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"Illusory" Indefinite Delivery Contracts

MLB Transportation, Inc. performed a contract to transport patients in wheelchairs by van from the Department of Veterans Affairs (“VA”)...

Read Any Release Carefully--TWICE

A “release” is the “act of giving up a right or claim to the person against whom it could have been enforced.” Black’s Law Dictionary...

Agreed Upon Contract Terms Must Be Enforced

There is a long line of precedent which has established that contract terms that are agreed upon by the parties must be enforced. See...

The Sovereign Acts Doctrine

Because COVID-19 cases are raging in the United States, there may be more claims and Requests for Equitable Adjustment (“REAs”) relating...

Late Revocation of Acceptance

A recent Board case demonstrates that the government may revoke acceptance of a product, but that revocation must be made within a...

Can You Bid Zero ($0) on a Fixed Priced Contract?

The answer to the question in the title is “yes,” when bidding on a single Contract Line Item Number (“CLIN”) or the entire contract,...

Mirror Image Doctrine

What happens when a response to an offer does not match the terms offered? In common law this mismatch between offer and acceptances...

Unequal Exchanges in Task Order Competition

A significant number of competitions are held pursuant to task orders either issued under the Federal Supply Schedules (See Federal...