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Bid Protests
Comptroller General

Selection of lower-rated, lower-priced proposal.  See Metro Productions Government Services, LLC B-416203, B-416203.2: Jul 6, 2018 (July 17, 2018)

Timlieness, last minute protest, Electronic Protest Docketing System.  See CWIS, LLC B-416544: Jul 12, 2018 (July 16, 2018)

Agency response to initial debriefing questions and second debriefing questions, enhanced debriefing rules, GAO's debriefing rules.  See State Women Corporation B-416510: Jul 12, 2018 (July 16, 2018)

Intervening in bid protest, right to intervene, permissive intervention.  See KGL Food Service, WLL v. U. S. and ANHAM FZCO, No. 18-823C, July 13, 2018 (July 16, 2018)

Evaluators' scoring error.  See VariQ Corporation B-414650.11, B-414650.15: May 30, 2018 (July 9, 2018)

Restrictive requirement, facility clearance.  See Management and Technical Services Alliance Joint Venture B-416239: Jun 25, 2018 (July 2, 2018)

Unequal access OCI.  See Dell Services Federal Government, Inc. B-414461.3, B-414461.4, B-414461.5: Jun 19, 2018 (June 28, 2018) 

Corrective action, ambiguity, best value or lowest price technically acceptable.  See URTruckBroker Corporation B-416249.2: Jun 21, 2018 (June 26, 2018) 

Timeliness, agency level protest, debriefing exception.  See Impact Resources, Inc. B-416093: Jun 11, 2018 (June 21, 2018) 

Reevaluation.  See Immersion Consulting, LLC B-415155.4, B-415155.5: May 18, 2018 (June 20, 2018) 

Evaluation factors, unstated criteria.  See EFS Ebrex SARL B-416076: Jun 4, 2018 (June 18, 2018) 

Past performance, subcontractor role diminished, effect of reduced subcontractor effort.  See 360 IT Integrated Solutions B-414650.7, B-414650.12: May 18, 2018 (June 13, 2018)

Past performance, evaluators scoring.  See Ace Info Solutions, Inc. B-414650.10, B-414650.14: May 21, 2018 (June 12, 2018)

Experience, parent, affiliate, subcontractor.  See ANHAM FZCO B-415969, B-415969.3, B-415969.5: May 8, 2018..  (June 11, 2018)

Exclusion for organizational conflict of interest, innuendo, possibility.  See Archimedes Global, Inc. B-415886.2: Jun 1, 2018 (June 7, 2018)

Use of other transaction authority.  See Oracle America, Inc. B-416061: May 31, 2018 (June 6, 2018)

Cancellation of solicitation, agency need.  See Computer World Services Corporation B-416042: May 22, 2018 (June 5, 2018)

Unequal access to information, private dispute between private parties.  See Management Sciences for Health B-416041, B-416041.2: May 25, 2018.  (June 4, 2018)

Beyond the scope.  See Alliant Solutions, LLC  B-415994, B-415994.2: May 14, 2018 (May 25, 2018) 

Protester's different arguments as intervenor and protester.  See DZSP 21, LLC B-410486.10: Jan 10, 2018 (May 24, 2018)

FAR § 6.302-1(d)(2), consideration of capability statements.  See Career Systems Development Corporation B-411346.11, B-411346.12, B-416021, B-416021.2: May 18, 2018 (May 24, 2018)

Failure to state legal grounds of protest.  See American Relocation Connections, LLC B-416035: May 18, 2018.  (May 23, 2018)

Organizational conflict of interest.  See  ARES Technical Services Corporation B-415081.2, B-415081.3: May 8, 2018 (May 17, 2018)

Costs, intertwined and interrelated clearly meritorious protests.  See  Auxilio FPM JV, LLC--Costs B-415215.4: Apr 27, 2018 (May 10, 2018)

Affirmative responsibility determination.  See CASS Professional Services Corp. B-415941, B-415941.2: Apr 27, 2018 (May 8, 2018)

Tradeoff decision.  See  Dynaxys LLC B-414459.4: Apr 18, 2018 (May 7, 2018)

Late bid, withdrawal of bid.  See Williams Building Company, Inc. B-415317.3: Apr 12, 2018 (May 7, 2018)

Past performance, relevance.  See Veteran National Transportation, LLC B-415696.2, B-415696.3: Apr 16, 2018 (May 1, 2018)

Agency’s technical evaluation, use of ordinary meaning of “effectiveness.”  See Xenex Disinfection Services, LLC B-415897, B-415898: Apr 17, 2018 (April 25, 2018)

Procurement Integrity Act, disclosure of bid or proposal information.  See AlliantCorps, LLC B-415744.2: Apr 4, 2018 (April 25, 2018)

Cost realism analysis, ambiguity, timeliness.  See Planned Systems International, Inc. B-413028.5: Feb 21, 2018 (April 23, 2018)

SSA's evaluation differs from SSEB's evaluation.  See PiperCoughlin, LLC B-414352.2: Apr 17, 2018 (April 19, 2018)

DVA, SDVOSB or VOSB set-aside, ICGE, fair and reasonable price. See Crosstown Courier Service, Inc. B-415818: Mar 27, 2018 (April 17, 2018)

Costs, corrective action, clearly meritorious, undue delay in taking corrective action.  See HESCO Bastion Ltd.--Costs B-415526.3: Apr 3, 2018 (April 12, 2018)

