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New EFTA Court judgement: contracting authority may be held liable even in a case of a simple breach of the public procurement law On October 31 2017, the EFTA Court delivered a judgement (case E-16/16) regarding requirements for a claim for damages depending on infringements in a tender procedure. According to the Court's conclusion even a simple breach of public procurement law is, in itself, sufficient to trigger the liability of the contracting authority. Some insights from a conference in Brussels on Brexit’s legal consequences Amidst daily reports about warring factions in the British government and stalling negotiations between the UK and EU, a conference in Brussels that took place last week took a sober view on the legal consequences of Brexit. In short: They are mind-boggling and perhaps even more complex as previously assumed.