California High-Speed Rail Billions Over Budget, Britain Faces Recession Due to Brexit Gamble and Whistleblowing Leads to Nepotism Termination
By Paul Emanuelli and Candace Hurlock
This week’s newsreel features presentation slides on The Five Inherent Risk Factors that kick off the week-long Osgoode Major Projects course in Toronto, as well as the biggest stories from our media monitoring team, including major delays and cost overruns in California’s high-speed rail project, Britain facing recession over Brexit, Oracle losing its Pentagon bid protest, Jamaica launching a P3 project, a new ruling blocking the Keystone XL pipeline, a former Saskatchewan IT exec admitting to a vendor-paid PGA trip, Saskatoon updating its procurement practices, Australia’s Senate cracking down on unethical contractors, India and Indonesia leveraging new e-bidding platforms to fight corruption, and Canada’s whistleblower program leading to an employee termination for contracting irregularities.
Presentation: The Five Inherent Risk Factors
What are The Five Inherent Risk Factors undermining public sector procurement projects? Download the slides for an advanced view of this presentation from the forthcoming The Art of Tendering: A Global Due Diligence Guide as covered at the week-long Osgoode Major Projects course in Toronto.