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 – 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 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 [...]

Managing Fair Evaluations – NY State Feature

By Paul Emanuelli Fair evaluations are a core requirement of the public tendering process. Featuring a series of bid protest determinations from the New York Office of the State Comptroller, this session will provide key insights for purchasing professionals across [...]

Bidder Rejected on Past Performance Criteria

By Paul Emanuelli In its June 2017 decision in Framan Mechanical, Inc. v. State University Construction Fund, the New York Court of Appeal upheld a decision to reject a bidder for failing to meet past performance criteria. The case dealt [...]

Comptroller General Overturns Award Due to Conflict

By Paul Emanuelli In its September 2017 determination in Re Transportation Resources Associates Inc., the New York Comptroller General’s Office struck down a contract award after finding that a bidder was improperly permitted to substitute a subcontractor that was in [...]

Launching Our Empire State Campaign

After years of successful operations across Canada and the Caribbean, The Procurement Office is pleased to announce our expansion into the United States with our 2018 Empire State Campaign. This new initiative features the best of our well-established procurement services, [...]