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Court of federal claims provides guidance on implied-in-fact contracts

USA - January 3 2020 In Panther Brands, LLC v. The United States, No. 16-1157C (December 17, 2019), the Court of Federal Claims addressed the elements of an…

Civilian Board of Contract Appeals Decision Highlights Importance of Consistent Project Records

USA - December 19 2019 In AMEC Foster Wheeler Environmental & Infrastructure, Inc., CBCA 5168, 6298 (November 13, 2019), the Civilian Board of Contract Appeals rejected in…

Bid Protests and Bridge Contracts - When Is the Sole Source Bridge Contract Justified by Urgent and Compelling Need?

USA - October 22 2019 Bid protests afford disappointed offerors the opportunity to challenge flawed procurements and award decisions that violate the rules. Bid protest…

Diligently Pursue Your Right to a Debriefing or Risk Losing Your Right to Protest

USA - October 15 2019 Experienced Government contractors know the exception to the rule: a Government Accountability Office (GAO) protest must be filed within 10 days from…

ASBCA Lays Out Rules of Contract Interpretation at Summary Judgment

USA - September 24 2019 The standard for summary judgment is well-settled in federal litigation: construing all facts in the light most favorable to the non-moving party…

Court of Federal Claims Provides Guidance on Recovery of Unabsorbed Overhead and the Christian Doctrine

USA - September 23 2019 In Kudsk Construction Inc. v. The United States, No. 18-1032C (August 30, 2019), the Court of Federal Claims addressed damages in the context of a…

ASBCA Provides Guidance on CENTCOM Default Termination Decision

USA - July 22 2019 In Watts Constructors, LLC, (June 24, 2019), the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals (ASBCA) provided further guidance on its earlier decision…

The Court of Federal Claims Provides Guidance on Factors for the Government to Consider in a Default Termination

USA - July 1 2019 A recent case from the Court of Federal Claims provides us instruction on the factors that the government should consider in determining whether to…

The Court of Federal Claims Provides Guidance on Differing Site Conditions and Superior Knowledge Claims

USA - April 22 2019 A recent case from the Court of Federal Claims provides us Instruction on differing site conditions and superior knowledge claims. The case arose out…

Buyer Beware—The Risks of Settling a Subcontractor Claim

USA - February 21 2019 A recent case from the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals provides us with a reminder of what can happen to a prime contractor when it settles…