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Proposed changes to bid-protest regulations

Responding to a Congressional mandate, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) has proposed rules to change bid-protest procedures.

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Bid protest sustained for poor documentation of decision

In baseball terminology, the protester in this case had a triple play. The Government Accountability Office (GAO) recommended—

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Careful adherence to deadline critical to success of bid protest

Once again, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) has affirmed a fundamental principle for successful bid protesting: Pay attention to and comply with the deadlines required by the process.

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Final rule issued governing supply-chain risk in government procurement

On October 30, the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) issued a final rule governing supply-chain risk and government procurement. This final rule replaces the interim rule issued on November 28, 2013.

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Download free chapter about mitigating conflicts of interest

I'm pleased to announce that Aspatore has published the 2015 edition of Federal Contract Compliance, and my chapter "Effective Mitigation of Organizational Conflicts of Interest" has been included.  You can download a copy of the chapter for free. Or you can buy the whole book.