Practice Notes

Implementation Standards for Framework Agreements

By Paul Emanuelli This article is an excerpt from The Art of Tendering: A Global Due Diligence Guide, which is available for purchase.  Implementation Standards for Framework Agreements Well-documented concerns over the non-transparent use of supplier rosters, along with repeated failures in effectively [...]

Failure to Plan Not an Emergency

By Paul Emanuelli This article is an excerpt from The Art of Tendering: A Global Due Diligence Guide, which is available for purchase.  In its June 2018 determination in ALS Canada Ltd v. Statistics Canada, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal rendered one of [...]

Auditor Calls for Intervention Due to Compliance Complacency

By Paul Emanuelli This article is an excerpt from The Art of Tendering: A Global Due Diligence Guide, which is available for purchase.  In Report of the Auditor General – 2017 Volume I, the Auditor General of New Brunswick found that the New [...]

Former Senior Advisor to Prime Minister Convicted on Influence Peddling

By Paul Emanuelli This article is an excerpt from The Art of Tendering: A Global Due Diligence Guide, which is available for purchase. In its March 2018 decision in R. v. Carson, the Supreme Court of Canada upheld the conviction of a former [...]

Federal Employee Charged in Bid-Manipulation Case

By Paul Emanuelli This article is an excerpt from The Art of Tendering: A Global Due Diligence Guide, which is available for purchase. In its June 2018 decision in R. v. Shum, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice found a federal civil servant [...]

Auditor Calls for Improvements to City Framework Agreements

By Paul Emanuelli This article is an excerpt from The Art of Tendering: A Global Due Diligence Guide, which is available for purchase. In its October 2017 report entitled Obtaining the Best Value Through the Use of Vendor Rosters, the Toronto Auditor General’s [...]

Technology Contracts a Target for Corruption

Queensland Crime and Corruption Commission, 2018 By Paul Emanuelli This article is an excerpt from The Art of Tendering: A Global Due Diligence Guide, which is available for purchase. In its August 2018 report ICT procurement — what are the corruption risks?, the [...]