Collusive tendering

  • two or more competitors cooperate to undermine a tender to gain an unfair advantage.

Examples include:

  • discussing tenders before submission if the client is not present.
  • agreeing as to who should be the successful tenderer
  • fixing prices or conditions of contract.

Code covered entities must not engage in collusive tendering where two or more competitors cooperate to undermine a tender to gain an unfair advantage.

Examples include discussing tenders before submission if the client is not present, agreeing as to who should be the successful tenderer or fixing prices or conditions of contract.