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Morrison Foerster’s Government Contracts Insights blog provides an in-depth analysis of news, developments, and trends impacting government contracting and procurement.

November 9, 2020 - Protests & Litigation

October 2020 Bid Protest Roundup (Law360 Spotlight)

In the latest installment of our bid protest spotlight (featured on Law360), we analyze three Government Accountability Office (GAO) decisions that provide important reminders for companies considering whether to protest a contract award. In Chronos Solutions, LLC, the GAO held it was unreasonable for …›

U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia Finds That Alleged Cybersecurity Vulnerability Is Not Material Under False Claims Act

In a decision sure to bring some comfort to contractors providing information technology equipment and services to the federal government, a U.S. district court judge recently granted a motion to dismiss a False Claims Act (FCA) suit, finding that the relator both failed to …›

October 7, 2020 - Protests & Litigation

September 2020 Bid Protest Roundup (Law360 Spotlight)

This month’s bid protest roundup (featured on Law360) examines three recent decisions by the Government Accountability Office (GAO). The first, Sumaria Systems, Inc., evaluates whether an agency’s use of the highest technically rated, reasonably priced offeror methodology violates the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR). …›