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.

Search our archives past GAO protest decisions and come back often to keep up to date on the latest trends and legal decisions in Bid Protests. If you have questions about filing a Bid Protest or you were awarded a contract that has been protested, please contact the editor immediately as missing a filing deadline is the quickest way to lose your right to protest or defend your award.

Protest Jurisdiction Archive

  • Link: GAO Opinion Agency: General Services Administration Disposition: Protest dismissed Keywords: Protest Jurisdiction; Task Orders General Counsel P.C. Highlight: GAO does not have jurisdiction to consider a protest of an ID/IQ task or delivery order except where the protester alleges that the task order is beyond the...

    U.S. Bank, B-404169.3, February 15, 2011

    Link: GAO Opinion Agency: General Services Administration Disposition: Protest dismissed Keywords: Protest Jurisdiction; Task Orders General Counsel P.C. Highlight: GAO does not have jurisdiction to consider a protest of an ID/IQ task or delivery order except where the protester alleges that the task order is beyond the...

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  • Link: GAO Opinion Agency: Overseas Private Investment Corporation Disposition: Protest denied. Keywords: Past performance evaluation; Protest jurisdiction General Counsel P.C. Highlight: The Competition in Contracting Act, which requires full and open competition for federal government procurements and provides the basis for GAO’s jurisdiction to hear...

    MFM Lamey Group, LLC, B-402377, March 25, 2010

    Link: GAO Opinion Agency: Overseas Private Investment Corporation Disposition: Protest denied. Keywords: Past performance evaluation; Protest jurisdiction General Counsel P.C. Highlight: The Competition in Contracting Act, which requires full and open competition for federal government procurements and provides the basis for GAO’s jurisdiction to hear...

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  • Link:         GAO Opinion Agency:    Department of the Navy Disposition:  Protest sustained in part, denied in part. _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: 1. Where, in connection with task order for dismantling ships, offerors are required to sell the scrap resulting from the ship dismantling, are permitted to retain...

    ESCO Marine, Inc., B-401438, September 4, 2009

    Link:         GAO Opinion Agency:    Department of the Navy Disposition:  Protest sustained in part, denied in part. _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: 1. Where, in connection with task order for dismantling ships, offerors are required to sell the scrap resulting from the ship dismantling, are permitted to retain...

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