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Defenses To The Government’s CDA Claim Are Not Independent Claims
In the decades since the enactment of the Contract Disputes Act (CDA), contractors, agencies, and the tribunals that decide government contract disputes have grappled with the question of what constitutes a claim.
United States
4 Feb 2015
Federal Circuit Makes Clear that FASA Imposes a Broad Ban on Bid Protests of Task Orders at the CFC
Although the Federal Acquisition Streamlining Act gives GAO exclusive jurisdiction over protests of task orders, contractors occasionally seek to challenge task order awards at the CFC.
United States
18 Sep 2014
Does Entering an Agency’s Contest Make You a Government Contractor?
Rarely does a pro se plaintiff defeat a motion to dismiss at the CFC. However, the CFC recently denied the Government’s motion to dismiss a pro se plaintiff’s breach of contract claim based on the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) alleged failure to comply with the rules it established in a contest seeking a solution to the problem of robocalls.
United States
29 Aug 2014
A Tajik Construction Project Nightmare Serves as a Lesson Regarding the Perils of Firm-Fixed Price Contracting in Uncertain Situations
The Court of Federal Claims issued a lengthy decision in a case arising from a construction project gone awry in which the contractor was terminated for default (T for D), ended up in bankruptcy, and lost a fraud counterclaim to DOJ.
United States
18 Jun 2014
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