evaluation process

The Global Challenge to Evaluation Decisions

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 worldwide are facing increasing scrutiny over how they evaluate competing bids in the competitive bidding process. With the [...]

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 Strikes Down Hedged Bid as Non-Compliant

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 2018 decision in Re: Motor Vehicle Commission Surcharge System Accounting and Billing Services, the Superior Court of [...]

Striking Down “Moderation Stage” Overruled

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 trial court decided to strike down the government contract award due to irregularities in the evaluation process, the [...]

Court Strikes Down Award Over Irregularities

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 July 2015 decision in Problem Gambling Foundation of New Zealand v. Attorney General, the High Court of New Zealand [...]

Midstream Evaluation Change Prompts Retender

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 2007 decision in Lockheed Martin Systems Integration-Owego; Sikorsky Aircraft Company, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) ordered [...]

Air Force Ordered to Re-Evaluate Bidder Experience

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 March 2006 decision in United Paradigm Corporation, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) ordered the Department of the [...]

GAO Says Best Quality Criteria beats Low Bid Rule

By Paul Emanuelli This article is an excerpt from The Art of Tendering: A Global Due Diligence Guide, which is available for purchase. In a report released in March 2006, the U.S. Government Accountability Office, known as the GAO, provided highlights from its [...]

City Council Liable for Bypassing Low Bidder

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 December 1994 decision in Pratt Contractors Ltd. v. Palmerston North City Council, the New Zealand High Court found [...]