Bloomberg Law: Court holds that TSA illegally overrode an automatic stay of performance

March 07, 2019

U.S. Court of Federal Claims decides that the TSA unlawfully overrode an automatic stay of performance. A stay of performance is triggered when a protest is filed. Aviation Security Management LLC was to receive a $48 million contract to provide airport security services for the TSA. TSA’s Screening Partnership Program (“SPP”) is a statutorily authorized […]

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DoD Releases Audit Results

March 01, 2019

On February 14, 2019, the Department of Defense Office of Inspector General released the ‘Summary and Follow-up Report on Audits of DoD Energy Savings Performance Contracts. According to the report’s objective: We summarized systemic problems with the contract administration of energy savings performance contracts (ESPCs) reported in eight Government Accountability Office (GAO), DoD OIG, and […]

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Ekagra Partners, LLC files protest challenging the terms of an RFP

February 27, 2019

The GAO (Government Accountability Office) recently sustained a protest filed by Ekagra Partners, LLC. Ekagra Partners had filed a protest challenging the terms of an RFP that had been issued by the General Services Administration. Ekagra Partners argued that the RPF for the OASIS Small Business on-ramp had restricted competition improperly as it limited the […]

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General Services Administration (GSA) implements a new process in SAM

February 21, 2019

The GSA recently announced that there have been changes to the Non-Federal Entity registration process changes for financial assistance in the System for Award Management (SAM). According to the announcement on, On February 2, 2019, GSA implemented a new process in SAM that allows non-federal entity registrants to submit common federal government-wide Representations and Certifications […]

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Veterans Benefits Administration is moving to paperless claims processing environment

February 15, 2019

The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) is moving to a paperless claims processing from a system that combines paper records, electronic fax, microfilm, microfiche, files stored on compact discs, DVDs, and flash memory devices. According to Bloomberg Government, the VBA issued a request for information to find parties interested in working on the transition from contractors […]

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