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Goodmans' Partners Present at the13th Annual Construction Superconference


Lawyer Howard Wise
Area Construction and Infrastructure, Procurement, Public/Private Partnerships and Alternative Finance


Monday, November 24, 2003
9:15 am: Practical Considerations and Emerging Issues in Bidding and Tendering

Speaker:  Howard Wise, Goodmans LLP

  • The pre-qualification process, the obligations and the impact on the requirement to accept the lowest bid
  • What can be done and what should be done in the tendering process, including the ramifications of re-tendering
  • Online bidding: what you need to know
  • Dealing with unfair practices and non-compliance:
    • “shopping bids”
    • how to prevent and safeguard against post-tender addendums
  • Key considerations in the revised “Guide to Calling Bids and Awarding Contracts” (CCDC 23): practical suggestions and analysis
  • Are reverse auctions really the way of the future?

November 24-25, 2003

Hotel Inter-Continental
Toronto, Ontario