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Government Contracting Blog

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Asserting Duress in Signing a Modification

Sand Point Services, LLC brought two claims before the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals, both involving modifications.  Sand...

Requirements Contracts: Words of Exclusivity

The Federal Circuit recently clarified that an agency’s contract may still contain requisite language to make it a requirements contract,...

How NOT to Incorporate by Reference In A Contract

A recent decision by the Civilian Board of Contract Appeals (“Board”) demonstrates how careful and definitive a contractor must be (and,...

You Can't Assume Anything When Drafting A Proposal

The best rule to follow when drafting a proposal is to check every requirement in the solicitation, and then have your work doublechecked...

Bundling

A recent case at the Federal Circuit discussed the statutory and regulatory requirements for bundling, in the context of a bid protest...

Snooze and Lose

The Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals (the “Board”) reminded the government that if it failed to raise jurisdictional issues...

NO CLARIFICATIONS REQUIRED

Federal Acquisition Regulation (“FAR”) 15.306 deals with “Exchanges with offerors after receipt of proposals.”  It is important to...

Not A Final Contracting Officer's Decision

The Contract Disputes Act (“CDA”), 41 USC §§ 7101-7109, requires both a claim and a contracting officer’s (“CO”) decision on a claim...

Is A Partially Performed Contract Recent?

The Government Accountability Office (“GAO”) recently considered an award where the awardee had performed part of a past performance...

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