Open Call for Tenders VT/2011/013 - Study on transfers of undertakings in insolvency situations
Call for tenders VT/2011/013 “Study on transfers of undertakings in insolvency situations” under the PROGRESS programme has been published by the European Commission.
Purpose of the study:
In order to ascertain how and to what extent the rights of employees have been protected in insolvency situations, the contractor has to:
- describe the measures in force providing for special rules on the transfers of undertakings, businesses or parts thereof in insolvency situations in the Member States of the EU concerned,
- analyse the application in practice of the measures applicable to transfers in insolvency situations in a selected group of Member States and assess the effects that are generated by the measures in place in same group of Member States,
- undertake a comparative analysis and identify best practices aiming at the protection of employees in case of transfers in insolvency situations and the solutions of the problems occurring in the process of application of law.
Bids may not under any circumstances exceed €250 000 (two hundred and fifty thousand euro).
Deadline for submitting offers is 12 September 2011.
Period of validity of tender is 6 months from 12/9/2011 and opening of the tenders will not be before 23/9/2011.
Link to the Internet page where selection criteria are available and documents of the call can be consulted:
Further information may be obtained from: