Air Force Fails to Defend Against Unfair Inside Advantage

By Paul Emanuelli In its July 2016 decision in AT&T Government Solutions, