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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Termination of Award Archive

  • Link: GAO Decision Protestor: American Material Handling, Inc. Agency: General Services Administration Disposition: Protest Denied. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Agency properly terminated the protester’s contract for a mobile crane for the Department of the Air Force and reopened the competition for the crane, where the solicitation...

    American Material Handling, Inc., B-406739, August 14, 2012

    Link: GAO Decision Protestor: American Material Handling, Inc. Agency: General Services Administration Disposition: Protest Denied. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Agency properly terminated the protester’s contract for a mobile crane for the Department of the Air Force and reopened the competition for the crane, where the solicitation...

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  • Link: GAO Decision Protestor: Trident3, LLC Agency: Small Business Administration Disposition: Protest Denied. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Protest that contract award terminated pursuant to negative size status determination should be reinstated following successful appeal to the Small Business Administration, Office of Hearings and Appeals, is denied...

    Trident3, LLC, B-405781.3, July 5, 2012

    Link: GAO Decision Protestor: Trident3, LLC Agency: Small Business Administration Disposition: Protest Denied. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Protest that contract award terminated pursuant to negative size status determination should be reinstated following successful appeal to the Small Business Administration, Office of Hearings and Appeals, is denied...

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  • Link: GAO Opinion Agency: Department of the Interior Disposition: Protest denied. _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Agency acted reasonably when it terminated protester’s contract for convenience and cancelled the underlying solicitation where the solicitation’s maximum estimated quantities and maximum ordering values did not reflect the agency’s requirements...

    Optimum Services, Inc., B-401051, April 15, 2009

    Link: GAO Opinion Agency: Department of the Interior Disposition: Protest denied. _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Agency acted reasonably when it terminated protester’s contract for convenience and cancelled the underlying solicitation where the solicitation’s maximum estimated quantities and maximum ordering values did not reflect the agency’s requirements...

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