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Kingdomware Doesn’t Affect Size Protests

In a recent decision, the SBA Office of Hearings and Appeals rejected the notion–based in part on Kingdomware–that an GSA Schedule order is a “contract” for purposes of the SBA’s size protest timeliness rules. Continue reading

Does Kingdomware Apply To Non-VA FSS Orders?

A recent GAO decision suggests, however, that Kingdomware’s impact could be felt beyond the world of VA procurements. Continue reading

VA Issues Post-Kingdomware Acquisition Guidance

The Policy Flash suggests that the VA is, in fact, moving quickly to implement the Kingdomware decision–and if that’s the case, it is good news for SDVOSBs and VOSBs. Continue reading

Kingdomware Gets Its Day In Court: My First Impressions

Here’s the play-by-play from GovCon Attorney Steven Koprince on what took place today at SCOTUS regarding Kingdomware. Continue reading

Contracting cases could be held up by Supreme Court uncertainty

The Supreme Court has two federal contracting cases on its docket, and the recent death of Associate Justice Antonin Scalia could slow movement on those cases — or lock in lower court decisions in the event of a tie vote. Continue reading

It’s Baaaack: Kingdomware Case Set For Argument On February 22, 2016

The Supreme Court’s decision is good news for SDVOSBs and VOSBs, which got a bit of a scare when the Supreme Court abruptly yanked the case from its docket in November. Continue reading

SDVOSBs Take It On The Chin: Court Denies Kingdomware Appeal – SmallGovCon

In a crushing blow to SDVOSBs, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has denied the appeal of a lower court decision allowing the VA to procure goods and services using the Federal Supply Schedule without first considering whether SDVOSBs can satisfy the requirement. via SDVOSBs Take It On The Chin: Court Denies … Continue reading

GAO says law requires VA to set aside work — Federal Computer Week

The Government Accountability Office sided again with a bid protestor May 30, saying the Veterans Affairs Department should have set aside a contract for emergency notification services to a service-disabled veteran. via GAO says law requires VA to set aside work — Federal Computer Week.