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 »

As a general rule, the contracting officer can terminate a federal contract for convenience of the government.  Termination for convenience  of the government usually occurs when mission requirements change, lack of funding as other ‘legitimate’ reasons. Contractors usually are entitled to some form of statutory damages. However, there are situations when terminating the contract can be… Read more »