The 3 Most Important Bid Protest Decisions Of 2018

By Aron Beezley, Patrick Quigley and Sarah Osborne (December 18, 2018, 3:07 PM EST) -- In 2018, three particularly important decisions were issued that will have a significant impact on bid protest law for years to come: Dell Federal Systems LP v. United States,[1] PDS Consultants Inc. v. United States,[2] and Oracle America Inc.[3] This article provides a brief overview of these three cases and provides insights on how they will shape the bid protest landscape going forward.

Dell Federal Systems v. United States

The Facts

In Dell Federal, 21 unsuccessful offerors filed bid protests with the Government Accountability Office, challenging nine awards made by the U.S. Army in a $5 billion procurement for "commercial-off-the-shelf" computer...

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