Contract A

Canadian Law Series – Legal Foundations: Seminar with SCMA British Columbia

Featuring the most popular critical legal trends covered in the 4th edition of his standard-setting Government Procurement textbook, The Legal Foundations stream out of Paul Emanuelli’s Canadian Law Series covers the main administrative and commercial law duties and remedies that [...]

Overbudget Bids Trigger Bid-Shopping Battles

By Paul Emanuelli This article is an excerpt from The Art of Tendering: A Global Due Diligence Guide, which is available for purchase. A close reading of Canadian case law reveals that there is no risk-free exit strategy when bids come in overbudget [...]

Compliance Issues Trigger Lost Profit Claims

By Paul Emanuelli This article is an excerpt from The Art of Tendering: A Global Due Diligence Guide, which is available for purchase. The Canadian courts have imposed a strict regime on purchasing institutions that conduct their tendering processes under the Contract A [...]

Judicial Review Recognizes Non-Contract A 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 Murray Purcha & Son Ltd. v. Barriere (District), the British Columbia Court of Appeal [...]

Court Dismisses $150 Million Claim Against NRFP

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 October 2018 decision in CG Acquisition Inc. v. P1 Consulting Inc., the Ontario Superior Court of Justice summarily [...]

Frontier Justice and the End of Contract A [Recording Available]

For those still using Contract A tendering formats, the June 2018 Yukon Court of Appeal decision in Mega Reporting Inc. v. Yukon serves as a last call to finally part company with the unclear Contract A rules and join the [...]

Frontier Justice and the End of Contract A

By Paul Emanuelli This article is an excerpt from The Art of Tendering: A Global Due Diligence Guide, which is available for purchase. For those still using Contact A tendering formats, the June 2018 Yukon Court of Appeal decision in Mega Reporting Inc. [...]

Negotiated RFP Dispute Summarily Dismissed

By Paul Emanuelli This article is an excerpt from Government Procurement, which is available for purchase. In its October 2017 decision in Adlair Aviation (1983) Ltd. v. Nunavut, the Nunavut Court of Justice summarily dismissed a lawsuit against the government after finding [...]

Case Dismissed After Court Finds No Contract A

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 September 2017 decision in Saskatoon Surgicentre Inc. v. Saskatoon Regional Health Authority, the Saskatchewan Court of Queen’s Bench [...]