USA Newsreel July 2, 2019

Amazon Counters Oracle Bid Protest in Cloud Dispute, US Supreme Court Backs Confidential Business Information, and Trump and Trudeau Seal Trade Deal By Paul Emanuelli  In this week’s newsreel, Amazon launches a counter-attack against Oracle’s bid protest, the US Supreme [...]

Failure to Maintain Records Prompts Sanctions

By Paul Emanuelli This article is an excerpt from The Art of Tendering: A Global Due Diligence Guide, which is available for purchase. As evidenced by recent bid dispute rulings and audit reviews, public institutions are coming under increasing scrutiny regarding their record-keeping [...]

Disclosure Risks a Global Procurement Issue

By Paul Emanuelli This article is an excerpt from The Art of Tendering: A Global Due Diligence Guide, which is available for purchase. As evidenced by the number of lawsuits in the area, a purchasing institution’s disclosure duties during a tendering process continue [...]

Flawed Milestone Mapping Leads to Project Failure

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 2019 report entitled The Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission’s Administration of the Biometric Identification Services Project, the Australian National [...]

Global Newsreel December 10, 2018

Ontario Audit Questions Waterfront Toronto RFP, Risk of “Raw Deal” in Military Sole-Sourcing, and CARICOM Portal Opens Bidding Across Caribbean By Paul Emanuelli and Lisa Kuechler This week’s newsreel highlights include audit concerns over advanced disclosures and tight bid timeframes in Waterfront [...]

Audit Finds Politicized Train Station Decisions

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 December 2018 report entitled Metrolinx – GO Station Selection, the Auditor General of Ontario found that the Ontario [...]

Newfoundland Audit Finds Unethical Spending

By: Anna Krol In its September 2018 report titled Management of the Procurement of Goods and Services – Newfoundland and Labrador English School District, the Newfoundland Auditor General found Newfoundland and Labrador English School District (NLESD) to be persistently non-compliant [...]