The professional purchaser's job has just been made easier with the publication of this desktop guide. Written by an expert in purchasing law, with nearly 30 years of experience in teaching and training purchasers, this handy book covers all of the important areas of purchasing, in an easy-to-use, quick reference format. Written in plain language so that non-lawyers will find the concepts easily understandable, this book is also useful, practical, and informative to lawyers.
Covers three main areas that purchasers will come across in their work:
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Section I - Competitive Bidding
Part I - The Laws of Competitive Bidding
Part II - Competitive Bidding Clauses
Part III - Competitive Bidding Questions and Answers
Section II - Contracts
Part I - The Laws of Services Contracts
Part II - Services Contracts Clauses
Part III - Services Contracts Questions and Answers
Section III - Public Procurement
Part I - Public versus Private Procurement
Part II - Navigating Government Procurement
Part III - Government Bidding Practices
Part IV - The Trade Agreements - Federal and Provincial
Part V - Release of Confidential Information in Public Procurement
Part VI - Joint Buying with Private Industry and Public-Private Partnerships
Part VII - Miscellaneous Topics
Part VIII - Questions and Answers
Robert Worthington, LL.B., is an award-winning lecturer, teacher and author, having taught purchasers and contract managers throughout Canada for nearly 30 years, specializing in the laws of contract, competitive bidding and procurement. He is the author of The Purchasing Law Handbook and The Public Purchasing Law Handbook, both published by LexisNexis Canada.
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