Global Newsreel for May 27, 2019

New Hospital Needs New Roof in Saskatchewan P3 Project, Nova Scotia Opposition Questions P3 Approach to New Hospital, and Nepal Reforms Crack Down on Contract Extensions By Paul Emanuelli  This week’s newsreel features P3s and poor planning on major projects, [...]

Open Tendering and Sole-Sourcing

By Paul Emanuelli This article is an excerpt from The Art of Tendering: A Global Due Diligence Guide, which is available for purchase. Awarding contracts through open competition is the first principle of public procurement. As the following case studies illustrate, public institutions [...]

Contract Struck Down Over Reference Improvisation

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 2018 decision in Best Climate Control Corp., the Office of the New York State Comptroller overruled the [...]

Global Newsreel for May 22, 2018

Procurement Practices in Halifax and Scope-Change Violations in the UK By: Paul Emanuelli and Lisa Kuechler This week, our Media Monitoring Team is following the Auditor General's report on procurement practices in Halifax, the uncovering of scope-change violations in the UK [...]

Global Newsreel for May 7, 2018

Phoenix Pay System Spending is into the Millions and Non-Transparent Spending in NY is into the Billions By: Paul Emanuelli and Lisa Kuechler This week, our Media Monitoring Team is following New York State's non-transparent spending, more money going into the Phoenix [...]

Global Newsreel for April 16, 2018

Former Ontario Chief of Staff Sentenced and Ontario Removes Supplier Subscription Fees By: Paul Emanuelli and Lisa Kuechler This week, our Media Monitoring Team is following the sentencing of Ontario's former Chief of Staff, suspected political connections to Illinois tollway sole [...]

Global Newsreel for April 9, 2018

Charges Laid in Mississippi Bid Rigging Scheme and Government Staff Arrested on Train Tender Corruption Allegations in Estonia By: Paul Emanuelli and Lisa Kuechler This week, our Media Monitoring Team is taking note of charges being laid in a Mississippi bid [...]

Global Newsreel for March 26, 2018

Toronto Rejects 30% Gender Equity Quota for Contractor Boards and Governor calls for Ethics Reform in NY State By: Paul Emanuelli and Lisa Kuechler This week, our Media Monitoring Team is taking note of gender equality quotas for contractor boards in [...]