Technology Contracts a Target for Corruption

Queensland Crime and Corruption Commission, 2018 By Paul Emanuelli This article is an excerpt from the forthcoming publication, The Art of Tendering: A Global Due Diligence Guide, available now for advance purchase. In its August 2018 report ICT procurement — what are the corruption [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Court Derails Train Tender Due to Ethical Irregularities

By Paul Emanuelli In its July 2017 decision in Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa v. Swifambo Rail Agency (Pty) Ltd., the High Court of South Africa struck down a contract award after determining that the multiple irregularities found in [...]