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U.S. Obtains Over $25 Million in Forfeited Funds

March 13, 2019

The United States Justice Department released a statement on March 5, 2019, regarding $25 million obtained in forfeited funds as part of a successful effort to root out fraud and corruption in government contracting in Afghanistan. According to the document: “The Department of Justice has reached a settlement of its civil forfeiture case against assets […]

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Law360: GAO rejects IBM’s claim of alleged leak

March 08, 2019

According to an article posted on Law360, The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) has again rejected IBM’s claims over an alleged leak of its bid on a $47.8 million IT support deal to Accenture Federal Services, LLC.  Accenture won the task order. IBM protested that the awardee violated the procurement integrity provisions of the Office of Federal […]

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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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