Bid Protests

Government Solutions February 2017 Webinar: Subcontracts Administration: Working with DCAA and DCMA

Jon Levin and Asa Gilliland of Redstone Government Consulting recently hosted a webinar on February 28. During the 60 minute program, they provided listeners with a discussion of significant issues that arise when working with the Government on subcontracting issues. The session included a discussion of the recent denial of a Government claim for breach of subcontracts administration.

Government Solutions January 2017 Webinar: 2016 Year in Review

Jon Levin and Brian Chapuran hosted a webinar on January 26.  During the 60 minute program, they provided listeners with a review of topics that were covered in 2016 and what they mean as we move into 2017.

COFC Confirms that SDVOSBs Are Entitled to Due Process Notice and Opportunity to Respond to Adverse Ownership and Control Findings Made During Bid Protest; COFC Decision Causes Veterans Affairs to Review Unconditional Ownership Procedures

The Court of Federal Claims recently affirmed that due process requirements apply with equal force to SDVO determinations made by the Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (“OSDBU”) as to other Government determinations.  In Miles Construction, LLC v. United States, the Court of Federal Claims held that an SDVO must receive notice and an opportunity to be heard when the OSDBU reviews a veteran’s unconditional ownership of a SDVOSB as part of a bid protest.

GAO 2012 Fiscal Year Report Shows Increase in Protests Filed

The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) recently released its annual report to Congress detailing its bid protest statistics for the 2012 fiscal year.  As has been the case in recent years, protests filed at GAO continue to rise.

Protestors Must Allege “Hard Facts” when Alleging an OCI

A recent GAO decision highlights the requirement that protesters identify “hard facts” when alleging the existence of organizational conflicts of interest.