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, [...]

Buyer Beware: Piggybacking and Onboarding are Sole-Sourcing

By: Paul Emanuelli There is a great deal of confusion about “piggybacking” or “onboarding” and a long legacy of misuse of these practices in the Canadian public procurement industry. You will not find a specific written prohibition in the treaties on [...]

Electronic Reverse Auctions [Recording Available]

As discussed in our 2020 Vision: A Cayman Case Study, electronic reverse auctions represent the cutting edge of using procurement automation to achieve cost savings. With reference to leading practices in Europe, the U.K. and the U.S., this presentation will [...]

Trade Winds Expanding Open Public Procurement

By Paul Emanuelli The following article was published in the April 2018 issue of Purchasing B2B magazine.  With the US threatening to build a wall, tear down the NAFTA and start trade wars with China, the UK heading into a [...]

Global Newsreel Update – April 2, 2018

Canada Sued for Lost Profits and Poland Signs $4.75 Billion Deal By: Paul Emanuelli and Lisa Kuechler This week, our Media Monitoring Team is taking note of Canada being sued for lost profits by Indian Bidders, Poland signing $4.75 billion defence system deal and [...]

Global Newsreel Update – March 5, 2018

Canadian process flaws, Caribbean corruption and more charges in NY By: Paul Emanuelli and Lisa Kuechler Welcome to our Global Newsreel Update, our new weekly newsletter feature that will bring you highlights of the public procurement news of the previous [...]