Global Newsreel March 25, 2019

Ontario Centralization Aims to Save $1 Billion Annually, Philpott Launched More Friendly Fire in SNC-Lavalin Affair, and Arkansas Bill to Increase Sole-Source Limits Stalled By Paul Emanuelli and Jenna Peacock In this week’s newsreel, Ontario aims at $1 billion in procurement [...]

Global Newsreel Update – March 26, 2018

Toronto Rejects 30% Gender Equity Quota for Contractor Boards and Governor calls for Ethics Reform in NY State By: Paul Emanuelli and Lisa Kuechler This week, our Media Monitoring Team is taking note of gender equality quotas for contractor boards in [...]

Scottish Court Upholds Injunction in Sheriff Services Tender

By Paul Emanuelli In its April 2016 judgment in Scott & Co (Scotland) LLP v. Aberdeenshire Council, the Scottish Court of Sessions maintained a stop-award order on a sheriff services tender. The court found that there was a significant issue [...]

Scottish Court Rejects Claim in Competitive Dialogue RFP

By Paul Emanuelli In its March 2016 judgment in Shetland Line (1984) Limited v. The Scottish Ministers, the Scottish Court of Sessions rejected a lost profit claim involving a ferry services competitive dialogue RFP. While the plaintiff claimed that the [...]

Undisclosed Criteria Lead to Lost Profits Award

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 November 2007 judgment in Aquatron Marine (t/a Quatron Breathing Air Systems) v. Stratchyde Fire Board, the Scottish Court [...]