PM Breaches Conflict Law

By Paul Emanuelli This article is an excerpt from the 2020 edition of The Art of Tendering: A Global Due Diligence Guide, which is available for purchase. In its August 2019 report entitled Trudeau II Report, Canada’s Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner [...]

Newsreel for August 19, 2019

Trudeau Broke Conflict Rules in SNC-Lavalin Affair, PM “Takes Responsibility” for Ethics Violation, and Puerto Rico Plagued by Hurricane Contract Issues By Paul Emanuelli In this week’s newsreel, Canada’s PM breaks the federal conflict law, Australia plays catch-up on [...]

Newsreel for August 12, 2019

Feds Politicize Ship Program as Election Looms, Bid Protest Over BC Oil Tanker Towing Deal, and Procurement Corruption Triggers South African Strike By Paul Emanuelli This week’s global newsreel includes naval procurement controversies and SNC-Lavalin intrigues in Canada, summit-related [...]

Newsreel for August 6, 2019

Federal NDP Recycles Canadian Content Policies, Manitoba Liberals Push Protectionist Platform, and Rolls Royce Charged with Corruption in India By Paul Emanuelli In this week’s newsreel, the federal NDP recycles Canadian content policies, Manitoba Liberals call for provincial preference [...]

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 10, 2019

Canada Capitulates in F-35 Strategy, Saskatchewan Auditor Slams eHealth Improprieties, and World Bank Debarments Crack Down on Collusion By Paul Emanuelli  In this week’s newsreel, Canada caves to US pressure in the F-35 program, Saskatchewan is slammed for eHealth improprieties, [...]

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 May 6, 2019

Feds Backtrack on Defence Procurement Media Bans, Names Revealed in SNC-Lavalin Illegal Election Financing Scheme, and Ghana Launches eProcurement System By Paul Emanuelli  This week’s newsreel features a federal reversal on the military media ban, more stories on the SNC-Lavalin [...]

Global Newsreel for April 22, 2019

Former MP Denies Inside Advantage in Collingwood Inquiry, Greek Prosecutors Claim $35 Million EU Paid in Telcom Bribes, and City of Ottawa Under Scrutiny Over SNC-Lavalin LRT Evaluation By Paul Emanuelli  This week’s newsreel features allegations of inside advantage at [...]

Global Newsreel for April 15, 2019

Ford Announces $28.5 Billion Transit Plan, Report Refutes Number of DPAs Given to SNC-Lavalin Rivals, and Sri Lanka to Reform P3 Projects By Paul Emanuelli and Jenna Peacock This week’s newsreel features a major new transit announcement in Ontario, a report [...]