Use of Labels and Certificates as Award Criteria: Sophia Group v Parliament (T-578/19)

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Discusses the ruling in Sophia Group v European Parliament (T-578/19) (GC) on the extent to which labels and certificates may be used as award criteria for public procurement contracts, highlighting the court's distinctions between qualitative award criteria and selection criteria.
Original languageEnglish
JournalPublic Procurement Law Review
Issue number5
Pages (from-to)NA136-NA140
Number of pages5
Publication statusPublished - 2021


  • Award criteria
  • Certificates
  • EU law
  • Labelling
  • Public procurement procedures

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