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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 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 – 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 Update – May 14, 2018

Procurement Ethics Bill Approved in New York State and the Battle Over $10 Billion DoD Cloud Computing Deal By: Paul Emanuelli and Lisa Kuechler This week, our Media Monitoring Team is taking note of new bills approved in New York State, [...]

Global Newsreel Update – 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 Update – 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 Update – 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 Update – 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 [...]

Global Newsreel Update – March 19, 2018

Former Mayor Arrested in Quebec and NY Adopts Design-Build Strategies By: Paul Emanuelli and Lisa Kuechler This week, our Media Monitoring Team is following the arrest of Terrebonne, QC former Mayor, the adoption of the design-build strategy for social housing repairs by NY [...]