Deloitte Loses Protest Of $36M Financial Services Contract

Law360, New York (July 12, 2012, 5:02 PM ET) -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security did nothing wrong when it passed over Deloitte & Touche LLP to award a $35.8 million contract for cost modeling services to Grant Thornton LLP, the U.S. Government Accountability Office said in a decision issued Wednesday.

Deloitte had claimed that the DHS incorrectly concluded that Grant Thornton's past performance was superior to Deloitte's and that the personnel Grant Thornton planned to involve in the project were more qualified, but the GAO said the department had made its decision reasonably and...
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