Costs Associated With Termination for Default Clause

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 »

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 »

Termination For Convenience Clause Minimizing the Impact

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 »

Government Termination of Contract Notice – CEO’s Biggest Fear

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 are at risk. Whether the agency terminates for cause or convenience, developing an immediate response is critical…. Read more »

How to Assess Termination for Convenience Costs Recoverable

Before you submit your termination for convenience settlement proposal to the federal government, make sure you understand the regulatory allowances for costs recoverable. Given the push from the administration, government contracting agencies are instituting termination for convenience actions to do away with unwanted contracts. Although there are statutory damages and… Read more »

How Can Bid Protest Lawyers Help You

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 »