Suspension and Debarment

Perhaps the greatest government contracting pitfall to avoid is suspension and debarment – a tool used by agencies to exclude contractors that engage in misconduct from receiving federal contracts and grants.  However, despite the harsh consequences associated with exclusion proceedings, the number of suspensions and debarments is actually on the rise, having more than doubled

It’s time for the third installment of the Fox Rothschild Federal Government Contracts & Procurement Blog’s Government Accountability Office (“GAO”) bid protest series.  In the first two installments, we covered who may file a GAO protest (Part 1) and what other parties can (and will) participate in the process (Part 2).