Zach Prince

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COVID-era contracting question continues to bedevil the government

A recent argument a contractor made to the Contract Board of Appeals might lead companies to the wrong conclusion. It is another case of a company trying…

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MC1 (AW/SW) Michael D. Colenavy ships carrier 7th fleet

A messy dispute caught one company for millions of dollars of government refund demands

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The Defense Department clarifies how to use other transaction authority

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New federal acquisition rule would straighten out small business rights

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A federal court reaffirms the government should look for commercial products before going custom

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Defense claims against contractors have a shelf life of infinity

Even when a claim against a federal contractor is dismissed, it never dies. Like a zombie, it can rise forth and bite you. That’s what a decade-plus dispute…

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Climate and inflation come home to roost on federal contractors

Contractors have only a couple more weeks to comment on a so-called climate risk rule. If it becomes final, the rule would impose big reporting and operational…

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A federal court decides when a contractor size rule actually takes effect

A few years back, Congress changed how the Small Business Administration would calculate whether a business qualified as small. It had been the average of three years of revenue. The new rule was five years. The question arose: When did the new calculus kick in? This had real consequences for a company called Obsidian.

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