Coast Guard Must Obey Automatic Stay In Millennium Protest

Law360, New York (October 4, 2013, 5:37 PM EDT) -- A U.S. Federal Claims Court judge on Wednesday halted the U.S. Coast Guard from moving forward with an engineering contract while Millennium Corp. Inc.'s bid protest is pending, finding that the government's violation of the Competition in Contracting Act wasn't warranted.

The Coast Guard's Sept. 25 decision to override an automatic stay that kicked in after Millennium lobbed a protest with the Government Accountability Office “lacks a rational basis and is contrary to law,” a one-page order filed on Wednesday states. The Coast Guard won't be...
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