Consultant News
Latest Consulting News Consulting Times
In the News news icon
menu item  Free Psychic Chat No Credit Card
menu item  Accenture
menu item  Arthur D. Little
menu item  A.T. Kearney
menu item  Bain & Company
menu item  BearingPoint
menu item  Booz Allen Hamilton
menu item  Boston Consulting Group
menu item  Capgemini
menu item  CSC
menu item  Deloitte
menu item  Ernst & Young
menu item  IBM GS
menu item  McKinsey
menu item  PA Consulting
menu item  Roland Berger
Consulting Times Editions
menu item
    2009 Archive
    2008 Archive
    2007 Archive
    2006 Archive
    2005 Archive
  BearingPoint is understood to have won a highly controversial US consulting contract to rebuild Iraq’s post-war economy.
Consulting-Times E-zine

Back in April it looked like the contract was in the bag for BearingPoint, as the U.S. Agency for International Development appeared to be on the verge of announcing the appointment of BearingPoint. But USAID was pressured into a competitive bidding process for the work after a consortium led by Booz Allen Hamilton, Deloitte & Touche and IBM Global Services complained that it had not been able to compete for the work. Three months on, the Agency is understood to have opted for BearingPoint to undertake the work.

The assignment has considerable scope and will see BearingPoint involved in issues such as kick-starting the Iraqi economy, re-opening its banks, setting tax rates and issuing a new currency. The contract is without doubt a high-risk undertaking. A successful outcome would generate goodwill in government circles for many years to come. But the flak that could come from any perceived failures might prove very damaging…
Search news icon
advanced search  

©2003-2011 | | |
Home  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy  |  Terms of Use