DOD Revisions To Bid Protests Would Limit Chances To Appeal

Law360, New York (May 28, 2013, 9:45 PM EDT) -- The Department of Defense recently asked Congress for an amendment that would force contractors to choose between the Court of Federal Claims and the Government Accountability Office during bid protests, a move that experts say would limit contractors' prospects for appeals while doing little to improve the efficiency of the protest system.

The DOD expressed its dissatisfaction with the current bid protest system in a package of legislative requests sent to Congress on April 26. While the current law calls for the "inexpensive and expeditious" resolution...
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