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The Art of Tendering: Seminar with The Government of British Columbia

Featuring new content from Paul Emanuelli’s forthcoming new book The Art of Tendering: A Global Due Diligence Guide, this program will cover the most important issues facing public procurement professionals with a focus on how domestic and global trends are [...]

The Art of Tendering: Seminar with SCMA BC

Featuring new content from Paul Emanuelli’s forthcoming new book The Art of Tendering: A Global Due Diligence Guide, this program will cover the most important issues facing public procurement professionals with a focus on how domestic and global trends are [...]

Global Newsreel January 14, 2019

Judge Rules For Brampton in $28.5 Million Lost Profit Lawsuit, New California Governor Calls for Faster Procurement, and Small Incumbent Cut Out of Large Retender By Paul Emanuelli and Jenna Peacock This week’s newsreel includes an Ontario court decision for Brampton [...]

Judicial Review Recognizes Non-Contract A RFP

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 January 2019 decision in Murray Purcha & Son Ltd. v. Barriere (District), the British Columbia Court of Appeal [...]

Global Newsreel Update – August 6, 2018

Canadian Sole-Sourcing "Emergency", New Batch of Lawsuits, and Billions of Extra Costs in BC By Paul Emanuelli and Lisa Kuechler This week’s newsreel features a new case note by Anna Krol of the Procurement Law Office on another CFTA [...]

Global Newsreel Update – July 3, 2018

Trump's views on Canadian military procurement and South Africa's new open tendering system By: Paul Emanuelli and Lisa Kuechler This week our media monitoring team is following the impact of Trump’s intransigence on Canadian military procurement, spending scandals in Gatineau, [...]

Contract Awards Lost Profits for Non-Compliant Award

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 March 2018 decision in Maglio Installations Ltd. v. The Corporation of the City of Castlegar, the British Columbia [...]

Bid Accepted Notwithstanding Missing Project Schedule

By Paul Emanuelli In its May 2017 decision in Maglio Installations Ltd. v. Castlegar (City), the British Columbia Supreme Court dismissed a claim by a losing bidder after finding that a competing bid was compliant and capable of acceptance. The [...]

Ombudsman Finds Weak Project Governance

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 June 2010 report entitled Ombudsman investigation into the probity of the Kew Residential Services and St Kilda Triangle [...]

Parties Dispute Retroactivity of Rate-Review Clause

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 May 2005 decision in Stratus Contracting Ltd. v. Abitibi Consolidated Inc., the British Columbia Supreme Court dealt with [...]