Importance of FAR 9.4 Debarred Meaning & Definition

To effectively respond to, or negotiate the government’s suspension or debarment actions under FAR 9.4, it is important for contractors to understand the underlying legal and policy principles when doing business with the government. Without understanding the reasons for the rule, a contractor will almost always fail to target the… Read more »

Civilian Board of Contract Appeals CDA Claims 41 USC 7101 – 7109

Choosing the right forum and framing your appeals case correctly can save you thousands in unnecessary litigation costs. When a contracting officer denies a claim under the Contract Disputes Act, filing an appeal to the Civilian Board of Contract Appeals (CBCA) would be the next step. Not all claims appeal cases against… Read more »

Contracting Officer Authority in CDA Claims

When submitting contractor claims to the federal government, businesses should be aware of the Contracting Officer authority to issue a final decision. 48 CFR 1.603 suggests that although the CO is appointed on a Standard Form  1402. Any limitations on the Contracting Officer authority must be stated on the form… Read more »