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This hands-on legal practitioner's guide covers the regulations, procedures, and steps practitioners to effectively deal with international public procurement issues in major jurisdictions. It is an important resource for lawyers whose clients seek cross-border business. Each chapter considers the source of the country's power to contract for the procurement of goods and services. Also discussed are the steps involved in the procurement procedure from the initial determination of the need for goods or services through to the award of the contract. Organized by country, step-by-step analysis addresses key points and indispensable issues, and includes coverage of principles such as openness, accountability, environmental protection, and achieving social justice goals.