Newsreel for July 29, 2019

Quebec Government Denies Plan for SNC-Lavalin Bailout, SNC-Lavalin Bails on Two Major Vancouver Projects, and Saudi Arabia Adopts Negotiated RFPs in New Law By Paul Emanuelli In this week’s newsreel, Quebec denies an SNC-Lavalin bailout plan, SNC-Lavalin bails out [...]

Global Newsreel for June 3, 2019

Senate Sole-Sources Accessibility Ushers, SNC-Lavalin Ordered to Trial on Libyan Bribery Allegations, and Trump’s Mexican Tariffs Threaten New NAFTA By Paul Emanuelli  This week’s newsreel features the latest Senate spending scandal, SNC-Lavalin is ordered to trial on Libyan bribery allegations, [...]

Global Newsreel for February 25, 2019

New Brunswick Fights Back Against Negative Audit, Western Canada Expands Bid Protest Mechanism, and Kenyan Garbage Tender Under Fire For Anomalies By Paul Emanuelli and Jenna Peacock In this week’s newsreel, New Brunswick fights back against a negative audit report, Western [...]

Global Newsreel for January 21, 2019

Florida Audit Finds Out-of-Control Municipal P-Card Spending, Arkansas Waste District Sole Sources Media Deal to Employee, and Lobby Group Mobilizes for Election to Direct Ship Deals to Quebec By Paul Emanuelli and Jenna Peacock This week’s newsreel includes out-of-control municipal P-Card [...]

Global Newsreel for November 5, 2018

Canada’s Supreme Court Rules Against Reopening 65-Year Old Contract and the Trans-Pacific Partnership is Ratified By Paul Emanuelli and Candace Hurlock This week our media monitoring team was tracking a Canadian court blocking the reopening of a 65-year old [...]

Global Newsreel for September 10, 2018

Tribunal Rules on Posting, Specs, Evaluations, and Debriefs and the Star Candidate in Quebec Contract-Splitting Controversy By Paul Emanuelli and Lisa Kuechler This week’s newsreel includes a Legal Update by Procurement Law Office Counsel Anna Krol covering a new CFTA [...]

Global Newsreel for August 13, 2018

Government Told to Bolster Debriefs in COI Dispute and Oracle Files Bid Protest Over $10 Billion Cloud RFP By Paul Emanuelli and Lisa Kuechler This week’s newsreel features a CFTA case note by Anna Krol of the Procurement Law [...]

Global Newsreel for July 16, 2018

Bid-Rigging Intrigues in New York State and High-Cost Cushions at Canada's Mexican Embassy By: Paul Emanuelli and Lisa Kuechler In this week’s news we’re tracking more bid-rigging intrigues in New York State, a land sale audit in British Columbia, calls [...]

Audit Finds Delays and Biased Planning in P3 Project

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 spring 2018 report entitled Replacing Montréal’s Champlain Bridge—Infrastructure Canada, the Auditor General of Canada determined that delayed decision-making [...]