Bid Bond

Low Bidder Forfeits Bid Bond After Failing to Close

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 1997 decision in City of Wildwood v. Gibbs & Register Inc., the Florida Fifth District Court of [...]

Court Awards Lost Profits For Award to Non-Compliant Bid

By Paul Emanuelli In its July 2014 decision in Cobalt Construction v. Kluane First Nation, the Yukon Territory Supreme Court proceeded by way of summary trial and found Kluane First Nation (“KFN”) liable for awarding a contract to a non-compliant [...]

Manitoba Court Finds Bidder Liable for $500,000 for Failing to Honour Bid

In its December 2011 decision in Manitoba Eastern Star Chalet Inc. v. Dominion Construction Co., the Manitoba Court of Queen’s Bench found a bidder liable for over $500,000 in damages for failing to honour its bid. The case dealt with [...]

Lack of Trade Certification Fatal to Federal Bid

In its December 2011 determination in Dymech Engineering Inc. v. Department of Public Works and Government Services, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal upheld the government’s decision to disqualify a bidder for failing to submit the required proof of certification. The [...]