Bid Protest Spotlight: Task-Order Value, Discretion, OCIs

Law360 (October 4, 2019, 5:56 PM EDT) -- This installment of the bid protest spotlight takes a look at three decisions released in September. The first decision, ServeFed Inc.,[1] discusses the U.S. Government Accountability Office’s task-order jurisdiction. The second decision, Far North Forestry LLC,[2] focuses on agency discretion when implementing corrective action. The third decision, Harmonia Holdings Group[3] examines the standard of review for organizational conflicts of interest at the U.S. Court of Federal Claims.

ServeFed

The GAO denied the task-order protest because the issued task order failed to meet the dollar threshold for GAO jurisdiction.

Overview

The U.S. Air Force awarded a contract to ServeFed, a small disadvantaged...

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