REUTERS | Asmaa Waguih

Our quarterly freedom of information law blogs focus on the latest developments in freedom of information law under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA) and the Environmental Information Regulations 2004 (SI 2004/3391) (EIR). The blog will enable readers advising on freedom of information law to catch up on the most important cases, issues or developments on the topic. This post looks at freedom of information law developments from July to September 2017. In this post, we look at:

  • Court of Appeal decisions.
  • Decisions of the First-tier Tribunal (Information Rights).
  • ICO developments.
  • Other European and governmental publications.
  • Featured blogs.
  • Recent Ask queries.

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REUTERS | Ali Jarekji

This post sets out the key developments in public procurement legislation and policy that lawyers need to be aware of and covers the period from June to August 2017. The post does not consider case law as this is covered in our monthly public case digest. For a summary of the latest cases, see Public Procurement case digest (July 2017). A new case digest covering cases from August and September 2017 will be published at the start of October 2017.

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REUTERS | Vasily Fedosenko

July’s case digest includes an ECJ judgment regarding the assessment of selection criteria relating to economic and financial standing, and two High Court judgments in the same procurement dispute, relating to disclosure of documents and the lifting of an automatic suspension respectively.

Please feel free to submit a comment below or send us an Ask query if you have any views on the cases covered, or think that we have missed a case that should be brought to the attention of public procurement practitioners. Continue reading