GAO Again Rejects IBM Protest Over $48M TSA Deal

Law360 (February 22, 2019, 5:47 PM EST) -- The U.S. Government Accountability Office has again rejected IBM's claims over an alleged leak of its bid on a $47.8 million IT support deal to Accenture, the company that won the task order, saying that it doesn't weigh in on disputes between private parties.

Thursday's decision comes after the government watchdog agency in April ruled that IBM Corp. failed to show that the Transportation Security Administration misevaluated bids for the deal. Back then, the GAO advised IBM to wait for the completion of a related TSA investigation before filing its claims over the alleged leak.

IBM said that an employee of...

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