Adjustments to cost proposal.  See Oak Grove Technologies, LLC B-415772, B-415772.2: Mar 15, 2018(April 9, 2018)

Unbalanced pricing, risk.  See Crawford RealStreet Joint Venture B-415193.2, B-415193.3: Apr 2, 2018 (April 6, 2018)

Award to higher-rated, higher-priced proposal.  See Pacific-Gulf Marine, Inc. B-415375, B-415375.2: Jan 2, 2018.  (April 6, 2018)

Costs, delay in corrective action, meritorious versus clearly meritorious protest.  See  Herren Associates, Inc.--Costs B-414792.4: Nov 21, 2017.  (April 5, 2018)

Brand name item.  See See Savannah Cleaning Systems, Inc. B-415817: Mar 27, 2018 (March 29, 2018)

Non-Federal Supply Schedule items.  See Scope Infotech, Inc. B-414782.4, B-414782.5: Mar 22, 2018 (March 28, 2018)

Phase 1 of two-phase design-build, evaluation of price proposals.  See Intercontinental Construction Contracting, Inc. B-415040, B-415040.2, B-415041, B-415041.2: Nov 8, 2017 (March 23, 2018)

Interested party, offeror's name change, merger.  See Enterprise Services LLC B-415517, B-415517.2: Jan 18, 2018 (March 21, 2018)

Cost realism analysis, upward revision of proposed cost.  See ORBIS Sibro, Inc. B-415714, B-415714.2: Feb 26, 2018 (March 16, 2018)

Task order, beyond the scope.  See Western Pilot Service; Aerial Timber Applicators, Inc.; Evergreen Flying Services, Inc.; G.B. Aerial Applications, Inc. B-415732, B-415732.2, B-415732.3, B-415732.4: Mar 6, 2018 (March 15, 2018)

Protester's response to agency report, protester abandoned protest.  See Yang Enterprises, Inc. B-415923: Mar 12, 2018.  (March 14, 2018)

Costs, corrective action.  See Innovative Technologies, Inc.--Costs B-415810.3: Mar 12, 2018.  (March 13, 2018)

No past performance evaluation.  See Data Monitor Systems, Inc. B-415761: Mar 6, 2018.  (March 8, 2018)

Duty to seek clarifications or discussions.  See   First Financial Associates, Inc. B-415713, B-415713.2: Feb 16, 2018 (March 2, 2018)

Late proposal.  See National Beef Packing Co. LLC B-415754, B-415773: Feb 16, 2018 (February 28, 2018)

Award to lower-rated, lower-priced proposal.  See Democracy International, Inc. B-415243, B-415243.2: Dec 13, 2017 (February 28, 2018)

Technical evaluation, evaluation of viability of offerors' technical approach.  See Savannah River Technology & Remediation, LLC; Fluor Westinghouse Liquid Waste Services, LLC B-415637, B-415637.2, B-415637.3, B-415637.4, B-415637.5, B-415637.6, B-415637.7: Feb 8, 2018 (February 26, 2018)

Jurisdiction, management and operating contractor, subcontract.  See Peter Vander Werff Construction, Inc. B-415676: Feb 6, 2018 (February 23, 2018)

Unequal evaluation of quotation.  Transworld Systems, Inc.; Account Control Technology, Inc. B-414090.13, B-414090.14, B-414090.15, B-414090.16: Dec 22, 2017 (February 22, 2018)

Trade-off decision, documentation.  See ManTech Advanced Systems International, Inc. B-415497: Jan 18, 2018 (February 22, 2018)

Misrepresentation.  See CSI Aviation, Inc. B-415631, B-415631.3, B-415631.4: Feb 7, 2018 (February 20, 2018)

Agency corrective action, agency decision on the scope of proposal revisions.  See Castro & Company, LLC B-415508.4: Feb 13, 2018 (February 15, 2018)

Evaluation of task order proposals.  See  BAE Systems Technology Solutions & Services, Inc. B-414931.2, B-414931.3: Dec 20, 2017(February 15, 2018)

Blanket Purchase Agreement, on-ramp procedures.  See Al Baz 2000 General Trading & Contracting Company W.L.L. B-415353.5: Feb 12, 2018 (February 14, 2018)

Jurisdiction, Federal Finance Housing Agency's conservatorship of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. See S. E. James & Company B-415733: Feb 7, 2018 (February 14, 2018)

Latent ambiguity.  See Harper Construction Company, Inc. B-415042, B-415042.2: Nov 7, 2017 (February 8, 2018)

Price analysis, price realism.  See Kiewit Infrastructure West Co. B-415421, B-415421.2: Dec 28, 2017 (February 7, 2018)

Meaningful discussions.  See General Dynamics Information Technology, Inc. B-415568, B-415568.2: Jan 25, 2018 (February 7, 2018)

Patent ambiguity.  See Office Design Group B-415411: Jan 3, 2018 (February 6, 2018)

RFQ exception to the late proposal rule.  See PricewaterhouseCoopers Public Sector, LLP B-415504,B-415504.2: Jan 18, 2018 (January 30, 2018)

Select of higher-rated, higher-priced quotation.  See Superlative Technologies, Inc.; Atlantic Systems Group, Inc. B-415405, B-415405.2, B-415405.3, B-415405.4, B-415405.5: Jan 5, 2018 (January 30, 2018)

Clarifications, task order procurement.  See SOC LLC B-415460.2, B-415460.3: Jan 8, 2018(January 25, 2018)

