Global Newsreel 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 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 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 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 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 Update – 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 [...]

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 – 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 [...]

Kickbacks and No-Shows in Ongoing Quebec Saga

A story in CBC News detailed a Radio-Canada investigation that uncovered an apparent kickback scheme which saw $1.5 million in illicit payments routed through Swiss bank accounts in exchange for the award of a $127 million contract to refurbish Montreal’s Jacques Cartier Bridge: Radio-Canada’s investigative [...]