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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Liquidated Damages Archive

  • Link: GAO Opinion Agency: U.S. Maritime Administration Disposition: Protest denied. __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Protest that liquidated damages provision in solicitation for ship sale/dismantlement is improper because agency profits from sales program, and thus suffers no loss from breach, is denied where agency reasonably determined that...

    Southern Scrap Material Company, B-401059, April 29, 2009

    Link: GAO Opinion Agency: U.S. Maritime Administration Disposition: Protest denied. __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Protest that liquidated damages provision in solicitation for ship sale/dismantlement is improper because agency profits from sales program, and thus suffers no loss from breach, is denied where agency reasonably determined that...

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