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No Duress in Signing a Waiver

An interesting case concerning waivers was recently decided by the Court of Federal Claims. Cornelio Salazar d/b/a USA Ranch v. United...

Untimely Receipt of an Appeal-Fedex Delivery

A recent Civilian Board of Contract Appeals decision reminds us all of the jurisdictional nature of filing an appeal with the Board...

Incorporation by Reference

Incorporation by Reference “provides a method for integrating material from various documents into a host document…by citing such...

Ignoring A Board Order: Failure to Prosecute

Both the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals (“ASBCA”) and the Civilian Board of Contract Appeals (“CBCA”) have clear rules that...

Confidence Decreasers

In a recent technical evaluation in a procurement by the Department of Homeland Security for cybersecurity services, instead of assigning...

Constructive Notice of Award

Should you read the Governmentwide point of entry (“GPE”) every day? Of course, if you have an offer pending. The GPE is considered...

Are Unpaid Promissory Notes "Incurred Costs?"

In an interesting case, the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals (“ASBCA”) was asked to rule on a government claim seeking to deny...

No Presumption of Prejudice in Irrational Award

Recently, the Federal Circuit clearly stated that there is no presumption of prejudice whenever the Court of Federal Claims determines...