Agency requirements change after a solicitation has been issued, material changes.  See Occam Solutions, Inc. B-415422, B-415422.2: Jan 9, 2018 (January 19, 2018)

Past performance, neutral rating, past relevant performance of proposed management personnel.  See East Coast Utility Contractors, Ltd. B-415493, B-415493.2: Jan 16, 2018(January 18, 2018)

GSA Federal Supply Schedule, BPAs, task orders, discounts.  See Red River Computer Company, Inc.; MIS Sciences Corporation B-414183.8, B-414183.9, B-414183.10, B-414183.11, B-414183.12, B-414183.13: Dec 22, 2017 (January 18, 2018)

Mistake in bid, raised price.  See Herman Construction Group, Inc. B-415480: Jan 5, 2018 (January 15, 2018)

Use of net monetized opportunity cost benefit value calculation in evaluating proposals.  See DynCorp International LLC B-415349: Jan 3, 2018 (January 15, 2018)

Requirement written to conform to firm's proposal.  See Navarre Corporation B-414505.4: Jan 4, 2018 (January 8, 2018)

Evaluator scoring.  See AdvanceMed Corporation B-415360, B-415360.2, B-415360.3: Dec 19, 2017 (January 8, 2018)

Meaning of solicitation language.  See ACADEMI Training Center, LLC dba Constellis B-415416: Dec 18, 2017 (January 4, 2018)

Exception to the use of competitive procedures, highly specialized equipment.  See FN America, LLC B-415261, B-415261.2: Dec 12, 2017 (December 22, 2017)

Past performance, contacting past performance references.  See Government and Military Certification Systems, Inc. B-414740.5: Dec 19, 2017 (December 21, 2017)

Price analysis.  See AbacusSecure, LLC B-415175, B-415175.2, B-415175.3, B-415175.4: Dec 6, 2017 (December 13, 2017)

Exceeding page limit in solicitation.  ENSCO, Inc.; PAE National Security Solutions LLC B-414844, B-414844.2, B-414844.3: Oct 2, 2017 (December 12, 2017)

FAR subpart 8.4 procurement that requires a statement of work.  See Immersion Consulting, LLC B-415155,B-415155.2: Dec 4, 2017 (December 11, 2017)

Javits-Wagner-O'Day Act.  See Goodwill Industries of the Valleys; SourceAmerica B-415137: Nov 29, 2017 (December 7, 2017)

Past performance, termination for cause, affiliate.  See Language Select LLP, dba United Language Group B-415097, B-415097.2: Nov 14, 2017 (December 6, 2017)

Organizational conflict of interest.  See AdvanceMed Corporation B-415062, B-415062.2: Nov 17, 2017 (December 5, 2017)

Acceptance into 8(a) program, adverse impact analysis.  See SKC, LLC B-415151: Nov 20, 2017 (December 4, 2017)

Restrictive requirement.  See APRO International B-415149.2: Nov 29, 2017 (December 4, 2017)

Why was higher-rated quotation not worth a price premium?  See Protection Strategies, Inc. B-414648.2, B-414648.3: Nov 20, 2017 (December 4, 2017)

Incoherent Pleadings and Irrelevant Documents, Derogatory and Abusive Material, 2-year suspension, dismissal of pending protests.  See Latvian Connection LLC--Reconsideration B-415043.3: Nov 29, 2017 (December 1, 2017)

Past performance, corrective actions.  See DynCorp International LLC B-414647.2,B-414647.3: Nov 1, 2017 (November 28, 2017)

Agency evaluated the offerors disparately.  See Fluor Federal Solutions, LLC B-410486.9: Jan 18, 2017 (November 22, 2017)

Agency evaluated the offerors disparately.  See Fluor Federal Solutions, LLC B-410486.9: Jan 18, 2017 (November 22, 2017)

Costs, corrective action, clearly meritorious protes.  See Protection Strategies, Inc. B-414573.3: Nov 9, 2017 (November 15, 2017)

Failure to provide an adequate basis for protest.  See Akima Support Operations, LLC B-415401, B-415401.2: Oct 30, 2017 (November 9, 2017)

Jurisdiction, Federal Agency, United States Mint.  See A-Z Cleaning Solutions B-415228: Nov 6, 2017 (November 8, 2017)

Material amendment.  See Nu-Way Security and Investigative Services, Inc. B-414988.2: Oct 20, 2017 (November 6, 2017)

Misleading and Unequal Discussions.  See AT&T Corporation B-414886, B-414886.2, B-414886.3: Oct 5, 2017 (November 3, 2017)

Cost realism evaluation, realistic costs for the work to be performed.  See ANHAM FZCO B-414770,B-414770.2, B-414770.3: Sep 14, 2017 (October 31, 2017)

Adequacy of contractor’s accounting system.  See  FreeAlliance.com, LLC v. U. S., No. 17-787C, October 27, 2017 (October 30, 2017)

Labor law, Letter of intent, arbitration agreement.  See L3 Unidyne, Inc. B-414902, B-414902.2, B-414902.3: Oct 16, 2017 (October 26, 2017)

Proposal rejected, submitted to e-mail address, server proposal rejected by agency server, server did not notify offeror of rejection.  See  ManTech Advanced Systems International, Inc. B-414985: Oct 20, 2017.   (October 26, 2017)

Conflict of interest, appearance of a conflict of interest in Government-contractor relationships.  See Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation B-412278.7, B-412278.8: Oct 4, 2017 (October 20, 2017)

