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    Bloomberg Law: Michelle Litteken Comments on Agencies Stopping Performance of Protested Government Contracts

    November 4, 2019
    The Competition in Contracting Act requires agencies to stay performance of contracts protested at GAO. But agencies may authorize performance anyway by issuing an override after a written finding that immediate performance either serves the best interests of the U.S., or if urgent and compelling circumstances require it. Judges at the Court of Federal Claims have taken varying approaches when reviewing an override decision, and the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has not articulated a specific standard of review.

    Government Matters Interviews PilieroMazza's Lauren Brier on JEDI Cloud Contract Award

    October 27, 2019
    Oracle's bid protest criticizing the Pentagon's procurement process for the $10 billion Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI) cloud system contract could set the stage for future additional protests.
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