Bid Rigging

Newsreel Reveals Global Bid-Rigging Pandemic

By Paul Emanuelli This article is an excerpt from The Art of Tendering: A Global Due Diligence Guide, which is available for purchase. While bid-rigging, price-fixing, and collusion may appear to be isolated incidents that occur in other locales far removed from your [...]

Global Newsreel May 27, 2019

New Hospital Needs New Roof in Saskatchewan P3 Project, Nova Scotia Opposition Questions P3 Approach to New Hospital, and Nepal Reforms Crack Down on Contract Extensions By Paul Emanuelli  This week’s newsreel features P3s and poor planning on major projects, [...]

Global Newsreel May 13, 2019

US Claims Ottawa’s New Jet RFP Biased Against F-35, Canada Considers More Arctic Coast Guards Ships, and Study Shows Procurement Technology Gap This week’s newsreel features Washington’s attack on Ottawa’s fighter jet RFP, Canada’s plan for more Arctic coast [...]

Global Newsreel 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 This week’s newsreel features a media ban on naval ship bidders, allegations of foul play in Corner Brook, [...]

Global Newsreel March 18, 2019

OECD Reviews Canada in Wake of SNC-Lavalin Scandal, SNC-Lavalin Wins Major Deal with City of Ottawa, and Jamaica Revamps Procurement Regime By Paul Emanuelli and Jenna Peacock This week’s newsreel covers an OECD investigation into Canada’s federal interference scandal, Ottawa council’s [...]

Global Newsreel February 25, 2019

New Brunswick Fights Back Against Negative Audit, Western Canada Expands Bid Protest Mechanism, and Kenyan Garbage Tender Under Fire For Anomalies By Paul Emanuelli and Jenna Peacock In this week’s newsreel, New Brunswick fights back against a negative audit report, Western [...]

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, [...]