The general rule (FAR 14.404-1(a)) is that – once a solicitation is put out for bid – the agency must award the contract to the responsible bidder with the lowest responsive bid.
However, as is usually the case, there are exceptions.
The agency can cancel a solicitation under…Continue Reading How to Protest an Agency’s Decision Canceling a Solicitation
A recent decision in SBA Contracting, LLC, ASBCA No. 63320 (Oct. 3, 2023) provides…Continue Reading Market Shortages are No Excuse for Non-Performance
Fox’s Fourth Annual Federal Contracts Symposium Washington, D.C.| Willard InterContinental
Thank you for those who…Continue Reading Highlights from our Fourth Annual Federal Contracts Symposium
October 23-24 | Washington, D.C.| Willard InterContinental
Join Fox Rothschild’s Federal Government Contracts & Procurement…Continue Reading Upcoming Event: Fox’s Fourth Annual Federal Contracts Symposium
The annual inflation rate in the United States rose 7% in 2021, its highest rate since 1982. The construction industry has not been immune from this general trend, with steel…Continue Reading Material Escalation: A Difficult Road to Recover Costs
President Biden recently issued Executive Order No. 14042 requiring covered federal contractors ensure that their employees are fully vaccinated against COVID‑19 unless an employee otherwise requests, and receives an accommodation…Continue Reading Navigating the Business Risks Associated with the Federal Contractor Vaccine Mandate
Government contractors may face performance evaluations by federal agencies that erroneously or capriciously capture the efficacy of their work, at times by seemingly arbitrary standards. These evaluations can hobble key…Continue Reading Evaluation Disputes: Protecting the Reputation of Government Contractors
A quick reminder that Fox Rothschild (Virtual) Federal Contract Symposium starts this Monday (October 5).
Please Click Here to Register for the Symposium.
After careful consideration, we elected hold the…Continue Reading Reminder: Fox Rothschild VIRTUAL Federal Contracts Symposium Starts Monday
I am excited to host this upcoming Webinar on Protecting the Reputation of Government Contractors by Challenging Erroneous CPARS Evaluations.
The Webinar goes Live on Wednesday, August 19 at …Continue Reading Upcoming Webinar: Contesting Erroneous CPARS Evaluations
Contractors filed 2,071 bid protests at GAO in 2019– the lowest number in five years.
One possible cause for the decline is the Department of Defense’s enhanced debriefing procedures. …Continue Reading Utilizing Enhanced Debriefing Procedures to Maximize GAO Bid Protest Effectiveness
COVID-19 and Government Contracting Best Practices: Part 3 – Government Response and Contract Management
COVID-19 or the Coronavirus is having an unprecedented and, frankly, previously unimaginable global impact. Please click here to visit Fox’s Coronavirus Resource Center for links to free webinars and articles…Continue Reading COVID-19 and Government Contracting Best Practices: Part 3 – Government Response and Contract Management
COVID-19 or the Coronavirus is having an unprecedented and, frankly, previously unimaginable global impact. Please click here to visit Fox’s Coronavirus Resource Center for links to free webinars and articles…Continue Reading COVID-19 and Government Contracting Best Practices: Part 2 – Recovering Extra Costs
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Authored by attorneys in the firm’s Federal Government Contracts & Procurement Practice, this blog addresses current and future issues affecting federal contractors and procurement professionals in both the Washington, D.C., area and throughout the United States.