Fed. Circ. Mulls Reviving Northrop's Software Contract Case

Law360, Washington (August 9, 2012, 6:38 PM EDT) -- The Federal Circuit indicated Thursday that it would revive Northrop Grumman Computing Systems Inc.'s suit alleging the government breached a software contract by not securing enough funding, saying contractors don't need to disclose pre-performance financing information.

Northrop first sued the government in 2007, seeking $2.7 million on behalf of its financial backers, which funded Northrop's operations under the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement software contract. The Federal Circuit threw out the case in June 2011, finding that Northrop's Contract Dispute Act claim against ICE was invalid...
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