Lowest Price Technically Acceptable LPTA Contract Evaluation Bid Protests

When you as a government contractor decide to file a bid protest that challenges the agency’s LPTA contract evaluation of your proposal, there is a striking difference between a government solicitation that will be evaluated on a lowest price technically acceptable (LPTA Government Contracts) source selection process versus a proposal… Read more »

Construction Claims Resolution and Appeals in Federal Government Contracts

Government construction claims resolution and appeals in federal government contracts have become a nightmare for construction contractors that are filing disputes and appeals or initially submitting claims to the federal government. This is even true for settlement proposals in termination for convenience cases.  The COFC or Board of Contract Appeals dismisses… Read more »

Non Responsive Bid Proposal

Non responsive bid proposals occur when the contracting agency excludes your bid because it materially failed to follow the solicitation requirements. Unless your mistake was minimal and immaterial, GAO tends to rule that the Agency made a reasonable decision. However, there are situations where agency exclusions were unreasonable. What happens in… 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 »

Motion to Intervene Court of Federal Claims Rules

Under the requirements to intervene in a bid protest or some other case at the United States Court of Federal Claims. Avoid wasting money on procedure disputes and focus on the merits of the case. Filing a United States Court of Federal Claims motion to intervene in a bid protest… Read more »