Government Procurement Fraud Defense to False Claims Act

Government procurement fraud litigation has escalated over the past few years due to the increased government oversight. A particular target of federal procurement law is the federal False Claims Act. 28 USC 2514. To prevail under section 2514, the government must “establish by clear and convincing evidence that the contractor knew… Read more »

Government Protest Tips For Intervenor

In any government contract bid protest, and under bid protest intervenor law, any interested party, including the awardee, can intervene and protect their rights to the contract.  Intervenors in any government protest must still meet the interested party requirements. After the intervention process is complete, your attorney may seek admission… Read more »

Anti Kickback Statute Penalties

Anti Kickback Statute Resolving Challenges of Fraud and Penalties Government contractors or health care agencies accused of violating the Anti Kickback Statute or fraud can be in for some huge fines if a court rules against them. Having sound internal practices and a thorough understanding of the applicable laws can greatly… Read more »

FAR 42.12 Government Contract Novation Agreement Process

Theodore P. Watson, Esq. ( Federal Novation of Contract Law Lawyer) Get a better grasp on how to prepare for the government contract novation process and increase your chances of getting the contracting officer to approve your novation agreement.  The bottom line with any sale of a business involving federal… Read more »

Construction Contract Claims Appeal for Government Contracts

Oftentimes, a  government contracts construction claims appeal is dismissed on appeal for lack of jurisdiction by the court. This can cost you a substantial amount of litigation fees only to find out that your case is dismissed on a technicality. To avoid such a peril, your must understand the basics when it… Read more »