Global Newsreel August 27, 2018

Award Struck Down Due to Non-Compliant Bid and Canada Sidelined as US-Mexico NAFTA Talks Go Into Overtime

By Paul Emanuelli and Lisa Kuechler

This week’s newsreel features a new Legal Update by Procurement Law Office Counsel Anna Krol on a new CFTA ruling quashing a contract award due to non-compliance, along with the latest News Updates on ongoing NAFTA negotiations, US bid-rigging allegations over biased specifications, parliamentary hearings in South Africa, a corruption prosecution in the Philippines, spending waste in Pakistan and Buffalo, and procurement transparency reforms in the Ukraine.

Legal Update

Award Struck Down Due to Non-Compliant Bid by Anna Krol

News Update

Canada Sidelined as US-Mexico NAFTA Talks Go Into Overtime

Former Colorado State Senator Calls for Bid-Rigging Probe, Alleges Biased Specs

Georgia Resident Alleges Bid-Rigging Over Branded Specs in Turf Tender

Parliamentary Committee Grills South African Utility Over Power Tenders

Philippine Court Denies Dismissal in Corruption Case

Billions in Alleged Waste in Pakistan’s Procurement System

Rushed Decentralised Spending Increases Costs to Buffalo Housing Agency

Ukraine Leverages Technology in Procurement Transparency Reforms

 

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