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Admiral Gilbeau Is Sentenced In Fat Leonard US Navy Corruption Case

Bribes for awarding business went on for 20 years


Trump, Government Procurement and the Danger of Trade Wars

US firms have much to lose too in Europe


Contracts with Fat Leonard and Endemic Corruption in the US Navy

Hundreds of staff implicated in scandal


What Might President Trump Mean For European Public Procurement?

Shock US decision will have big implications


What Might President Trump Mean For European Public Procurement?

Implications for Trade and Defence certainly


Fraud in the USA – Chicken Restaurants and IT Supplier “Bribes”

Did contractor really spend $’000s on meals?


Public Spend Forum Podcast – The Mystery of the $1 Contract

We told you recently about our relaunch as Public Spend Forum Europe and our relationship with the PSF organisation in the US. Our colleagues there have started a new series of procurement podcasts. That’s something we have considered doing here, and may well do in time. And of course our friend Pedro Telles of Swansea…


We’re Public Spend Forum Europe Now! Welcome …

We’re now part of an exciting wider venture – watch this space


Purchasing Cards – Why 50K Feels Different To Different Public Organisations

Larger organisations can get complacent about “small” amounts


US Public Procurement Should Support Boeing Better, Europe Acts Illegally re Airbus

Loren Thomson in Forbes attacks US policy