Court Derails Tainted Tender – 2018 Case of the Year

By Paul Emanuelli The July 2017 decision of the High Court of South Africa in Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa v. Swifambo Rail Agency (Pty) Ltd. serves as a cautionary tale for all public officials about the risks of [...]

Managing Fair Evaluations – NY State Feature

By Paul Emanuelli Fair evaluations are a core requirement of the public tendering process. Featuring a series of bid protest determinations from the New York Office of the State Comptroller, this session will provide key insights for purchasing professionals across [...]

Owning Up to Your Major Construction Projects

By Paul Emanuelli Construction Contract Formats Selecting the Appropriate Contract Format When it comes to public procurement, major construction projects are one of the highest risk areas for bid disputes, cost overruns and performance delays. This presentation will provide guidelines [...]

Launching Our Empire State Campaign

After years of successful operations across Canada and the Caribbean, The Procurement Office is pleased to announce our expansion into the United States with our 2018 Empire State Campaign. This new initiative features the best of our well-established procurement services, [...]

Guiding Principles for Government Evaluators

By Paul Emanuelli The following is an article from the December 2017 issue of Purchasing B2B magazine.  Whether it’s a formal bid protest, a public audit review or a newsreel report, government evaluators often find themselves under a spotlight of [...]

Debunking Misconceptions About Fairness Advisors

Related Webinar: Debunking Misconceptions About Fairness Advisors, October 25, 2017 at 1 p.m. EDT By Paul Emanuelli While more and more public institutions are turning to fairness advisors for major projects, [...]

Mobilizing Coast-to-Coast Bid Dispute Defence Teams

From sole-source challenges, to allegations of biased specifications, to debriefing disputes and unfair process claims, Canada’s new trade treaties have opened new avenues of legal challenge against public institutions at all levels of government. Given these increased risks, your organization [...]

Resource and Training Gap: A Public Procurement Crisis

Related Publication: A related article on this topic was published in the October 2017 issue of Purchasing B2B magazine. Click here or on the image to view or download the one-page PDF article. By Paul Emanuelli The [...]

Global Law Experts 2017 Winners: Public Procurement Law Firm of the Year for Canada

We're happy to announce that the Procurement Law Office has been selected as the winner of the Global Law Experts Public Procurement Law Firm for Canada for 2017. This win is an honour and we know that we would not have been [...]