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SDVOSB vs. AbilityOne: Major Court Ruling Stayed Pending Appeal

In May 2017, SDVOSBs and VOSBs lodged another big win in their battle to enforce the statutory preferences for veteran-owned companies: the Court of Federal Claims held that the VA cannot buy products or services using the AbilityOne list without first applying the “rule of two” and determining whether qualified SDVOSBs or VOSBs are likely to bid. 60 more words


How Commercial Technologies Can Have An Edge When Competing for Govt. Contracts

Contracts with the Federal Government represent big bucks for technology companies. According to ITDashboard.gov, government agencies spent a whopping $82.8 billion on information technology investments in FY2016, a number that’s poised to grow in the next two years. 608 more words

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Stephen S. Schwartz - Nominee to the U.S. Court of Federal Claims

Two months ago, I wrote on Damien Schiff, a nominee for the Court of Federal Claims (CFC).  Specifically, I called out Schiff’s youth, noting that he was only 38, and had spent less than thirteen years in practice.   656 more words

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Fair Treatment in the Bidding Process? Knowing What's Fair Isn't Always Easy

For losing contractors, the question of whether to protest is a tricky one. Contractors often move to protest when the requirements seem to favor one competitor over another, or when the rules of the procurement are unclear. 853 more words

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Agency Faces Sanctions For Backdating Market Research

In a recent decision, the Court held that the backdated memorandum resulted in a “corrupted record,” which undermined a “fair and equitable procurement process,” and agreed that the agency’s self-imposed sanctions were appropriate. 9 more words