Lithuania's Parliament has approved a new Concessions law which comes into power from 1st January 2018. The legislation, passed together with the adoption of the EU Directive 2014/23/EU, enables a wider and more flexible use of concessions. The new law aims to establish an adequate, balanced and flexible legal framework for the award of concessions that ensures equal and open access to the market to economic operators from across the European Union.
The House of Representatives of Nigeria has declared its intention to overhaul the laws on Public Private Partnership (PPP).
Italy has published the first amendment to the New Public Contracts Code in the Italian official Gazette.
Puerto Rico has released the Proposed Regulations for the Procurement, Evaluation, Selection, Negotiation, and Award of Public-Private Partnership Contracts under Act No. 29-2009, as amended.
The Peruvian Ministry of Economy and Finance has passed an amendment to the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Law Regulation (Decreto Legislativo N° 1251).
The government of Argentina has launched the law 27,328 on PPPs, an instrument aimed to attract and accelerate investments from the private sector.
The World Bank Group and the Government of Sudan has launched Sudan’s first Public-Private Partnership (PPP) initiative.
The Government of Mali has adopted a new PPP Law (Loi N°2016 - 016/ DU 30 Dec 2016 Relative aux Partenariats Public-Prive au Mali).
Sri Lanka is to setup a separate division for Public Private Partnerships (PPP) under the Treasury with experts to support and advice on PPP projects.
The Municipality of Angra dos Reis, located in the State of Rio de Janeiro, has published its law on public-private partnerships (PPPs).
The Monetary Board (MB) has announced that the additional 25 percent Single Borrowers’ Limit (SBL) available to banks and quasi-banks which can be tapped to finance Public-Private Partnership (PPP) projects has expired on 28 December 2016.
The State of Maranhão, Brasil, has enacted a new law on public-private partnerships (PPPs) and a new regulation on the Expresion of Interest procedure (EOI).
The Philippine Stock Exchange has issued the new listing and disclosure rules applicable to companies engaged in PPP projects, supporting the Philippines Government's efforts to sustain the country's economic growth through sustainable partnerships with the private sector for infrastructure development.
HICL Infrastructure Company Limited alongside with DIF Infrastructure IV and Northleaf Capital Partners have reached an agreement to acquire a 100% equity interest in Northwest Parkway, a toll-road located in the Denver metropolitan area of Colorado, U.S.A.
Romania has promulgated a law on public-private partnership (PPP) three years after the government led by Victor Ponta initiated the project.
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has announced that the country is to prepare documentation to govern public-private partnerships (PPPs) by the end of the year.
Regulators have allowed companies building infrastructure projects under the government’s public-private partnership scheme to list shares on the stock exchange, according to rules released this week.
The Argentine Chamber of Deputies has approved the new Public-Private Partnership (PPP) framework to help address the country’s existing infrastructure deficit and make banks and multilateral lending agencies more interested in financing public works.
The Government of Victoria (Australia) has launched new requirements for public private partnerships (PPPs) in order to ensure best practice and allow the private sector to tender for Victorian Government projects with greater certainty.