Global Newsreel January 7, 2019

Competition Bureau and DCC Join Forces to Fight Bid-Rigging, US Reforms Call for More Transparency and a Museum Tender Gets Cancelled Over Unfair Insider Advantage Concerns By Paul Emanuelli and Lisa Kuechler This week’s newsreel features highlights from the end of [...]

Global Newsreel December 10, 2018

Ontario Audit Questions Waterfront Toronto RFP, Risk of “Raw Deal” in Military Sole-Sourcing, and CARICOM Portal Opens Bidding Across Caribbean By Paul Emanuelli and Lisa Kuechler This week’s newsreel highlights include audit concerns over advanced disclosures and tight bid timeframes in Waterfront [...]

Court Strikes Down Latvian Sub-Agreement Requirement

By Paul Emanuelli In its January 2016 decision in Ostas celtnieks SIA v. Talsu novada pašvaldība, the European Court of Justice ruled that a Latvian municipality’s requirement that contractors enter into prescribed cooperation agreements with their subcontractors was unnecessarily restrictive [...]