Claim Certified with Digital Signature Deemed OK

The law is not a trend-setter.  It doesn’t readily change or adapt to tech.  So, a commonplace practice in business became a dispute when a claimant digitally certified a claim under the Contract Disputes Act.

2023-02-01T10:54:45-05:00February 6, 2020|

Government Must Review Claims in Good Faith, Not “Conjure Up” a “Baseless Retaliation”

A contracting officer’s review of certified claims submitted in good faith is not intended to be a negotiating game where the agency may deny meritorious claims to gain leverage over the contractor.

2023-02-01T11:00:08-05:00February 12, 2019|

Adding Terms to a Government Contract without Saying So

Imagine an incredulous Contractor asking, “Show me in the Contract where it says I’m supposed to do X?”  The Government Contracting Officer smugly answers, “even though the Contract doesn’t say so, you must do it anyway.”  Is that even possible, when, how?

2023-02-01T11:05:29-05:00March 14, 2018|
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