confidentiality

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 [...]

Balancing Transparency and Confidentiality in Complex Projects

By Paul Emanuelli This article is an excerpt from The Art of Tendering: A Global Due Diligence Guide, which is available for purchase. As the courts have recognized, transparency is not an absolute, particularly when complex projects are involved. While the low bid [...]

The Confidentiality-Transparency Conundrum

By Paul Emanuelli This article is an excerpt from The Art of Tendering: A Global Due Diligence Guide, which is available for purchase. When conducting an open tendering process, purchasing institutions must balance the need to protect a bidder’s confidential information and protect [...]

Depoliticizing the Procurement Process

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 must ensure that their contract award decisions are shielded from inappropriate political interference. To achieve this end, a [...]

Political Interference in the Bidding Process

By Paul Emanuelli This article is an excerpt from The Art of Tendering: A Global Due Diligence Guide, which is available for purchase. It has been repeatedly noted by the courts that the integrity of high-profile projects can be compromised through lobbying and [...]

Court Rejects Lost Profit Claim Against Dialogue RFP

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 January 2019 decision in Inzola Group Limited v. City of Brampton, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice dismissed [...]

Purchasing Workshop in Kamloops, BC

We are pleased to announce that Paul Emanuelli will be presenting a two-day purchasing workshop in Kamloops, British Columbia, May 7-8, 2018. The workshop will include the following topics: Treaty Compliance Open and Fair Competition Anti-Avoidance Rules and Exemptions Debriefing [...]

Emerging Contract Models for Complex Procurement Projects with SCMA Ontario

The emergence of complex procurement projects with multiple goals and stakeholders has underlined the need for innovative contracting models. This workshop, taught by Paul Emanuelli through the Supply Chain Management Association of Ontario (SCMA Ontario), will explore a broad range [...]