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Lithuanian Parliament approves new Concessions law

Lithuanian Parliament approves new Concessions law

🕔Jun 16, 2017

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.

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Nigerian infra commission seeks PPP powers

Nigerian infra commission seeks PPP powers

🕔Jun 12, 2017

The House of Representatives of Nigeria has declared its intention to overhaul the laws on Public Private Partnership (PPP).

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First amendment to Italian Public Contracts Code

First amendment to Italian Public Contracts Code

🕔Jun 1, 2017

Italy has published the first amendment to the New Public Contracts Code in the Italian official Gazette.

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Ireland welcomes new procurement regime supporting the delivery of major infrastructural projects

Ireland welcomes new procurement regime supporting the delivery of major infrastructural projects

🕔May 26, 2017

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Puerto Rico publishes PPP law

Puerto Rico publishes PPP law

🕔Apr 18, 2017

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. 

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Peru passes new PPP framework

Peru passes new PPP framework

🕔Apr 6, 2017

The Peruvian Ministry of Economy and Finance has passed an amendment to the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Law Regulation (Decreto Legislativo N° 1251).

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Argentina creates P3 unitCOLA

Argentina creates P3 unitCOLA

🕔Mar 2, 2017

The government of Argentina has launched the law 27,328 on PPPs, an instrument aimed to attract and accelerate investments from the private sector.

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World Bank Group launch PPP support program for Sudan

World Bank Group launch PPP support program for Sudan

🕔Feb 16, 2017

The World Bank Group and the Government of Sudan has launched Sudan’s first Public-Private Partnership (PPP) initiative.

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Mali adopts new PPP law

Mali adopts new PPP law

🕔Feb 9, 2017

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).

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Sri Lanka to set up PPP unit

Sri Lanka to set up PPP unit

🕔Jan 19, 2017

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.

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Angra dos Reis launches PPP law

Angra dos Reis launches PPP law

🕔Jan 13, 2017

The Municipality of Angra dos Reis, located in the State of Rio de Janeiro, has published its law on public-private partnerships (PPPs).

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Philippines allows lenders to increase exposure to PPPs

Philippines allows lenders to increase exposure to PPPs

🕔Jan 3, 2017

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.

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Maranhão approves new PPP law

Maranhão approves new PPP law

🕔Dec 21, 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).

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Philippine Stock Exchange releases rules for PPP listing firms

Philippine Stock Exchange releases rules for PPP listing firms

🕔Dec 14, 2016

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.

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HICL, DIF and Northleaf take control of Denver toll road

HICL, DIF and Northleaf take control of Denver toll road

🕔Dec 5, 2016

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.  

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Romania promulgates law PPP

Romania promulgates law PPP

🕔Dec 1, 2016

Romania has promulgated a law on public-private partnership (PPP) three years after the government led by Victor Ponta initiated the project.

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UAE aims to have PPP framework by year-end

UAE aims to have PPP framework by year-end

🕔Nov 23, 2016

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.

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Philippine infra companies allowed to list shares

Philippine infra companies allowed to list shares

🕔Nov 16, 2016

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.

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Argentina’s Chamber of Deputies approves PPP law

Argentina’s Chamber of Deputies approves PPP law

🕔Nov 10, 2016

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.

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Partnerships Victoria launches new PPP requirements

Partnerships Victoria launches new PPP requirements

🕔Nov 4, 2016

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.

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