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 [...]

Tribunal Says Be Upfront About Bid-Protest Rights

By Anna Krol In its March 2018 determination in Vantage Painting Ltd. v. Department of Public Works and Government Services, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (“CITT”) issued one if its first rulings under the new Canadian Free Trade Agreement (the [...]

Global Newsreel Update – July 23, 2018

Canadian Tribunal Rules on Passive Assessments of Written Submissions and US Leads World in Purchase of Slave Labour Goods By: Paul Emanuelli and Lisa Kuechler This week’s newsreel features a new case note by Procurement Law Office Legal Counsel Anna [...]

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 [...]

Buyer Beware of Piggybacking and Onboarding

Related Webinar: Building a Better Framework for Open Procurement By Paul Emanuelli (This article was published in the June 2018 edition of Purchasing B2B magazine.) The days of public institutions [...]

Purchasing Workshop in Kamloops, BC

We are pleased to announce that Paul Emanuelli will be presenting a two-day purchasing workshop in Kamloops, British Columbia, May 7-8, 2018. The workshop will include the following topics: Treaty Compliance Open and Fair Competition Anti-Avoidance Rules and Exemptions Debriefing [...]

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 [...]

Flawed Award Records Breach Jamaica’s Procurement Rules

By Paul Emanuelli In its March 2017 Special Report on Jamaica 50 Celebration Activities, Jamaica’s Contractor General found that government officials breached government procurement rules when they failed to maintain proper contract award records. The report dealt with multiple contract [...]

Debunking Misconceptions About Fairness Advisors

Related Webinar: Debunking Misconceptions About Fairness Advisors, October 25, 2017 at 1 p.m. EDT By Paul Emanuelli While more and more public institutions are turning to fairness advisors for major projects, [...]