen Botman                                               Marjolein Dieperink
Lawyer at Pels Rijcken,                                     Lawyer at Houthoff Buruma Amsterdam
Droogleever & Fortuijn                                      Assistant Professor at VU
Lisanne Groen                                           NielsJak       
Lisanne Groen                                                   Niels Jak
                                                                        Senior Professional Support Lawyer 
                                                                        at Stibbe and Assistant Professor at VU
PeterKamminga                                            MandyRooij       
Peter Kamminga                                               Mandy van Rooij 
Associated Reseacher                                        Legislative Lawyer at Ministry Foreign Affairs
Harvard Law School (Program
on Negotiation) and Associate
Professor at VU
Schilder                                            Jochem Spaans       
Jon Schilder                                                     Jochem Spaans
Professor of Constitutial                                     Law Lawyer at Allen and Overy and
and Adminstrative Law                                      Assistant Professor at VU

Struiksma                                             MyrthesVogel       
Jan Struiksma                                                    Myrthe Vogel
Professor of Adminstrative Law                            Lawyer at Pianoo and PhD Candidate
and Planning Law                            
Sjoerd Zijlstra                                       
Sjoerd Zijlstra                                    
Professor of Constitutial                                
and Adminstrative Law                                      


News and agenda

Pim Huisman attended the workshop of the international network Public Contracts in Legal Globalization (PCLG) in Lausanne on 10 may 2019. The topic of this workshop was ‘Concessions and similar instruments’. Huisman presented a study of 5 cases concerning the exploitation of casino’s, public transport, mining, advertising objects and of parking garages

➢ 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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