Drafting Technical Specs Under the New Trade Agreements Webinar
The new trade agreements impose obligations as to how technical specifications may be drafted when issued as part of a procurement process. This has an impact on public sector procurement practices and raises a number of challenges.
Public sector organizations can now expect more objections as to how technical specifications are established and used.
This session will provide an analysis that can be used to navigate through these issues and will consider the application of some tribunal decisions that provide guidance in establishing technical specifications that are compliant with the obligations under the trade agreements.
- Review the legal obligations related to drafting technical specifications as part of a procurement process
- Identify the challenges in implementing compliance with obligations for the technical specifications
- Examine an analysis to facilitate the use of technical specifications under the trade agreements
- Explore some sound practices for addressing these obligations and minimizing challenges
June 26th, 2018
10:00 – 11:30 AM PST