Limited Remedies For Concession-Contract Protesters

Law360, New York (April 24, 2014, 11:57 AM ET) -- In a pair of recent decisions, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims clarified the source of its jurisdiction over bid protest actions that involve pure concession contracts as well as the scope of potential relief available to concession-contract protesters. See Jordan Pond Company, LLC v. United States, Case No. 13-913 C (Apr. 8, 2014); Eco Tour Adventures, Inc. v. United States, 114 Fed. Cl. 6 (2013).

These cases make clear that the jurisdictional basis for bid protests involving pure concession contracts is Section 1491(a)(1) of the...
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