Canada

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 [...]

A Canadian Perspective on Sustainable Procurement

This article was presented at the Transatlantic Workshop on Sustainable Public Procurement in New York City, NY in April 2019. Download the presentation here. This discussion offers a Canadian perspective on sustainable public procurement and covers structural barriers to policy implementation and an [...]

Global Newsreel April 22, 2019

Former MP Denies Inside Advantage in Collingwood Inquiry, Greek Prosecutors Claim $35 Million EU Paid in Telcom Bribes, and City of Ottawa Under Scrutiny Over SNC-Lavalin LRT Evaluation This week’s newsreel features allegations of inside advantage at the Collingwood [...]

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 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 [...]