Ireland

Court Rejects Challenge of One-to-Ten Scoring Scale

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 2018 decision in Transcore, LP v. The National Roads Authority, the High Court of Ireland rejected a [...]

Global Newsreel October 8, 2018

Calgary Auditor Calls for Oversight and Training in Corporate Credit Card Purchases and Cambridge Housing Launches Rocket RFP By Paul Emanuelli and Lisa Kuechler This week’s Newsreel features Procurement Law Office Counsel Anna Krol’s summary of a Calgary purchasing card [...]

Court Overrules Four-Out-Of-Five Line Item Score

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 decision in BAM Civil Limited v. The Department for Infrastructure, the High Court of Justice in [...]

Global Newsreel Update – June 18, 2018

Lost Profits Awarded in Nova Scotia and Stalled Anti-Corruption Bills in New York By: Paul Emanuelli and Lisa Kuechler This week’s Newsreel features an article by Procurement Law Office Legal Counsel Anna Krol about a recent lost profit award in a [...]

Global Newsreel Update – June 11, 2018

Purging of Procurement Heads in Kenya and a Former PA Official Charged with Bribery By: Paul Emanuelli and Lisa Kuechler This week, our Media Monitoring Team is following the mass purge of Procurement Heads in Kenya, a former PA official charged [...]

Why Too Much Transparency Can Lead to Collusion

By Julia Mills Bid-rigging and collusion are risks every organization that engages in competitive bidding faces, and as such, it is vital that organizations develop and institute awareness, prevention and detection measures, including considering how much of their bidding process [...]

Irish Court Lifts Injunction on Transmission Line Tender

By Paul Emanuelli In its February 2016 judgment in Powerteam Electrical Services Limited v. The Electricity Supply Board, the High Court of Ireland lifted a stop-award order on a transmission line services tender after finding that further contract award delays [...]

Irish Court Orders More Detailed Evaluation Reasons

By Paul Emanuelli In its February 2016 judgment in RPS Consulting Engineers Limited v. Kildare County Council, the High Court of Ireland ordered a municipality to provide detailed evaluation reasons in an engineering consulting tender. The court rejected the standardform [...]

Open-Ended Pricing Structure Sparks Bid Battle

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 2008 decision in McConnell Archive Storage Limited v. Belfast City Council, the Northern Ireland High Court of [...]

Contract A Fairness Duties Applied to Irish Tender

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 June 2007 decision in Scott v. Belfast Education and Library Board, the High Court of Justice in Northern [...]