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Protester Can’t Overcome a Cascade of Deficiencies

The protester challenged multiple deficiencies assessed to its proposal. The COFC was not receptive, finding...

Claimant Said GSA Owed Property Taxes Under a Lease. Why Wasn’t the CBCA Convinced?

GSA declined to reimburse the claimant for property taxes under a lease. The claimant alleged...

Was the Awardee’s Proposal Unacceptable of Was the Protester Trying to Enforce a Patent Ambiguity?

The protester contended the awardee’s proposal was unacceptable because it did not comply with a...

Recent COFC Decision Explores Intersection Between Limitation of Funds Clause and Indirect Costs

Arnold & Porter - The Court of Federal Claims recently denied the government summary judgment...

Percipient.ai, Inc. v. U.S.:  Matters of Contract Administration Can Be Fair Game For COFC Protests, Even When They Involve a Task Order

Covington & Burling - On June 7, 2024, the Federal Circuit issued a major decision...

Fastest 5 Minutes Podcast

Crowell & Morning - This week’s episode covers a final rule regarding commerciality and price...

Interminable Dispute over Canine Screening Keeps on Truckin’

Law 360 - For a couple years, several offerors have been litigating the Postal Service's...

Infrastructure Repairs Are Moving Slow. Can Private-Public Partnerships Quicken the Pace?

Federal Times - The Biden Administration had made infrastructure repairs a priority. But the federal...

Are You a DHS Contractor Who Gets Batteries from China? You May Want to Look for a New Source.

Federal News Network - Congress is considering a bill that would block DHS from using...

Protester Claimed It Was Misled by the Agency’s Changed Definition of “Strength.” Not So, Says COFC.

The protester alleged it had been misled by the agency’s changed definition of a proposal strength....

ASBCA Says Air Force Went Over and Above in Ordering “Over and Above” Work, Awards Lockheed a Cool $130 Million

Lockheed alleged the Air Force ordered excessive “over and above” repair work on a contract...

Contractor’s Copyright Infringement Claims Raise Issues That “Must be Addressed at Trial”  

Crowell & Moring – Geospatial Technology Associates sued several government agencies alleging patent and copyright...

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