Newsreel for November 4, 2019

The US Awards $10 Billion Contract to Microsoft and Awaits Amazon's Protest, Conflicts of Interest Derail Tasmania and US Procurements, and Jamaica Misuses Sole-Sourcing and Emergency Procurement Exceptions By Julia Mills The top stories in public procurement this week [...]

Newsreel for October 21, 2019

Alberta Crown Corporation Under Fire for Lack of Transparency, Ontario Launches Portal for Unsolicited Proposals, and Bermuda Tries to Offload Boat Sale onto Procurement By Julia Mills The top public procurement stories this week include Alberta's energy 'war room' [...]

Newsreel for October 15, 2019

Ottawa's LRT Procurement Wins Award Amid Audit, Dublin Reverses Itself for Social Housing Contract, and Zambia Targets Sole-Sourcing By Julia Mills This week our top procurement stories include Ottawa receiving an award and an audit for the same project, [...]

Newsreel for October 7, 2019

Why Canada Keeps Losing the Big Cases, Cayman Proposes Green Energy Reverse Auctions, and Canadian Agency Sole-Sources PR Contract By Julia Mills The top procurement stories this week include a feature on why Canada never wins the big procurement [...]

Newsreel for September 30, 2019

New Zealand Audits District Health App, Canada Faces More F-35 Woes, and Ontario Shipyard Withdraws Tribunal Complaint By Julia Mills This week's top government procurement stories include an auditor general's report on a health app that went bust, protests [...]

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 [...]

Global Newsreel for June 24, 2019

Lockheed’s F-35 Deal the Biggest Procurement in History, Oracle Alleges Rigged Bidding in Military Cloud Deal, and ASEAN Deal to Buffer China-US Trade Tensions By Paul Emanuelli  In this week’s newsreel, the US locks in on the biggest government procurement [...]

2018 Year in Review – Annual Case Law Update [Recording Available]

Drawing on content from the forthcoming The Art of Tendering: A Global Due Diligence Guide, our 2018 Year in Review covers the latest bid-protest controversies and assesses their impact on our annual Global Risk Rating. Join us to see if [...]

Global Newsreel for January 7, 2019

Competition Bureau and DCC Join Forces to Fight Bid-Rigging, US Reforms Call for More Transparency and a Museum Tender Gets Cancelled Over Unfair Insider Advantage Concerns By Paul Emanuelli and Lisa Kuechler This week’s newsreel features highlights from the end of [...]