Set aside for small businesses, waiver of nonmanufacturer rule.  See AeroSage, LLC B-414917: Oct 17, 2017.  (October 19, 2017)

Source selection decision.  See MSN Services, LLC B-414900, B-414900.2, B-414900.3, B-414900.4: Oct 4, 2017 (October 16, 2017)

Price analysis.  See Centerra Group, LLC B-414800, B-414800.2: Sep 21, 2017 (October 13, 2017)

Proposal evaluation must be consistent with evaluation criteria.  See McCann-Erickson USA, Inc. B-414787: Sep 18, 2017 (October 4, 2017)

Awardee failed to meet material requirements of the solicitation.  See CR/ZWS LLC B-414766, B-414766.2: Sep 13, 2017 (October 2, 2017)

Costs, corrective action, ADR outcome prediction conference call.  See Herai Alpha Construction--Costs B-414558.2: Sep 26, 2017 (October 2, 2017)

Offerors' understanding of the solicitation requirements, discussions.  See Centerra Group, LLC B-414768, B-414768.2: Sep 11, 2017 (September 25, 2017)

Outside the scope of GSA schedule contract.  See Bluewater Management Group, LLC B-414785: Sep 18, 2017 (September 22, 2017)

Source Selection Authority’s selection decision.  See The Arcanum Group, Inc. B-413682.2, B-413682.3: Mar 29, 2017 (September 18, 2017)

Source Selection Authority’s selection decision.  See The Arcanum Group, Inc. B-413682.2, B-413682.3: Mar 29, 2017 (September 18, 2017)

Small buisiness set-aside.  Rule-of-two, sole-source.  See Synchrogenix Information Strategies, LLC B-414068.4: Sep 8, 2017 (September 14, 2017)

Certificate of Competency.  See Sea Box, Inc. B-414742: Sep 6, 2017.  (September 11, 2017)

Jurisdiction, subcontract.  See The Boeing Company; Bombardier, Inc. B-414706, B-414380.2: Aug 25, 2017(September 8, 2017)

Incomplete pricing proposal, clarifications, fair and reasonable price.  See FedResults, Inc. B-414641: Aug 8, 2017 (September 8, 2017)

Limitation on subcontracting.  See Crosstown Courier Service, Inc. B-414752: Sep 1, 2017. (September 6, 2017)

Responsibility determination, pending bankruptcy.  See SaxmanOne, LLC B-414748, B-414748.3: Aug 22, 2017 (September 1, 2017)

FAR subpart 8.4 procedures.  See Phoenix Environmental Design, Inc. B-414743: Aug 30, 2017 (August 31, 2017)

Price reasonableness, estimated quantities, single line item, unbalanced prices.  See David Jones, CPA PC B-414701: Aug 25, 2017 (August 28, 2017)

Untimely response to agency report.  See PennaGroup, LLC B-414840.2, B-414841.2: Aug 25, 2017 (August 28, 2017)

Unequal discussions.  See Global Language Center B-413503.8: Jun 1, 2017 (August 24, 2017)

Unacceptable quotation, interpretation, dictionary definition.  See Bluehorse Corporation B-414809: Aug 18, 2017 (August 22, 2017)

Cancellation of solicitation.  See Henry's Aerial Service, Inc.; Evergreen Flying Services, Inc. B-414238.7, B-414238.9: Aug 10, 2017 (August 21, 2017)

Unequal and therefore improper discussions.  See YWCA of Greater Los Angeles B-414596, B-414596.2, B-414596.3: Jul 24, 2017 (August 17, 2017)

Cost realism, cost adjustment.  See Orbital Sciences Corporation B-414603, B-414603.2: Jul 26, 2017 (August 15, 2017)

Overeliance on competitor's design.  See Simplex Aerospace B-414566.2: Aug 8, 2017

(August 10, 2017)

HUBZone set-aside, market research.  See JRS Staffing Services B-414630, B-414630.2: Jul 28, 2017 (August 8, 2017)

Small Business, affiliate, economic dependence.  See Veterans Technology, LLC and MDW Associates, LLC v. U. S. No. 16-1489, August 2, 2017  (August 7, 2017)

Price realism, time-and-materials.  See HP Enterprise Services, LLC B-413888.2, B-413888.3, B-413888.4, B-413888.5: Jun 21, 2017 (August 4, 2017)

Professional Employee Compensation.  See SURVICE Engineering Company, LLC B-414519: Jul 5, 2017 (August 4, 2017)

Government seeking clarifications.  See Defense Base Services, Inc. B-414591: Jul 12, 2017 (August 2, 2017)

Meaningful discussions.  See Piton Science and Technology B-414634: Jul 28, 2017 (August 1, 2017)

Waiver from nonmanufacturer rule.  See AeroSage, LLC B-414640, B-414640.3: Jul 27, 2017.  (July 31, 2017)

Predecessor company, subcontractor, key personnel.  See MLU Services, Inc. B-414555.3, B-414555.6: Jul 17, 2017 (July 31, 2017)

Cancellation, new competition, or amend existing solicitation.  See RCR Properties, G.P. B-414590: Jul 21, 2017 (July 28, 2017)

E-mail proposal not found.  See Ghazanfar Neft Gas LTD B-414636: Jul 21, 2017 (July 25, 2017)

Brand name or equal.  See Bluehorse Corporation B-414578: Jul 20, 2017 (July 24, 2017)

Interested party.  See MINACT, Inc. B-414615, B-414615.2: Jul 12, 2017 (July 17, 2017)

