This article arbitration as a mode of dispute resolution in government procurement and public bidding under Republic Act No. 9184.
Philippine Legal Advice
This article talks about negotiated procurement or a method of procurement resorted to under extraordinary circumstances whereby the government directly negotiates a contract with a technically, legally and financially capable supplier, contractor or consultant. Negotiated procurement is allowed in cases of two failed biddings, emergency cases, take-over of contracts, adjacent or contiguous contracts, agency-to-agency, exclusive technology services, highly technical consultants, defense cooperation agreements, small value procurement, lease of venue for official use, NGO participation, community participation, international organizations and direct retail purchase of fuel and airline tickets.