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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.

February 25, 2022 - Coronavirus

A Second Look: Parties Spar Over Vaccine Mandate in Eleventh Circuit Appeal from EO 14042 Injunction

It has been more than two months since the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia issued a nationwide preliminary injunction of Executive Order 14042, the Biden Administration’s effort to impose a vaccine requirement on federal contractors. Since then, the district …›

February 22, 2022 - Protests & Litigation

January 2022 Bid Protest Roundup

This month’s bid protest roundup begins with two decisions, one from the Small Business Administration’s Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) and another from the Government Accountability Office (GAO), highlighting potential pitfalls that await offerors that undergo a merger, acquisition, or other corporate transaction …›

February 4, 2022 - Coronavirus

Another Ticking Clock: Additional District Court Preliminarily Enjoins EO 14042 | Increasing Need for OMB Update on GA Court Clarification Order

On January 27, 2022, the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona joined the growing list of courts that have preliminarily enjoined Executive Order 14042 (which imposes COVID safety protocols on government contractors, including a vaccine mandate) based on an initial determination that …›