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October 2022 Bid Protest Roundup: 'Late-Is-Late' Rule, Compensation Plans

USA - November 9 2022 This month’s Bid Protest Roundup focuses on one recent Court of Federal Claims decision and two Government Accountability Office (GAO) decisions…

Deciphering the GAO’s Bid Protest Statistics for FY 2022

USA - November 7 2022 Each year around this time, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) publishes its annual report to Congress on bid protests. Earlier this…

U.S. Government Launches Billion-Dollar Biomedical Agency

USA - October 28 2022 As part of the Biden Administration’s ongoing efforts to spur innovation and research, it has championed the creation of a new sub-agency within the…

EO 14042: OMB Guidance Keeps Enforcement on Hold “At This Time”

USA - October 26 2022 On October 19, 2022, the U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) published its first set of Interim Guidance for agencies regarding the Federal…

September 2022 Bid Protest Roundup: Challenges to Corrective Action; Discarded Proposals, and Best Value Determinations

USA - October 17 2022 This month’s Bid Protest Roundup covers three recent U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) decisions: a challenge to an agency’s decision to…

Executive Order 14042: Return of the Patchwork Preliminary Injunctions

USA - October 17 2022 On October 14, 2022, the Safer Federal Workforce Task Force (“Task Force”) published yet another update for Federal contractors regarding the Federal…

Congress Passes Bill to Reauthorize SBIR/STTR Programs

USA - September 30 2022 As most experts expected, Congress has passed the bill to reauthorize the SBIR and STTR programs until September 30, 2025. The bill is now headed for…

Nationwide Preliminary Injunction of Contractor Vaccine Mandate Remains Intact—For Now

USA - September 20 2022 Last Friday, the Federal Government filed a status report with the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma, identifying both its…

Companies Selling Software to the U.S. Government Soon Must Attest to Compliance with NIST Guidance on Software Supply Chain Security

USA - September 20 2022 Software companies that sell commercial software products to federal agencies soon must begin attesting to their compliance with guidance designed to…

DOD Issues Guidance in Advance of Possible Failure to Reauthorize the SBIR/STTR Program

USA - September 19 2022 As of this posting, Congress has not yet reauthorized the popular Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer…