Global Newsreel Update – July 23, 2018

Canadian Tribunal Rules on Passive Assessments of Written Submissions and US Leads World in Purchase of Slave Labour Goods

By: Paul Emanuelli and Lisa Kuechler

This week’s newsreel features a new case note by Procurement Law Office Legal Counsel Anna Krol on the risks of passively evaluating technical submissions, as well as stories about slave labour sales in the US, shutting out charities in UK tenders, a Singapore procurement audit on flawed evaluations, a call for greater transparency in The Bahamas, and the latest reports from the ongoing New York State bid-rigging scandal.

Canadian Tribunal Rules on Passive Assessments of Written Submissions

US Leads World in Purchase of Slave Labour Goods

Report Claims Charities Shut Out of UK Contracts

Singapore Auditor Finds Governance Lapses in Festival Lighting Tenders

Low Transparency Score Prompts Call for Reforms in The Bahamas

New York Jury Rules Bid-Rigging is Not “Business as Usual”

Buffalo Billion Conviction Puts Spotlight on NY State Funding

Cuomo To Donate $500K in Contributions from Convicted Bid-Riggers

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