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PAE Government Services, Inc., B-407886; B-407886.2; B-407886.3; B-407886.4, March 22, 2013

Link:         GAO Opinion Agency:    Department of Homeland Security Disposition:  Protest denied. General Counsel P.C. Highlight: GAO denied the protest of PAE Government Services, Inc., based on the award of a contract to Kellogg Brown & Root Services, Inc. (KBR), under…

Next Tier Concepts, Inc., B-406620.3; B-406620.4, November 13, 2012

Link:         GAO Opinion Agency:    Department of Agriculture Disposition:  Protest denied. Keywords:   meaningful discussions; debriefing; unfair competitive advantage General Counsel P.C. Highlight: GAO denied the protest of Next Tier Concepts, Inc., based on the Department of Agriculture’s issuance of a delivery…

Metropolitan Interpreters and Translators, Inc., B-403912.4, B-403912.5, B-403912.6, B-403912.9, May 31, 2011

Link: GAO Decision Protestor: Metropolitan Interpreters and Translators, Inc. Agency: Department of Justice Disposition: Protest Denied. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Protest that discussions were unequal, misleading, and not meaningful is denied because the agency was not required to discuss areas of…

Environmental Quality Management, Inc., B-402123.4, B-402123.6, August 31, 2010

Link: GAO Decision Protestor: Environmental Quality Management, Inc. Agency: Environmental Protection Agency Disposition: Protest Denied. ___________________________________________________________________________________________________ Digest: Protest that agency improperly provided awardees–but not protester–competitively useful information during ongoing acquisition is denied, where awardees were provided appropriate information during initial,…

QinetiQ North America, Inc., B-405163.2, B-405163.3, B-405163.4, B-405163.5, January 25, 2012

Link: GAO Decision Protestor: QinetiQ North America, Inc. Agency: Department of Homeland Security Disposition: Protest Denied. ____________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: 1.  Protest based on an alleged violation of the Procurement Integrity Act is denied, where, consistent with Federal Acquisition Regulation requirements,…