Your Protest Can Be Untimely Even If You Follow GAO Rules

Law360, New York (October 14, 2015, 10:32 AM EDT) -- Have you ever had a contract dispute and looked back at the contract only to realize that you hadn't contemplated that type of dispute occurring, and the contract is essentially silent on the issue? It seems that this is the type of situation that the U.S. Government Accountability Office recently encountered with its bid protest regulations. Unfortunately, this hole in the GAO regulations can have negative implications for those seeking to file a protest.

Protect the Force Inc. — Reconsideration[1] involved a procurement where, after submission of final proposal revisions, the agency notified offerors it was amending the max dollar amount...

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