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On 3 May 2018 the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs hosted its annual meeting on Norwegian export control and sanctions. On the meeting the ministry gave an update on their priorities in 2018. In this newsletter we have summarised what we see as the most important matters from this years meeting.
On 8 May 2018, President Trump announced that the United States will be withdrawing from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (“JCPOA”), also known as the Iran nuclear deal. The announcement came ahead of a May 12 deadline for the renewal of a key sanctions waiver.
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.
Ronny works with EU/EEA law, primarily with public procurement and state aid, where he has extensive experience in advising suppliers and public authorities, and further with trade compliance, competition law, and general guidance on the EEA Agreement.
His practice includes different sectors, but in particularly in the fields of technology, industry, energy, pharmaceuticals, defense and transport. Ronny has broad experience as a consultant for Norwegian and international companies in complex cases on national and EU/EEA level.
Ronny has as part of his practice assisted clients under investigation of the EFTA Surveillance Authority for breach of the EEA Agreement's state aid rules. Further within the field of public procurements Ronny has been representing many national and international companies in negotiations with public authorities. He has also experience with litigation before both national courts and the EFTA Court.