Webinar: Economic and HR measures adopted during the corona pandemic in Norway
The coronavirus pandemic has impacted businesses across the globe. To prevent the same economic crisis from 2008, the Norwegian government has implemented a number of measures to assist businesses during this time of financial uncertainty.
The corona pandemic – how does it affect tender procedures and contracts which are subject to procurement regulations?
Contracting authorities and suppliers, like many others, have been impacted by the corona pandemic. One of the challenging issues is the application of procurement law, as the procurement regulations have restrictions related to the actions of the contracting authority during a pending tender procedure, as well as for modifying existing contracts. However, even though the public procurement act is claimed to be rigid, there are ways to comply with the procurement regulations in the current and challenging situation caused by the corona pandemic.