Global Newsreel October 15, 2018

A Featured Position in our Procurement Resource Office and Four Priorities for Canada’s New Procurement Ombudsman By Paul Emanuelli and Lisa Kuechler This week’s Newsreel includes our new Featured Position from the Procurement Resource Office, along with the latest [...]

Global Newsreel August 27, 2018

Award Struck Down Due to Non-Compliant Bid and Canada Sidelined as US-Mexico NAFTA Talks Go Into Overtime By Paul Emanuelli and Lisa Kuechler This week’s newsreel features a new Legal Update by Procurement Law Office Counsel Anna Krol on [...]

Global Newsreel Update – July 16, 2018

Bid-Rigging Intrigues in New York State and High-Cost Cushions at Canada's Mexican Embassy By: Paul Emanuelli and Lisa Kuechler In this week’s news we’re tracking more bid-rigging intrigues in New York State, a land sale audit in British Columbia, calls [...]

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, [...]

Global Newsreel Update – June 4, 2018

Auditor Blames Culture of Denial For Phoenix Boondoggle and Feds Stonewall on Interim Fairness Report in $60 Billion Project By: Paul Emanuelli and Lisa Kuechler This week, our Media Monitoring Team is following more on the Phoenix boondoggle: auditor blames culture of [...]

Global Newsreel Update – April 9, 2018

Charges Laid in Mississippi Bid Rigging Scheme and Government Staff Arrested on Train Tender Corruption Allegations in Estonia By: Paul Emanuelli and Lisa Kuechler This week, our Media Monitoring Team is taking note of charges being laid in a Mississippi bid [...]

Contractor Sentenced For Role in Australian Conspiracy

By Paul Emanuelli In its November 2017 decision in The Queen v. Salter, the Supreme Court of Victoria sentenced a contractor to four years and five months in prison for his role in a bribery scheme involving government contracts. The [...]

Why Too Much Transparency Can Lead to Collusion

By Julia Mills Bid-rigging and collusion are risks every organization that engages in competitive bidding faces, and as such, it is vital that organizations develop and institute awareness, prevention and detection measures, including considering how much of their bidding process [...]

Spring 2016 Top Ten Global Newsreel

By Paul Emanuelli 1. Vietnam Set to Purchase US F-16s Vietnam is poised to procure new US fighter jets. Defense News reports that with “the lifting of the US arms embargo to Vietnam, a US defense industry source indicates Hanoi [...]

The Perils of Public Openings

View the Video: This article was read into the record in the Cayman Island's Legislature in support of a new procurement bill. To view the video of the full reading, see Procurement Office Article on Public Openings Shared [...]