Cancellation of solicitation.  See Tien Walker B-414623.2, B-414623.3: Jul 10, 2017.  (July 12, 2017)

Government's duty to inquire.  See Valkyrie Enterprises, LLC B-414516: Jun 30, 2017.  (July 10, 2017)

Small Business Innovation Research.  See Global Aerospace Corporation B-414514: Jul 3, 2017 (July 6, 2017)

Procurement Integrity Act.  See Dell Services Federal Government, Inc. B-414461, B-414461.2: Jun 21, 2017.  (July 3, 2017)

Low price, clarifications.  See Pontiac Flying LLC B-414433, B-414433.2, B-414433.3: Jun 12, 2017.  (July 3, 2017)

Competitive range.  See Pinnacle Solutions, Inc. B-414360: May 19, 2017 (June 28, 2017)

Solicitation requirements.  See Glock, Inc. B-414401: Jun 5, 2017 (June 26, 2017)

Past performance, questionnaire, sister companies.  See PacArctic, LLC B-413914.3, B-413914.4: May 30, 2017 (June 22, 2017)

Past performance, neutral rating.  See SITEC Consulting, LLC; VariQ Corporation; Logistics Systems, Inc. B-413526.4, B-413526.5, B-413526.6, B-413526.7: Apr 3, 2017 (June 21, 2017)

Timeliness, FSS procurement, debriefing exception, contracting officer's mischaracterization.  See IR Technologies B-414430, B-414430.2, B-414430.3: Jun 6, 2017 (June 20, 2017)

Unequally evaluation of price quotations.  See Red River Computer Company, Inc. B-414183.4, B-414183.6, B-414183.7: Jun 2, 2017 (June 19, 2017)

Price realism evaluation, offeror's understanding of technical requirements.  See Next Tier Concepts, Inc.; MAXIMUS Federal Services, Inc. B-414337, B-414337.2: May 15, 2017.  (June 14, 2017)

Termination of awarded contracts, cancellation of solicitation, post-award alterations of the record, integrity of procurement process, changed requirements.  See EDC Consulting, LLC; Cybermedia Technologies, Inc.; et al  B-414175.10, et al. Jun 9, 2017.  (June 13, 2017)

Organizational conflict of interest:  Biased Ground Rules, Unequal Access to Information, Impaired Objectivity.  See Accenture Federal Services, LLC B-414268.3, B-414268.4, B-414268.5: May 30, 2017 (June 12, 2017)

Outside the scope of its schedule contract.  Knight Point Systems, LLC B-414183.3, B-414183.5: May 31, 2017.  (June 9, 2017)

Rejected proposal, unavailable facility.  See   Bannum, Inc. B-414336: May 15, 2017.  (June 7, 2017)

Past performance, relevance.  See TOTE Services, Inc. B-414295, B-414295.2: Apr 25, 2017 (June 6, 2017)

Past performance, information that is “too close at hand.”  See Battelle Memorial Institute B-413570.3, B-413570.4, B-413570.5: May 23, 2017 (June 5, 2017)

Protest is subject of litigation before a court of competent jurisdiction.  See Jay Hymas B-414546: May 23, 2017 (May 30, 2017)

Incumbent advantage vs. fostering competition.  See SK Hart Properties, LLC B-414338: May 11, 2017 (May 30, 2017)

Higher-priced, higher technically rated proposal selected for award, source selection decision.  See Mevacon-NASCO JV; Encanto Facility Services, LLC B-414329, B-414329.2, B-414329.3, B-414329.4: May 11, 2017.  (May 24, 2017)

Set aside for SDVOSB, informed business judgment, market research.  See Walker Development & Trading Group, Inc. B-414365: May 18, 2017(May 22, 2017)

Late proposal, electronic submission.  See Western Star Hospital Authority, Inc. B-414216.2: May 18, 2017.  (May 22, 2017)

Late proposal, Submit Signed Proposa button.  See Tele-Consultants, Inc. B-414135: Feb 27, 2017.  (May 22, 2017)

Competitive 8(a), sole-source procurement, new requirement.  See GOV Services, Inc. B-414374: May 11, 2017 (May 18, 2017)

Sole-source procurement, corrective action.  See General Dynamics Mission Systems, Inc. B-414587, B-414587.2: May 11, 2017(May 15, 2017)

Salary comparison analysis, solicitation evaluation methodology.  Dalpar Corporation B-414285: Apr 24, 2017 (May 9, 2017)

Veterans Benefits, Health Care, and Information Technology Act of 2006, VA Rule of two.  See  AeroSage LLC B-414314, B-414314.2: May 5, 2017 (May 9, 2017)

Evaluating option pricing.  See Verdi Consulting, Inc. B-414103.2,B-414103.3,B-414103.4: Apr 26, 2017 (May 5, 2017)

Commercial Item Status.  See Gichner Systems Group, Inc. B-414287, B-414287.2, B-414287.3: Apr 27, 2017 (May 5, 2017)

Impaired objectivity or unfair competitive advantage.  See A-P-T Research, Inc. B-413731.2: Apr 3, 2017 (April 26, 2017)

Opportunity to address adverse past performance information.  See Walden Security; Akal Security, Inc. B-413523.6, B-413523.7, B-413523.8, B-413523.9: Mar 22, 2017 (April 25, 2017)

Request for costs.  Agency takes longer than necessary to initiate corrective action, agency unduly delays or fails to promptly implement corrective action.  See American Government Services, LLC--Costs B-413636.2: Apr 21, 2017 (April 25, 2017)

