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 August 27, 2018

Award Struck Down Due to Non-Compliant Bid and Canada Sidelined as US-Mexico NAFTA Talks Go Into Overtime By Paul Emanuelli and Lisa Kuechler This week’s newsreel features a new Legal Update by Procurement Law Office Counsel Anna Krol on [...]

Global Newsreel Update – August 6, 2018

Canadian Sole-Sourcing "Emergency", New Batch of Lawsuits, and Billions of Extra Costs in BC By Paul Emanuelli and Lisa Kuechler This week’s newsreel features a new case note by Anna Krol of the Procurement Law Office on another CFTA [...]

Global Newsreel Update – July 30, 2018

New CFTA Ruling By CITT, Sole-Sourcing Controversies, and Taxpayer Savings in Idaho By: Paul Emanuelli and Lisa Kuechler This week’s newsreel features a case note by Procurement Law Office Legal Counsel Anna Krol on a new ruling under the Canadian [...]

Global Newsreel Update – July 3, 2018

Trump's views on Canadian military procurement and South Africa's new open tendering system By: Paul Emanuelli and Lisa Kuechler This week our media monitoring team is following the impact of Trump’s intransigence on Canadian military procurement, spending scandals in Gatineau, [...]

Global Newsreel Update – June 11, 2018

Purging of Procurement Heads in Kenya and a Former PA Official Charged with Bribery By: Paul Emanuelli and Lisa Kuechler This week, our Media Monitoring Team is following the mass purge of Procurement Heads in Kenya, a former PA official charged [...]

Global Newsreel Update – May 28, 2018

Thousands of Dead People Listed as Doing Business with the South African Government and a Former Detroit Traffic Controller Charged in $5 Million Kickback Scheme By: Paul Emanuelli and Lisa Kuechler This week, our Media Monitoring Team is following the finding of [...]

Global Newsreel Update – April 23, 2018

South African Kickback Shocker and Further Delays on Piggybacking LRT Contract By: Paul Emanuelli and Lisa Kuechler This week, our Media Monitoring Team is tracking a kickback shocker in South Africa and a delayed LRT project that began as a piggybacking [...]

Court Derails Tainted Tender – 2018 Case of the Year

By Paul Emanuelli The July 2017 decision of the High Court of South Africa in Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa v. Swifambo Rail Agency (Pty) Ltd. serves as a cautionary tale for all public officials about the risks of [...]

Court Derails Train Tender Due to Ethical Irregularities

By Paul Emanuelli In its July 2017 decision in Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa v. Swifambo Rail Agency (Pty) Ltd., the High Court of South Africa struck down a contract award after determining that the multiple irregularities found in [...]