In Thomas F. Neenan, as Trustee of the Thomas F. Neenan, Sr., Revocable Trust, v. U. S., No. 11-733C, August 22, 2013, you are taken through some of the basics of federal contracting. How many basic points can you identify in this 10-page opinion? I've listed those that I identified below:
1. Offer and acceptance, unconditional offer, preliminary negotiations.
2. Change in ownership, death of party, trust agreement.
3. Pattern or practice.
4. Contract specialist's authority, integral part of the duties assigned.
5. Express authority, implied authority, actual authority, apparent authority.