FAR Price Analysis Improper Price Realism Analysis GAO

There is a recent trend increase in GAO bid protests for government contract pricing improper price realism evaluation and bidders’ technical proposals. Why is this becoming a problem? Some government contractors believe that the new generation of contracting personnel require more training or simply may require a more thorough understanding of the… Read more »

Prompt Payment Act Resolving Invoice Problems

The Federal Prompt Payment Act (PPA), 31 USC 3901-3905 , ensures that federal agencies pay vendors for their invoices on time. However, not all government invoices paid on time. This not only creates a hardship; it also impacts the contractor’s ability to perform other contracts and meet other financial obligation. Prompt payment… Read more »

Technical Proposal Writing and Important Bid Tender Approaches & Considerations

Importance of Your Technical Proposal Writing Approach When bidding on any federal government contract, your technical proposal writing approach generally carries the most weight. This section of the bid must detail your approach to various aspects of the solicitation’s requirements including staffing, understanding the requirements and providing detail that explains how you… Read more »

Costs Associated With Termination for Default

Under what authority can the contracting officer terminate a contract for default or cause? When assessing costs associated with the Termination for Default Clause, you must first understand the government’s rights. Under government contracts law, if your contract contains the Default clause at 52.249-8, the Government has the right, subject to… Read more »

Covenant Not to Compete Definition & Non Compete Agreement Colorado

Non compete agreement clause definition, restrictive covenants, or a covenant not to compete in Colorado is a contract by the restricted party (e.g. an employee) not to engage in business activity that is in competition with the other, protected party (e.g. an employer).  The Colorado Non compete Statute can be mere restrictive covenants provision… Read more »

Material Breach of Contract Definition

Meeting the Material Breach Definition is Essential to Winning Your Case The material breach of contract definition is one that goes directly to the crust of the agreement. When there is a dispute, then it not the time to claim that the alleged breach was material to the agreement. This… Read more »

Basic Difference Between Unilateral and Bilateral Contracts

Unilateral contracts are vastly different than bilateral contracts. The elements of a contract are previously discussed in our Contracts article.  There are two main types of contracts: bilateral and unilateral. A Promise for Performance. By comparing the difference between unilateral and bilateral contracts, a bilateral contract constitutes a promise for… Read more »

Contract Attorneys – How Can They Help?

Contract attorneys should  help you to anticipate problems and be able to draft proper terms or advise you on whether or not to execute the contract or even what constitutes a breach of contract. For example, when you are starting a new business, many entrepreneurs decide to draft contracts from the… Read more »

Affirmative Defenses to Breach of Contract Claims

Pleading the proper affirmative breach of contract defenses are important when another party files a case but you actually have a legal reason for not completing the contract. In contract litigation, there are certain affirmative breach of contract remedies you can assert at trial.   By proving viable contract defenses to the required… Read more »