Newsreel for August 19, 2019

Trudeau Broke Conflict Rules in SNC-Lavalin Affair, PM “Takes Responsibility” for Ethics Violation, and Puerto Rico Plagued by Hurricane Contract Issues By Paul Emanuelli In this week’s newsreel, Canada’s PM breaks the federal conflict law, Australia plays catch-up on [...]

Newsreel for August 12, 2019

Feds Politicize Ship Program as Election Looms, Bid Protest Over BC Oil Tanker Towing Deal, and Procurement Corruption Triggers South African Strike By Paul Emanuelli This week’s global newsreel includes naval procurement controversies and SNC-Lavalin intrigues in Canada, summit-related [...]

Global Newsreel for April 29, 2019

Feds Impose Media Ban on Naval Ship Bidders, Corner Brook Lawyer Alleges Non-Compliant Award, and New Australian Rules Enable Bid Protests By Paul Emanuelli  This week’s newsreel features a media ban on naval ship bidders, allegations of foul play in [...]

2018 Year in Review – Annual Case Law Update [Recording Available]

Drawing on content from the forthcoming The Art of Tendering: A Global Due Diligence Guide, our 2018 Year in Review covers the latest bid-protest controversies and assesses their impact on our annual Global Risk Rating. Join us to see if [...]

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 [...]

New Trains Fail to Meet Accessibility Standards

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 final report, the New Generation Rollingstock Train, the Commission of Inquiry found that the Queensland government [...]

Global Newsreel for November 26, 2018

Fighter Jet Program Another Canadian Military Procurement in Shambles, No Canadian Pilots for Used Australian Jets, and Bid Protest Over Design Deal in $60 Billion Canadian Ship Building Program This week’s newsreel highlights include ongoing turbulence on the fighter jet file [...]

Global Newsreel for November 19, 2018

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 [...]

Global Newsreel for October 29, 2018

Canada Selects Lougheed Martin for Ship Design Deal and Zimbabwe Seeks More Transparency With Procurement Reforms By Paul Emanuelli and Candace Hurlock In this week’s newsreel highlights Canada starts negotiations with Lougheed Martin to award the design deal in its [...]

Global Newsreel for October 22, 2018

Manitoba Launches Review of Project Cost Overruns and the OPP to Procure Roadside Drug Test Kits By Paul Emanuelli and Candace Hurlock This week’s newsreel features the latest stories from the world of procurement, including a Manitoba cost overrun review, [...]