Request for costs, statutory or nonstatutory protest.  See Boise Cascade Wood Products, LLC B-413987.2: Apr 3, 2017 (April 24, 2017)

Solicitation for a fixed-price contract.  See Fluor Federal Solutions, LLC B-414223: Mar 29, 2017.  (April 18, 2017)

Clarifications.  See Planning & Learning Technologies, Inc.-- Advisory Opinion, B-413156.23: Oct 14, 2016.  (April 17, 2017)

Interpretation.  See American Access, Inc B-414137.3: Apr 11, 2017.  (April 13, 2017)

Unequal access to information.  See Harkcon Inc. B-412936.2: Mar 30, 2017 (April 11, 2017)

Past performance, relavance.  General Revenue Corporation; Account Control Technology, Inc.; Williams & Fudge, Inc., et al, B-414220.2: Mar 27, 2017.  (April 11, 2017)

Material difference between modified contract and contract originally awarded.  See Zodiac of North America, Inc. B-414260: Mar 28, 2017 (April 5, 2017)

Press Release GAO Bid Protest:  General Revenue Corp., et al., B-414220.2, et al., March 27, 2017.  (April 3, 2017)

Signed copy of joint venture agreement, clarification.  See CJW Desbuild JV, LLC B-414219: Mar 17, 2017.  (April 3, 2017)

Tradeoff decision.  See IT Enterprise Solutions JV, LLC B-412036.3: Jan 31, 2017.  (April 3, 2017)

Agency’s requirement is reasonably necessary to meet its needsVanguard Building LP B-414207, B-414207.2: Mar 21, 2017.  (March 28, 2017)

DCAA verification of accounting system.  See Leader Communications, Inc. B-413104.9: Mar 17, 2017 (March 27, 2017)

Intergovernmental support agreement, jurisdiction,  procurement contract.  See Red River Waste Solutions, Inc. B-414367: Mar 21, 2017 (March 24, 2017)

Past performance, relevance.  See XPO Logistics Worldwide Government Services, LLC, B-412628.6, B-412628.7: Mar 14, 2017 (March 22, 2017)

Price realism analysis.  See American Access, Inc. B-414137, B-414137.2: Feb 28, 2017 (March 9, 2017)

Restrictive specification.  See Remote Diagnostic Technologies, LLC B-413375.4, B-413375.5: Feb 28, 2017 (March 9, 2017)

Technical evaluation.  See Construction Services Group, Inc. B-412343.3: Feb 27, 2017.  (March 7, 2017)

FAR subpart 8.4, tradeoff decision.  See Harmonia Holdings Group, LLC B-413464, B-413464.2: Nov 4, 2016 (March 7, 2017)

Exception to competition.  See EBSCO Industries, Inc. B-414150: Mar 2, 2017  (March 6, 2017)

Past performance, disparate evaluation.  See CSR, Inc. B-413973, B-413973.2: Jan 13, 2017 (March 3, 2017)

Restrictive specifications See Pitney Bowes, Inc. B-413876.2: Feb 13, 2017 (March 1, 2017)

Brand name or equal, waiver of salient characteristic.  See Glem Gas S.p.A. B-414179: Feb 23, 2017 (February 27, 2017)

Cost realism analysis.  See Smartronix, Inc. B-413721.2: Feb 22, 2017 (February 27, 2017)

Cost realism analysis, adjustments to cost proposal, most, most probable cost.  See Sotera Defense Solutions, Inc. B-414056, B-414056.2, B-414056.: Jan 31, 2017(February 14, 2017)

Cost adjustment, direct labor rates, application of a standard deviation methodology, labor categories skewed standard deviation, prejudice.  See Noblis, Inc. B-414055: Feb 1, 2017 (February 13, 2017)

Independent government estimate, unreasonable high bids.  See 4H Construction Corporation B-413558.4: Feb 8, 2017.  (February 10, 2017)

FAR provision 52.222‑46, price realism analysis.  See MicroTechnologies, LLC B-413091.4: Feb 3, 2017 (February 9, 2017)

Duty to seek clarification.  See Alltech Engineering Corp. B-414002.2: Feb 6, 2017 (February 8, 2017)

Redaction of offeror's identity.  See Soliel, LLC B-414060: Jan 26, 2017 (February 8, 2017)

Conditional pricing.  See Omnicell, Inc. B-414021, B-414021.2: Jan 23, 2017.  (February 3, 2017)

Procurement Integrity Act Investigation.  See Concurrent Technologies Corporation B-412795.2, B-412795.3: Jan 17, 2017 (January 31, 2017)

Experience of offeror, not its subcontractors.  See Desbuild Inc. B-413613.2: Jan 13, 2017 (January 30, 2017)

Outside the scope of ID/IQ contract.  See Threat Management Group, LLC B-413729: Dec 21, 2016 (January 26, 2017)

Price evaluation, unbalanced pricing.  See Crown Point Systems B-413940,B-413940.2: Jan 11, 2017 (January 20, 2017)

Canceling an existing solicitation.  See Walker Development & Trading Group, Inc. B-413924: Jan 12, 2017 (January 16, 2017)

Highest technically rated offerors with a fair and reasonable price source selection process.  See Sevatec, Inc.; InfoReliance Corporation; Enterprise Information Services, Inc.; Buchanan & Edwards, Inc. B-413559.3, B-413559.4, B-413559.6, B-413559.7: Jan 11, 2017 (January 12, 2016)

