Global Newsreel March 4, 2019

Former AG’s SNC-Lavalin Testimony Contradicts Trudeau, Trudeau’s Reputation in Freefall Over SNC-Lavalin & UK to Join WTO GPA Post-Brexit By Paul Emanuelli and Jenna Peacock This week’s newsreel features more coverage of Canada’s federal interference scandal, as well as coverage of [...]

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 December 10, 2018

Ontario Audit Questions Waterfront Toronto RFP, Risk of “Raw Deal” in Military Sole-Sourcing, and CARICOM Portal Opens Bidding Across Caribbean By Paul Emanuelli and Lisa Kuechler This week’s newsreel highlights include audit concerns over advanced disclosures and tight bid timeframes in Waterfront [...]

Global Newsreel October 8, 2018

Calgary Auditor Calls for Oversight and Training in Corporate Credit Card Purchases and Cambridge Housing Launches Rocket RFP By Paul Emanuelli and Lisa Kuechler This week’s Newsreel features Procurement Law Office Counsel Anna Krol’s summary of a Calgary purchasing card [...]

Global Newsreel September 17, 2018

Unit Price Omission Renders Bid Non-Compliant and Mexican Telcos in Bid Protest Standoff Over Pemex Award By Paul Emanuelli and Lisa Kuechler This week’s newsreel includes a Legal Update by Procurement Law Office Counsel Anna Krol on a recent lost profit [...]

Global Newsreel September 3, 2018

Tribunal Dismisses Post-Award Complaint and Cuomo Blasted Over Pay-to-Play Allegations 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 ruling that dismissed a post-award contract complaint on [...]

Global Newsreel August 20, 2018

Premature Award Disclosure Prompts Compensation Order and Changes to The Construction Lien Act By Paul Emanuelli and Lisa Kuechler This week’s newsreel features a new case note by legal counsel Anna Krol covering a compensation order against the Canadian [...]

“Single-Source Emergency” Struck Down By Tribunal

By: Anna Krol In it’s June 2018 determination in ALS Canada Ltd. v. Statistics Canada, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal struck down a sole-source since reasonable alternatives existed for the government’s mandatory technical requirement and no extreme urgency existed for [...]

Global Newsreel Update – June 25, 2018

Trump Reports Progress in NAFTA Talks and Escalating Trade Wars Could Trigger Recession By: Paul Emanuelli and Lisa Kuechler This week our media monitoring team is tracking progress and peril on the trade treaty front, fresh evidence in the New York State [...]

Government Ordered to Redraft Restrictive Specifications

By Paul Emanuelli In its February 2017 decision in Pitney Bowes, Inc., the GAO ordered the redraft of a solicitation document after finding that the government failed to justify the challenged specifications. The case dealt with a Request for Quotations [...]