GAO Annual Bid Protest Report 2021

Jan 21, 2021

During FY2020, 2,149 cases were filed, a 2% decrease from the 2,198 filed in FY2019. However, the number of sustained protests was slightly higher at 84, compared to 77 the year prior, for a sustain rate of 15% in FY2020


Biden’s Procurement Agenda for Government Contractors

Jan 21, 2021

The inauguration and transition in the White House will bring about seismic policy shifts in procurement policy and budget allocations. Here are my In and Out predictions for the government contracting community.


Cybersecurity Program Maturity

Jan 8, 2021

The Department of Defense’s Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) has focused government contractors’ attention on cybersecurity.


The New Federal IoT Security Law

Jan 8, 2021

After a number of fits and starts, the federal government finally passed an Internet of Things (IoT) cybersecurity law (the IoT Law). There is a lot of content in the law, but little immediate impact. State IoT laws certainly have more immediate impact.


JKB Solutions and Services, LLC v. United States

Nov 23, 2020

JKB Solutions and Services, LLC v. United States, 2020 WL 6123087 (10/16/20) (JKB), the Court of Federal Claims held that the Army constructively terminated a contract under the termination for convenience (T4C) clause and denied the contractor any breach damages for the Army’s failure to order the services expected under the contract.


Is the GSA Streamlining Competition?

Oct 1, 2020

The GSA appears to be tackling the massive undertaking involved with planning and implementing Section 876 through the following three actions it took in August of 2020.


GAO Corrective Action, is it the end?

Sep 4, 2020

Recent decision from the GAO serves as an important reminder to contractors that, while agencies typically have broad discretion in determining the scope of any corrective actions they take, contractors may nonetheless challenge an agency’s corrective action if its scope is unreasonably narrow.


GAO to Incumbents: You Still Have to Submit a “Well-Written Proposal”

Aug 20, 2020

GAO to Incumbents You still have to submit a well written proposal. GAO Signals to Incumbents that a Well Written Proposal is Still Required By: David Warner Share on linkedin Share on twitter Share on facebook Share on email Share on print XTec, Inc decision shows that the GAO is rejecting “incumbent-itis” . In XTec, Inc.,… Read more »