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Army Wrongly Ignored Palantir In $206M Deal, Fed. Circ. Says

Law360 (September 14, 2018, 8:37 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Army’s decision to shut data analytics firm Palantir Technologies out of a $206 million intelligence system procurement violated a statute requiring federal agencies to give preference to commercial companies in contracting whenever possible, the Federal Circuit ruled in a decision made public Thursday, putting teeth into the largely untested law.

The Army’s solicitation for its Distributed Common Ground System-Army Increment 2, or DCGS-A2, contract had wrongly excluded commercial companies like Palantir unit Palantir USG Inc. in violation of the Federal Acquisition Streamlining Act, a...
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Palantir USG, Inc. v. US


Case Number

17-1465

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Appellate - Federal Circuit

Nature of Suit

138 Contract - Injunction (Pre Award)

Date Filed

January 10, 2017

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