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BoxThis section contains SFAO audits on the procurement of goods and services by the Confederation.

Cross-sectional audit Status and development of contract management and procurement controlling - Federal Office for Buildings and Logistics

In this report, the Swiss Federal Audit Office (SFAO) audited the implementation of its recommendations in the areas of federal procurement and controlling. At the same time and for the attention of the Finance Delegation (FinDel), the status and development of FinDel's recommendations were examined. They cover very similar and related topics and are included in the 2017 FinDel activity report of 13 March 2018.

Audit number: 18092

Audit Public procurement - ETH domain

According to its own account, the ETH domain with both Institutes of Technology and the four research institutions purchases goods and services to the value of approximately CHF 1 billion each year (including property procurement and management and library acquisitions). The six institutions' autonomy as public federal institutions with their own legal identities is a challenge for common procurements. On its initiative, KoBe ETH+ (coordinated procurement in the ETH domain and selected partner organisations) was created as a link in 2003. The purchasing volumes which can be influenced by KoBe ETH+ amount to around CHF 150 million per year.

Audit number: 17444

Management Letter Ausgesuchte Beschaffungsgeschäfte bei der Bundesanwaltschaft

Einzelne Beschaffungen der Bundesanwaltschaft (BA) wurden im vergangenen Jahr in der Presse kritisiert. Bedenken zur Notwendigkeit beschaffter Leistungen und mögliche Risikofaktoren bezüglich Verstössen gegen das öffentliche Beschaffungsrecht, wurden vorgebracht. Dies veranlasste die EFK, folgende Sachverhalte mit einer eigenen Einschätzung zu beurteilen.

Audit number: 16682