Department of Defense Government Contract Awards

VOSB and SDVOSB Set Asides under Veterans Benefits Health Care and Information Technology Act of 2006 – - As of January 1, 2012, all VOSB and SDVOSB concerns must be listed in the VIP database in order to receive new contract awards under the Veterans First program. Self-certification is no longer permitted. VA Acquisition Regulation (VAAR) Secton 804.1102.  Contract law changes to benefit veterans.

Contracting Officer Termination of Contract for Appearance of Impropriety – Post-Employment Restrictions – Overturned by GAO

Women-Owned Small Business Program 2011

GAO Decisions Affirm SDVOSB and VOSB Priority over VA Federal Supply Schedule (FSS) Buys under Veterans Benefits Health Care and Information Technology Act of 2006

New 8(a) Regulations effective March 2011

Government Contractor Immunity Defense (CGI) – Katrina Canal Breaches Litigation Update

War Zone Government Contractor Tort Liability – KBR, Inc Burn Pit Litigation - Multi-District Litigation

COFC Will Hear Bid Protests on Breach of Implied Contract of Fair Dealing

Contractor Liable Under FCA for Subcontractor Payrolls

Challenges to Government Insourcing Decisions Belong in COFC

8(a) Set-Aside Versus HUBZone Priority – Permanent Injunction Issued 

Federal Property Lessee No Standing to Sue Under Randolph-Sheppard Act 

Fourth Circuit says FCA Applies to Fraud – Not Normal Contract Disputes

Government Contractors Must Post Notice to Employees of Rights Under NLRA 

Multiple Competitive Ranges