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September 2020 Bid Protest Roundup

Government Contracts Insights

07 Oct 2020

This was also published in Law360 (6 October 2020; reprinted with permission).

This month’s bid protest roundup (featured on Law360) examines three recent decisions by the Government Accountability Office (GAO).  The first, Sumaria Systems, Inc., evaluates whether an agency’s use of the highest technically rated, reasonably priced offeror methodology violates the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR).  The second, AT & T Corporation, examines a conflict of interest wherein the awardee would effectively evaluate its own performance under a separate contract, and the third, CenturyLink QGS, addresses the scope of a corrective action that allegedly resulted in the disparate treatment of offerors.

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