The Termination for Convenience Clause in a federal government contract gives the agency the unilateral right to give you an early termination notice if it is in the government’s “best interest.” Sometimes there are questions as to the government underlying reasons.  Regardless of fault, the termination for convenience clause requires the government… Read more »

As CEO of the company, receiving the government’s notice of contract termination is one of the sudden blows that you do not usually dream of seeing. Your anticipated profits and the future of your business is at risk. Knowing how to take the next steps is essential because you can inadvertently reduce… Read more »

Given the push from administration, government contracting agencies are instituting termination for convenience actions to do away with unwanted contracts. Although there are statutory damages and costs associated with them, the government actually saves money in the long run. What are Contract Termination for Convenience Costs? The FAR Contract Terms… Read more »

If you are a government contractor, learning how to assess breach of contract damages in government claims is critical to recovering all damages that your company deserves. For example, you can bring suit for breach of contract under the Contract Disputes Act in the Court of Federal Claims (COFC.) You… Read more »

Request for Equitable Adjustment  FAR (REA), in government contracting addresses a contract adjustment driven by the changes clause, to compensate you due to expenses incurred because of government actions, or to compensate the Government for contract reductions. When there is a FAR change order in effect, a request for equitable adjustment… Read more »

The underlying reason that you want to file a bid protest is that you want a second “bite at the apple.” If you are the successful bidder, then you want to intervene into the protest litigation and protect your own interest. You have made the decision to file a GAO… Read more »

How to File a Claim on a Government Contract and Protect Your Rights for a Potential Appeal Did you know that you should file a claim against the government with the contracting officer before filing an appeal with the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals? The formal dispute resolution process… Read more »

Companies file government contract claims and disputes when there is a disagreement about additional work performed and where the contractor has not been paid. Such disputes arise during a request for equitable adjustment, scope changes, delays and other unexpected situations. As a government contractor, filing claims against the federal government… Read more »

Understanding the Basics of Equitable Adjustment Can Save Substantial Amounts in Unnecessary Litigation The changes clause under government contracts allows you to submit a Request for Equitable Adjustment (REA)  when there are scope changes, delays and other unforeseeable circumstances. Adjustments can be either upwards or downwards; Proof of claims falls… Read more »