Federal Supply Schedule, market research.  See Phoenix Environmental Design, Inc. B-413833: Jan 5, 2017

Bid Protests
The Courts

Court of Federal Claims

Cancellation of a procurement, moot.  See FMS Investment Corp., et al., v. U. S. and Performant Recovery, Inc.,  Nos. 18-204C, et, al, May 29, 2018 (May 31, 2018)

Joint venture agreement.  See Senter, LLC v. U. S., No. 17-1752C, May 16, 2018 (May 18, 2018)

Lack of advance planning.  See Trailboss Enterprises, Inc. B-415812.2, B-415970, B-415970.2: May 7, 2018 (May 14, 2018)

Reinstatement of Stay.  See Intelligent Waves LLC v. U. S. and Systems Made Simple Inc., No. 18-465 C, May 9, 2018 (May 10, 2018)

Bridge contract.  See Global Dynamics, LLC v. United States and GiaCare and MedTrust JV, LLC and MedTrust LLC, No. 17-1875C May 1, 2018 (May 3, 2018)

NAICS code.  See SupplyCore Inc. v. U. S. and Science Applications International Corporation, No. 17-1933c, May 1, 2018 (May 2, 2018)

Rule of two.  See Veterans Contracting Group v. U. S., No. 18-92C, April 5, 2018(April 9, 2018)

Successive protests and successive corrective actions at GAO, protest to the Court with further corrective action--2014 to 2018.  See DZSP 21, LLC v. U. S. and Fluor Federal Solutions, LLC, No. 18-86C, March 29, 2018 (April 2, 2918)

Contract modification “materially departs” from the scope of the original procurement.  See Ian, Evan & Alexander Corporation v. U. S. and Xcelerate Solutions, No. 18-1C, March 19, 2018 (March 20, 2018)

Adverse Impact Analysis Under 13 C.F.R. § 124.504(c)(ii)(C).  See  SKC, LLC v. U. S., No. 17-1982C, March 14, 2018 (March 19, 2018)

Decision to Award a Fifth Sole-Source Bridge Contract.  See Global Dynamics, LLC v. United States and GiaCare and MedTrust JV, LLC and MedTrust LLC, No. 17-1875C March 14, 2018 (March 19, 2018)

Temporary Restraining Order.  See General Dynamic Mission Systems, Inc. v. U. S. and Unisys Corporation, No. 18-49, March 7, 2018 (March 9, 2018)

Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

Procurement, appropriation, 40 U.S.C. § 3307.  See Cleveland Assets, LLC v. U. S., No. 2017-2113, March 5, 2018 (March 7, 2018)

Court of Federal Claims

Price realism, unbalanced pricing.  See Harmonia Holdings Group, LLC v. U. S. and Optimal Solutions and Technologies, Inc., No. 17-1543C, February 28, 2018 (March 5, 2018)

Organizational conflict of interest.  See A Squared Joint Venture v. U. S., No. 17-835C, February 23, 2018 (March 5, 2018)

Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

May or must.  See Strategic Business Solutions, Inc. v. U. S., No. 2017-1418, February 14, 2018 (February 16, 2018)

Court of Federal Claims

Agency corrective action.  See HESCO Bastion Ltd. v. U. S. and JSF Systems, LLC, No. 17-1977C, January 29, 2018.  (February 12, 2018)

Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

Reversal of sanctions imposed by Court of Federal Claims.  See Level 3 Communications, LLC v. U. S. and Verizon Deutschland GmbH, Robert C. Bigler, 2017-1924, 2017-2068, January 30, 2018 (January 31, 2018)

Available from only one responsible source, follow-on contract, Justification.  See AgustaWestland North America, Inc. v. U. S. and Airbus Helicopter, Inc., 2017-1082, January 23, 2018 (January 24, 2018)

Court of Federal Claims

Best value tradeoff, price.  See Centerra Group, LLC v. U. S. and SOC LLC, No. 17-1348C January 18, 2018 (January 22, 2018)

Bundling.  See Geo-Med, LLC v. U. S., No. 17-1006 C, January 9, 2018 (January 11, 2018)

The Rule of Two.  See Sigmatech, Inc. v. U. S., No. 17-183 C Filed: January 5, 2018 (January 9, 2018)

Qualification as a service-disabled veteran owned small business, divergent regulations of SBA and DVA.  See Veterans Contracting Group v. U. S. and Williams Building Company, No. 17-1188C, December 20, 2017.  (December 28, 2017)

Removal from and Restoration to the VetBiz VIP Database.  See Veterans Contracting Group v. U. S., No. 17-1015C, December 21, 2017 (December 26, 2017)

Meaningful discussions.  See Precision Asset Management Corporation v. U. S. and Alpine-First Preston JV II LLC, No. 16-261C December 13, 2017 (December 14, 2017)

Size determination.  See Straughan Environmental, Inc. v. U. S. and Integrated Mission Support Services, LLC, No. 15-1217C & No. 16-1181C, November 6, 2017 (November 29, 2017)

Court's deference to contracting officers, employee's effort to subvert the procurement process.  See DynCorp International, LLC v.  AAR Airlift Group, Inc., No. 16-1704 C, November 16, 2017 (November 27, 2017)

Interested party, standing.  See Loomacres, Inc. v. U. S., No.17-824C, October 31, 2017 (November 6, 2017)

Adequacy of contractor’s accounting system.  See  FreeAlliance.com, LLC v. U. S., No. 17-787C, October 27, 2017 (October 30, 2017)

