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As far as the GAO is concerned, late is late

“Punctuality is the soul of business,” said Thomas C. Haliburton, Nova Scotian businessman, judge, and best-selling author. Apparently, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) agrees.

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Yes, the Federal Government does have implied duty of good faith and fair dealing

In a recent decision, the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has affirmed that the Federal Government does have an implied duty of good faith and fair dealing in conducting its business.

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“Blacklisting” rule revoked

On March 27, 2017, President Donald Trump signed House Joint Resolution 37 (of the 115th Congress) that disapproved a regulation issued by President Obama’s administration. The regulation required government contractors to—

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Basis for protesting bid may be that RFQ unduly restricts competition

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) recently ruled in favor of a bid protester on the issue of whether a request for quotations (RFQ) unduly restricted competition. The decision provides insight into how to increase the chances of a successful bid protest concerning this issue.

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ASBCA holds no implied duty to audit subcontractors

Contractor escapes having to reimburse over $116 million to Government

Background

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