India

Open Tendering and Sole-Sourcing

Awarding contracts through open competition is the first principle of public procurement. As the following case studies illustrate, public institutions that bypass open tendering and engage in direct contract awards bear the onus of justifying those contracting decisions in the [...]

Newsreel Reveals Global Bid-Rigging Pandemic

By Paul Emanuelli This article is an excerpt from The Art of Tendering: A Global Due Diligence Guide, which is available for purchase. While bid-rigging, price-fixing, and collusion may appear to be isolated incidents that occur in other locales far removed from your [...]

Global Newsreel January 14, 2019

Judge Rules For Brampton in $28.5 Million Lost Profit Lawsuit, New California Governor Calls for Faster Procurement, and Small Incumbent Cut Out of Large Retender By Paul Emanuelli and Jenna Peacock This week’s newsreel includes an Ontario court decision for Brampton [...]

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 [...]

Global Newsreel December 17, 2018

South African Suppliers Call For Local Content Rules, India Applies Local Preference to Auto Tenders, and Bombardier Loses VIA Train Tender By Paul Emanuelli and Lisa Kuechler This week’s newsreel includes a New Brunswick case allowing a low-bid bypass for local preference, [...]

Global Newsreel November 12, 2018

Canada Moves Ahead with Overbudget Ship and Arachnophobia Costs Thousands By Paul Emanuelli and Candace Hurlock This week’s highlights focus Canada's go-ahead on an overbudget Canadian ship project, Florida pulling the plug on an overbudget ferry, Manitoba and Trinidad and property [...]

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 2, 2018

Canada Sued for Lost Profits and Poland Signs $4.75 Billion Deal By: Paul Emanuelli and Lisa Kuechler This week, our Media Monitoring Team is taking note of Canada being sued for lost profits by Indian Bidders, Poland signing $4.75 billion defence system deal and [...]

Global Newsreel Update – March 12, 2018

Canadian Government needs more money for bid evaluations, India adopts reverse auction and the cost of being a Google City By: Paul Emanuelli and Lisa Kuechler This week, our Media Monitoring Team is taking note of the $54 million the [...]