Newfoundland

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 [...]

Newfoundland Audit Finds Unethical Spending

By: Anna Krol In its September 2018 report titled Management of the Procurement of Goods and Services – Newfoundland and Labrador English School District, the Newfoundland Auditor General found Newfoundland and Labrador English School District (NLESD) to be persistently non-compliant [...]

Global Newsreel September 17, 2018

Unit Price Omission Renders Bid Non-Compliant and Mexican Telcos in Bid Protest Standoff Over Pemex Award By Paul Emanuelli and Lisa Kuechler This week’s newsreel includes a Legal Update by Procurement Law Office Counsel Anna Krol on a recent lost profit [...]

Unit Price Omission Renders Bid Non-Compliant

By: Anna Krol In its May 2018 decision in Coady Construction and Excavating Limited v. Conception Bay South, the Newfoundland Supreme Court awarded lost profit damages due to the acceptance of a non-compliant bid. The case dealt with the [...]

Blank Line Item Leads to Non-Compliance

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 May 2018 decision in Coady Construction & Excavating Limited v. Town of Conception Bay South, the Supreme Court [...]

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 [...]

Court Orders Incumbent to Disclose Volumes

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 Corporation Express Canada Inc. (c.o.b. Staples Advantage Canada) v. Memorial University of Newfoundland, the [...]

Alternative Proposals Lead to Non-Compliance

By Paul Emanuelli This article is an excerpt from The Art of Tendering: A Global Due Diligence Guide, which is available for purchase. The February 2015 ruling of the Newfoundland and Labrador Supreme Court in Eastern Regional Health Authority v. Kannegiesser Canada Inc. [...]

Ambiguous Numbering Leads to Compliance Dispute

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 2014 decision in Newfoundland and Labrador v. Marine Contractors Ltd., the Newfoundland and Labrador Supreme Court determined [...]

Disclosure Dispute Leads to Protracted Court Battle

By Paul Emanuelli This article is an excerpt from The Art of Tendering: A Global Due Diligence Guide, which is available for purchase. The Newfoundland and Labrador Court of Appeal’s 2009 split decision in Welcon (1976) Ltd. v. South River (Town) shows how [...]