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Global Newsreel April 29, 2019

Feds Impose Media Ban on Naval Ship Bidders, Corner Brook Lawyer Alleges Non-Compliant Award, and New Australian Rules Enable Bid Protests This week’s newsreel features a media ban on naval ship bidders, allegations of foul play in Corner Brook, [...]

Global Newsreel March 25, 2019

Ontario Centralization Aims to Save $1 Billion Annually, Philpott Launched More Friendly Fire in SNC-Lavalin Affair, and Arkansas Bill to Increase Sole-Source Limits Stalled By Paul Emanuelli and Jenna Peacock In this week’s newsreel, Ontario aims at $1 billion in procurement [...]

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 [...]

2018 Year in Review – Annual Case Law Update [Recording Available]

Drawing on content from the forthcoming The Art of Tendering: A Global Due Diligence Guide, our 2018 Year in Review covers the latest bid-protest controversies and assesses their impact on our annual Global Risk Rating. Join us to see if [...]

Court Strikes Down Italian Anti-Collusion Law

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 February 2018 decision in Lloyd’s of London v. Agenzia Regionale per la Protezione dell’Ambiente della Calabria, the European [...]

Bid Protest Fees Upheld Under European Rules

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 2015 decision in Orizzonte Salute v. Città di Levico Terme, the European Court of Justice upheld a [...]

Report Says Less Centralization and More Training

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 2009 review of Armenia’s procurement practices, the World Bank noted that an overly centralized procurement system can create [...]