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GAO Announces 5% Increase in Bid Protests for FY 2014, 13% Sustain Rate

The Government Accountability Office has released its Bid Protest Annual Report to Congress for Fiscal Year 2014.  In addition to providing data concerning GAO’s overall protest filings for the fiscal year, the report includes information on each instance in which an agency did … Continue reading

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Government Recovered Nearly $6 Billion from False Claims Cases

The Justice Department has announced that the federal government recovered $5.69 billion from False Claims Act cases in fiscal year 2014. According to a DOJ press release, this is the first annual recovery to exceed $5 billion. Although mortgage, housing … Continue reading

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Environmental Remediation Contractor to Pay $2.72 Million to Resolve Bid-Rigging and Kickback Claims

The Department of Justice has announced that Sevenson Environmental Services Inc., an environmental remediation firm based in Niagara Falls, New York, has agreed to pay more than $2.72 million to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act and … Continue reading

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GAO: DCAA Inconsistent in Implementing Internal Audit Report Requirements

According to a November 12, 2014, report issued by the Government Accountability Office, the Defense Contract Audit Agency revised its guidance in the Contract Audit Manual to address documentation requirements regarding the use of internal audit reports, as mandated by … Continue reading

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DLA Awards $4 Billion Pharmaceuticals Contract

The Department of Defense has announced that AmerisourceBergen Drug Corp., of Chesterbrook, Pennsylvania, has been awarded an estimated $4,055,350,448 firm-fixed-price contract for prime vendor pharmaceutical and pharmaceutical-related products and support for worldwide distribution.  The contract was a competitive acquisition, and … Continue reading

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GAO Wants Better Oversight of Third-Party WOSB Certifiers

A report released by the Government Accountability Office finds the Small Business Administration performs minimal oversight of third-party women-owned small business program certifiers and that SBA had not developed procedures that provide reasonable assurance that only eligible businesses obtain WOSB set-aside contracts. To be … Continue reading

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Rule Requiring CAGE Reporting Goes into Effect

The FAR Case 2012-024 final rule issued in May with Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-74 goes into effect November 1. The rule amended the FAR to require the use of Commercial and Government Entity codes, including North Atlantic Treaty Organization CAGE … Continue reading

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