Audit Recommends More Evaluator Training

By Paul Emanuelli This article is an excerpt from the 2020 edition of The Art of Tendering: A Global Due Diligence Guide, which is available for purchase. In its November 2019 report entitled Audit of Stage 2 Light Rail Transit (LRT) Project Procurement, the City of [...]

P3s Criticized for Secrecy and Fudged Figures

By Paul Emanuelli This article is an excerpt from the 2020 edition of The Art of Tendering: A Global Due Diligence Guide, which is available for purchase. In her October 2019 Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives report entitled Shrouded in Secrecy: The Queen Elizabeth II Hospital [...]

Fairness Monitor Not Decision-Maker or Legal Advisor

By Paul Emanuelli This article is an excerpt from the 2020 edition of The Art of Tendering: A Global Due Diligence Guide, which is available for purchase. In its October 2019 decision in CG Acquisition Inc. v. P1 Consulting Inc., the Ontario Court of Appeal upheld [...]

Court Rejects Regulation of Inter-Bidder Conduct

By Paul Emanuelli This article is an excerpt from the 2020 edition of The Art of Tendering: A Global Due Diligence Guide, which is available for purchase. In its September 2019 decision in LaPrairie Works Inc v. Ledcor Alberta Limited, the Court of Queen’s Bench of [...]

Tribunal Rejects Mandatory Consensus Scoring

By Paul Emanuelli This article is an excerpt from the 2020 edition of The Art of Tendering: A Global Due Diligence Guide, which is available for purchase. In its August 2019 decision in Harris Corporation v. Department of Public Works and Government Services, the Canadian International [...]

Security Concerns Do Not Trump Trade Treaties

By Paul Emanuelli This article is an excerpt from the 2020 edition of The Art of Tendering: A Global Due Diligence Guide, which is available for purchase. In its August 2019 decision in Harris Corporation v. Department of Public Works and Government Services, the Canadian International [...]

PM Breaches Conflict Law

By Paul Emanuelli This article is an excerpt from the 2020 edition of The Art of Tendering: A Global Due Diligence Guide, which is available for purchase. In its August 2019 report entitled Trudeau II Report, Canada’s Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner determined that Prime [...]

Rampant Sole-Sourcing in Alcohol Deals

By Paul Emanuelli This article is an excerpt from the 2020 edition of The Art of Tendering: A Global Due Diligence Guide, which is available for purchase. In its July 2019 report entitled BC Distribution Branch Directly Awarded Contracts, the Auditor General of British Columbia found [...]