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Join James Nagle at the 23rd Annual Washington Construction Law Conference on September 15th

By on August 24, 2016 | Posted in Bid Protests

James F. Nagle will give a special presentation at The Seminar Group’s upcoming 23rd Annual Washington Construction Law conference on September 15 at the Hilton Seattle. In Jim’s federal construction law presentation, he will provide an update on the False Claims Act, new programs  from the Small Business Administration and other new developments affecting […]

Government’s Duty of Good Faith and Fair Dealing Does Not Absolve Contractor of Costs of Complying with Kuwaiti Labor Laws

By on March 24, 2016 | Posted in Claims and Disputes

In the recent ASBCA case Appeal of SupplyCore, Inc., ASBCA No. 58676, the government successfully defended against a claim for post-termination labor costs, where the contractor argued that the government had violated the duty of good faith and fair dealing with regard to the timing of the Army’s decision to […]

ASBCA Fiscal Year 2015 Annual Report: Sustain Rate of Appeals Remains over 50% and ASBCA Resolves More Appeals

By on October 29, 2015 | Posted in Claims and Disputes

On October 20, 2015, the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals (ASBCA) released its Annual Report of Transactions and Proceedings for the fiscal year ending 30 September 2015.  The report indicates that the number of appeals pending have more than doubled since 2011, but that the increase has slowed considerably […]

ASBCA Dismisses Subcontractor’s Appeal that wasn’t Sponsored by Prime Contractor

By on October 2, 2014 | Posted in Claims and Disputes

When subcontractor claims arise on a federal contract, it is not uncommon for the prime to then assert those claims as pass-through claims against the government.  In such circumstances, it is important for subcontractors to remember that while they have rights to proceed against the prime contractor for those claims, […]