Quantum Meruit Damages

When Do You Qualify for Quantum Meruit Damages Recovery in Federal Government Contract Claims Against the Federal Government? If you have a written contract, this can be a tricky undertaking. Filing quantum meruit claims against the federal government can be confusing to businesses and individuals. Understanding what quantum meruit damages… Read more »

OCSLA Understanding Potential Liabilities & Obligations

Are you considering a mineral rights or similar lease from the government on the Outer Continental Shelf  (OCSLA)? It is crucial to understand your potential liabilities and obligations that may arise from provisions not specifically stated in the contract and when you may have a breach of contract claim against… Read more »

Price Reasonableness FAR 15.404 1 Evaluations & Bid Protests

When submitting government proposals, price reasonableness under the Federal Acquisition Regulation (“FAR”) is a highly contested issue. You have to avoid costly mistakes by assuming that the lowest price should get the award. The contracting agency has specific guidelines for evaluating pricing proposals. You should know the basics before submitting… Read more »

Responding to Government Cure Notice Letter

Giving the agency a reason to issue a cure notice can put your company at a great disadvantage because chances are that you are on the path to receiving a termination for default. Responding to the government cure notice should ring the bell of caution for many contractors. This is especially… Read more »

FAR Organizational Conflict of Interest (OCI) Bid Protest FAR 9.5

Hiring of Former Government Officials: If your company hires a former government official, it can be disqualified from a competition based upon the appearance of impropriety which is created by the hire. There is no requirement for an actual impropriety to be shown in a FAR9.5 Organizational Conflicts of Interest bid protest…. Read more »