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 [...]

US Newsreel for July 29, 2019

Microsoft Fined $8.7 Million USD in Hungarian Bid-Rigging Case, Trade War Sparks Mass Exodus from China, and Annapolis Mayor Introduces Municipal Procurement Code By Paul Emanuelli In this week’s newsreel, Microsoft is fined in a Hungarian bid-rigging and bribery [...]

Newsreel for July 29, 2019

Quebec Government Denies Plan for SNC-Lavalin Bailout, SNC-Lavalin Bails on Two Major Vancouver Projects, and Saudi Arabia Adopts Negotiated RFPs in New Law By Paul Emanuelli In this week’s newsreel, Quebec denies an SNC-Lavalin bailout plan, SNC-Lavalin bails out [...]

Newsreel for July 22, 2019

Political Interference in Pentagon Cloud Protest, Oracle Loses Bid Protest Over $10 Billion Cloud Deal, and China Considers Opening Doors to Foreign Bids By Paul Emanuelli In this week’s newsreel, lawmakers lobby for presidential interference in a Pentagon bid [...]

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 for 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 for 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 By Paul Emanuelli  This week’s newsreel features Washington’s attack on Ottawa’s fighter jet RFP, Canada’s plan for more [...]

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 [...]

Global Newsreel for 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 for 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 [...]