EC threat to PFI deals halted

Pearman, Ross
February 2002
Contract Journal;2/20/2002, Vol. 412 Issue 6365, p1
Trade Publication
Reports that the Construction Confederation has successfully secured the retention of exclusive dialogue at the preferred bidder stage of Private Finance Initiative contracts in Great Britain. Significance of the effort to contractors.


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