Patent ambiguity, offeror's duty to seek clarification, timeliness.  See Sonoran Technology and Professional Services, LLC v. U. S. and Spectre Pursuit Group, LLC, No. No. 17-711C, October 17, 2017 (October 23, 2017)

Late proposal, contracting officer's assurance of acceptance of offer and then rejection of offer.  See T Square Logistics Services Corp. v. U. S. No. No. 17-744C October 16, 2017 (October 23, 2017)

Discussions Generally.  See Iron Bow Technologies, LLC v. U. S. and Alamo City Engineer Services, Inc., No. 17-603C September 14, 2017 (September 20, 2017)

Preliminary injunction.   See Veterans Contracting Group, Inc., vs. U. S.,  No. 17-1015C, August 29, 2017 (August 30, 2017)

Agency's corrective action was to broad.  See Dell Federal Systems, L.P and Plaintiff Blue Tech Inc., Iron Bow Technologies LLC et al v. U. S. and Alphasix Corp et al, Nos. 17-465C, 17-473C,  July 13, 2017 (July 17, 2017)

Restrictive provisions.  See Cleveland Assets, LLC v. U. S., No. 17-277C, June 1, 2017(June 5, 2017)

Veterans Benefits Act of 2006 Rule of Two, Javits-Wagner-O’Day Act.  See PDS Consultants, Inc. v. U. S. and Winston-Salem Industries for the Blind, No. 16-1063C, May 30, 2017(May 31, 2017)

Scope of corrective action.  See Harmonia Holdings Group, LLC v. U. S. and Java Productions, Inc., No. 17-86C, May 23, 2017.  (May 31, 2017)

Responsibility determination.  See Vintage Autoworks, Inc. v. U. S., No. 17-123, May 18, 2017.  (May 31, 2017)

FAR 8.4, "meaningful" discussions. See Concourse Group, LLC, v. U. S. and RER Solutions, LLC, No. 17-129C, April 27, 2017 (May 8, 2017)

U. S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

Costs, corrective action, COFC opinion reversed.  See Dellew Corporation v. U. S. and Tech Systems, Inc., No. 2016-2304, May 1, 2017 (May 2, 2017)

Court of Federal Claims

Limitations on Subcontracting, sanctions, administrative record.  See Gallup, Inc. v. U. S., No. 16-1656C, April 25, 2017.  (April 27, 2017)

Interpretation.  See Greenland Contractors I/S v. U. S. and Exelis Services A/S, No. 15-272C, April 12, 2017 (April 13, 2017)

Costs, plus an upward adjustment of the statutorily-set hourly rate.  See Starry Associates, Inc. v. U. S., No. 16-44C April 10, 2017 (April 12, 2017)

Corrective action.  See Jacobs Technology Inc. v. U. S. and TRAX International Corporation; TRAX International Corporation v. U. S. and Jacobs Technology Inc., Nos. 16-1602C & 17-88C, April 7, 2017 (April 10, 2017)

Temporary injunction.  See Continental Services Group, Inc. v. U. S., No. 17-449, March 29, 2017 (April 5, 2017)

Communications with offerors before establishment of the competitive range.  See Rivada Mercury, LLC v. U. S. and AT&T Corp., No. 16-1559C, March 31, 2017.  (April 3, 2017)

Sanctions; government's duty of candor to the court.  See Level 3 Communications, LLC v. U. S. and Verizon Deutschland GmbH, No. 16-829, March 16, 2017 (March 20, 2017)

Failure to timely raise organizational conflict of interest claim.  See Concourse Group LLC v. U. S. and RER Solutions, Inc., No. 17-129C, March 13, 2017 (March 14, 2017)

Price realism analysis.  See Limco Airepair, Inc. v. U. S. and Wall Colmonoy Corporation,  No. 16-1576C, February 15, 2017 (February 24, 2017)

Unbalanced pricing.  See Munilla Construction Management, LLC v. U. S. and Seaward Services, Inc., No. 16-1684C, February 15, 2017 (February 16, 2017)

Agency failed to conduct a proper Price Realism Analysis.  See Active Network, LLC v. U.S. and Booz Allen Hamilton, No. 16-1071C, February 14, 2017(February 14, 2017)

Price realism analysis.  See System Dynamics International, Inc. v U. S. and Cruz Associates, Inc., No. 16-710 C, February 7, 2017 (February 9, 2017)

Misleading discussions, price realism, offeror's business judgment, patent ambiguity, timeliness.  See Global Dynamics, LLC  v. U. S. and Loyal Source Government Services, No. 16-1311C, January 25, 2017 (January 27, 2017)

Overhead costs, cost realism analysisSee IT Shows, Inc., v U. S. and Social Solutions International, Inc. No. 16-1259C January 17, 2017 (January 19, 2017)

Untimely protest.  See York Telecom Company v. U. S., No. 15-489C, January 13, 2017 (January 18, 2017)

Temporary restraining order.  See Munilla Construction Management, LLC v, U. S. Seaward Services, Inc. No. 16-1684C, January 10, 2017 (January 11, 2016)

Opportunity to cure its error, discretionary, not mandatory.  See Strategic Business Solutions, Inc. v. U. S., No. 16-81C, January 3, 2017 (January 6, 2016)

Contracting officer's duty to inquire.  See Level 3 Communications, LLC v. U. S. and Verizon Deutschland GmbH, No. 16-829 December 5, 2016

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