Global Newsreel for May 13, 2019

US Claims Ottawa’s New Jet RFP Biased Against F-35, Canada Considers More Arctic Coast Guards Ships, and Study Shows Procurement Technology Gap By Paul Emanuelli  This week’s newsreel features Washington’s attack on Ottawa’s fighter jet RFP, Canada’s plan for more [...]

Global Newsreel for August 20, 2018

Premature Award Disclosure Prompts Compensation Order and Changes to The Construction Lien Act By Paul Emanuelli and Lisa Kuechler This week’s newsreel features a new case note by legal counsel Anna Krol covering a compensation order against the Canadian [...]

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 [...]

Court Upholds Subcontractor Debarment in Italian Tender

By Paul Emanuelli In its September 2017 decision in Casertana Costruzioni Srl v. Ministero delle Infrastrutture e dei Trasporti, the European Court of Justice ruled that the Italian transportation ministry properly rejected a bidder for naming a barred subcontractor in [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]