Confidentiality and Transparency Cases

By Paul Emanuelli This article is an excerpt from The Art of Tendering: A Global Due Diligence Guide, which is available for purchase. When navigating through the public tendering process, public institutions must continuously steer a clear path through the complex and often [...]

The Global Challenge to Evaluation Decisions

By Paul Emanuelli This article is an excerpt from The Art of Tendering: A Global Due Diligence Guide, which is available for purchase. Public institutions worldwide are facing increasing scrutiny over how they evaluate competing bids in the competitive bidding process. With the [...]

Protecting Confidentiality in Dialogue RFPs

By Paul Emanuelli This article is an excerpt from The Art of Tendering: A Global Due Diligence Guide, which is available for purchase. While the duty to protect confidentiality is a core obligation in all competitive bidding processes (except, perhaps, those involving a [...]

Driving Out Small Operators: The School Bus Study

By Paul Emanuelli This article is an excerpt from The Art of Tendering: A Global Due Diligence Guide, which is available for purchase. The recent controversies involving Ontario student transportation services offers a case study into how open competition can result in the [...]

Pricing Pitfalls: Building Proper Bidding Foundations

By Paul Emanuelli This article is an excerpt from The Art of Tendering: A Global Due Diligence Guide, which is available for purchase. Proper pricing structures are the cornerstone of competitive bidding and contract administration. This article will explain the importance of laying [...]

Flawed Cost Estimate Forces Low Bid Rejection

By Paul Emanuelli This article is an excerpt from The Art of Tendering: A Global Due Diligence Guide, which is available for purchase. In its July 1987 decision in Garcia-Allen/Turner v. Department of Transportation, the Florida Division of Administrative Hearings upheld a decision [...]