In January 2015, Jolita Rima Puškorienė, Managing Associate and Head of the Public Procurement Practice Group at COBALT, was appointed by the Lithuanian Confederation of Industrialists (LCI) to the working group formed by the Ministry of Economy to ensure smooth transposition of the Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the award of concession contracts into the national law.
The provisions of the Directive cover different fields, therefore, the working group was formed from representatives of diverse institutions and business associations. Members of the group will be entitled to give proposals for draft legislation transposing the Directive into the national law.
Jolita Rima Puškorienė is a Managing Associate and the Head of the firm’s Public Procurement Practice Group. Before joining the firm in 2010, Jolita Rima Puškorienė led the Prevention and Control Division of the Public Procurement Office under the Government of the Republic of Lithuania. During her legal practice she has practiced as a freelance attorney at law, worked at Vilnius County State Tax Inspectorate, the Tax Recovery Department.
In 2014 Jolita Rima Puškorienė was also appointed representative of the working group formed by the Ministry of Economy to transpose the Public Procurement Directive. In 2013 Jolita Rima Puškorienė became Head of the Committee on Public Procurement of the Lithuanian Confederation of Industrialists. The Committee is responsible for the legal aspects of public procurement and is comprised of LCI members representing Lithuania’s largest companies.