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Inside Advantage Breaches Trade Treaty Rules

By Paul Emanuelli This article is an excerpt from The Art of Tendering: A Global Due Diligence Guide, which is available for purchase. As the following Canadian International Trade Tribunal cases illustrate, inside advantage can prejudice the fairness of a procurement process and [...]

Introducing the New Canada-Europe Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement

By Paul Emanuelli (extracted from the fourth edition of Paul Emanuelli’s Government Procurement textbook) In February 2017, after prior consultations with its constituent members, the European Parliament approved the Canada-Europe Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (“CETA”), with the effective date within Canada scheduled [...]

Introducing the New Canadian Free Trade Agreement

By Paul Emanuelli (extracted from the fourth edition of Paul Emanuelli’s Government Procurement textbook) In April 2017, Canada’s trade ministers formally announced that effective July 1, 2017 the Canadian Free Trade Agreement (“CFTA”) would replace its predecessor, the Agreement on [...]