Top 10 RFX Drafting Dangers

Related Webinar: Top Ten RFX-Drafting Dangers, September 7, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT By Paul Emanuelli Whether its overall strategic design planning or sorting out the finer points for their specifications, evaluation criteria and process rules, [...]

Bidder Swap-Out Results in Voided Contract

By Paul Emanuelli In its March 2015 decision in Community Maritime Park Associates Inc. v. Maritime Park Development Partners LLC, the Unites States Court of Appeals struck down a contract award for violating a Florida state purchasing statute due to [...]

Court Upholds Rejection of Unbalanced Bids

By Paul Emanuelli In its February 2015 decision in Montana Construction Corp Inc. v. J Fletcher Creamer & Son, Inc, the Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division, upheld the Township of Lyndhurst’s rejection of an unbalanced bid. The case [...]

Navy Ordered to Re-evaluate Arbitrary Cost Assessment

By Paul Emanuelli In its January 2015 decision in Matter of CFS-KBR Marianas Support Services, LLC, the Government Accountability Office found flaws in the evaluation and award process conducted by the Department of the Navy and directed the Department to [...]

Wrong Form Leads to Legal Proceedings

By Paul Emanuelli In its February 2014 decision in Newfoundland and Labrador v. Marine Contractors Ltd., the Newfoundland and Labrador Supreme Court granted the provincial government’s application for a court declaration that a contested low bid was compliant and capable [...]

$31 Million Low Bid Rejected Over Price Form Error

By Paul Emanuelli In its February 2014 decision in Pomerleau Inc. v. Newfoundland and Labrador (Minister of the Department of Transportation and Works), the Newfoundland and Labrador Supreme Court dismissed a lost profit claim brought by a rejected low bidder. [...]

Flawed Price Assessment Leads to Re-Evaluation Order

By Paul Emanuelli In its January 2014 decision in Matter of Iron Vine Security, LLC, the Government Accountability Office ordered the Department of Health and Human Services to conduct a re-evaluation after finding that the Department failed to properly evaluate [...]

Bidder Improperly Rejected For Alleged Past Performance Problems

By Paul Emanuelli In its January 2013 decision in Matter of Mission Essential Personnel, LLC, the Government Accountability Office found that the Department of the Army improperly evaluated the complainant’s bid by failing to communicate past performance concerns during the [...]

Court Finds Flawed Net Present Value Cost Calculations in Water Meter Bid

In its May 2012 decision in Mastermeter Products Canada Inc. v. North Bay (City), the Ontario Divisional Court rejected an unsuccessful proponent’s challenge of the City of North Bay’s evaluation and award decision. The case dealt with an RFP for [...]