Global Newsreel March 11, 2019

SNC-Lavalin Lobbied Feds to "Level Playing Field" With Deferred Prosecutions, Chinese Firm With Controversial Track Record Wins Major Deal, and Canada to Roll Out $80 Million Procurement System By Paul Emanuelli and Jenna Peacock This week’s newsreel includes more details on [...]

Global Newsreel February 4, 2019

Former SNC Head Pleads Guilty in Corruption Scandal, Calls for SNC’s Debarment From Federal Contracts, and Chamber Calls for Depoliticized Tendering in Trinidad By Paul Emanuelli and Jenna Peacock In this week’s newsreel the former head of SNC Lavalin pleads guilty in a [...]

Global Newsreel January 21, 2019

Florida Audit Finds Out-of-Control Municipal P-Card Spending, Arkansas Waste District Sole Sources Media Deal to Employee, and Lobby Group Mobilizes for Election to Direct Ship Deals to Quebec By Paul Emanuelli and Jenna Peacock This week’s newsreel includes out-of-control municipal P-Card [...]

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 [...]

2018 Year in Review – Annual Case Law Update [Recording Available]

Drawing on content from the forthcoming The Art of Tendering: A Global Due Diligence Guide, our 2018 Year in Review covers the latest bid-protest controversies and assesses their impact on our annual Global Risk Rating. Join us to see if [...]

Global Newsreel January 7, 2019

Competition Bureau and DCC Join Forces to Fight Bid-Rigging, US Reforms Call for More Transparency and a Museum Tender Gets Cancelled Over Unfair Insider Advantage Concerns By Paul Emanuelli and Lisa Kuechler This week’s newsreel features highlights from the end of [...]

Global Newsreel December 3, 2018

Trinidad Completes Offshore Oil Project, Trade Deal Means No VIA Local Preference for Bombardier, and Architects Question Ghana’s Cathedral Project By Paul Emanuelli and Lisa Kuechler This week’s newsreel features the latest stories from the world of procurement, including a new offshore [...]

Global Newsreel November 26, 2018

Fighter Jet Program Another Canadian Military Procurement in Shambles, No Canadian Pilots for Used Australian Jets, and Bid Protest Over Design Deal in $60 Billion Canadian Ship Building Program This week’s newsreel highlights include ongoing turbulence on the fighter jet file [...]

Global Newsreel November 5, 2018

Canada’s Supreme Court Rules Against Reopening 65-Year Old Contract and the Trans-Pacific Partnership is Ratified By Paul Emanuelli and Candace Hurlock This week our media monitoring team was tracking a Canadian court blocking the reopening of a 65-year old [...]

Global Newsreel October 29, 2018

Canada Selects Lougheed Martin for Ship Design Deal and Zimbabwe Seeks More Transparency With Procurement Reforms By Paul Emanuelli and Candace Hurlock In this week’s newsreel highlights Canada starts negotiations with Lougheed Martin to award the design deal in its [...]