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Welcome to the weekly online journal focused entirely on GAO Bid Protests of Federal Government contract awards brought to you by the Government Contracts Practice Group at General Counsel, P.C.. This site will be updated at least once a week with analysis and summaries of the latest GAO Bid Protest decisions and information to help professionals and business owners make informed decisions on protesting a contract solicitation or award.

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  • It Is All in the Details: Offeror’s Proposal Must Exactly Follow the Requirements in the RFP

    In the matter of Veteran Technologists Corporation, Vet Tech argued that it was improperly excluded from consideration under the Department of Veteran Affairs request for proposals (RFP) for general management and business support services. Vet Tech was excluded from consideration...  - 

  • When Does a GAO’s Communication with One Offeror Rise to the Level of “Unequal Discussion”?

    Marathon Medical Corporation Sometimes the GAO will sustain a protest where it is found that the agency improperly held discussions with one offeror and not the other. Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) §15.306 describes a range of exchanges that may take...  - 

  • Government Contracting as a Team Sport: The Consideration of Subcontractor Experience

    Bid Protest Weekly Newsletter by Bryan R. King, Attorney, General Counsel PC Date: Wednesday, April 25, 2014, 5:41pm EST SumCo Eco-Contracting LLC, B-409434, B-409434.2, April 15, 2014 A company’s past experience often comes into play when an agency is going through...  - 

  • Wait…I Was Never Told I Had To Do That: When an Agency Uses Unstated Evaluation Criteria

    Bid Protest Weekly Newsletter by Bryan R. King, Attorney, General Counsel PC Date: Friday, April 18, 2014, 6:47pm EST McGoldrick Construction Services Corporation, B-409252.2, March 28, 2014 In theory, the government procurement process is relatively simple. A government agency determines it has...  - 


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