corruption

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 [...]

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 [...]

Technology Contracts a Target for Corruption

Queensland Crime and Corruption Commission, 2018 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 August 2018 report ICT procurement — what are the corruption risks?, the [...]

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 Update – June 4, 2018

Auditor Blames Culture of Denial For Phoenix Boondoggle and Feds Stonewall on Interim Fairness Report in $60 Billion Project By: Paul Emanuelli and Lisa Kuechler This week, our Media Monitoring Team is following more on the Phoenix boondoggle: auditor blames culture of [...]

Global Newsreel Update – April 9, 2018

Charges Laid in Mississippi Bid Rigging Scheme and Government Staff Arrested on Train Tender Corruption Allegations in Estonia By: Paul Emanuelli and Lisa Kuechler This week, our Media Monitoring Team is taking note of charges being laid in a Mississippi bid [...]

Global Newsreel Update – March 5, 2018

Canadian process flaws, Caribbean corruption and more charges in NY By: Paul Emanuelli and Lisa Kuechler Welcome to our Global Newsreel Update, our new weekly newsletter feature that will bring you highlights of the public procurement news of the previous [...]

Contractor Sentenced For Role in Australian Conspiracy

By Paul Emanuelli In its November 2017 decision in The Queen v. Salter, the Supreme Court of Victoria sentenced a contractor to four years and five months in prison for his role in a bribery scheme involving government contracts. The [...]

Injunction Granted Over Allegations of Union Interference

By Paul Emanuelli In its April 2017 decision in United Services, Inc. v. City of Newark, the New Jersey Superior Court granted a temporary injunction against a tendering process for janitorial services. The plaintiff submitted a low bid that was [...]