Global Newsreel Update – May 28, 2018

Thousands of Dead People Listed as Doing Business with the South African Government and a Former Detroit Traffic Controller Charged in $5 Million Kickback Scheme By: Paul Emanuelli and Lisa Kuechler This week, our Media Monitoring Team is following the finding of [...]

Court Derails Tainted Tender – 2018 Case of the Year

By Paul Emanuelli The July 2017 decision of the High Court of South Africa in Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa v. Swifambo Rail Agency (Pty) Ltd. serves as a cautionary tale for all public officials about the risks of [...]

Court Upholds Rejection of Polish Bid for Non-Compliance

By Paul Emanuelli In its May 2017 decision in Archus and Gama v. Polskie Górnictwo Naftowe i Gazownictwo S.A., the European Court of Justice ruled that a state-controlled Polish oil and gas company properly rejected a bid due to technical [...]

Contract Amendments and Bid Repair

By: Paul Emanuelli (This article was published by Daily Commercial News on February 26, 2014 and is an excerpt from Paul Emanuelli’s Government Procurement, 3rd edition textbook.) In its October 2010 decision in Bois A. Lachance Lumber Ltd. v. Conseil [...]