FAR 15.306 Misleading or Meaningful Discussions

One reason why bid protests are successful is when the contractor shows that the failed to conduct lawful discussions. GAO looks at these issues very carefully.  The underlying principle of having meaningful discussions is the Competition in Contracting Act (CICA). Each bidder is entitled to its proposal being evaluated on equal… Read more »

FAR 15.306 Meaningful Discussions and GAO Protest Rules

Contractors often have questions about meaningful discussions under FAR 15.306 in the agency source selection process. With many GAO bid protests being filed for lack of meaningful discussions between the Government and offerors, it is important to understand the rules.   Meaningful discussions have been seen consistently in GAO protest… Read more »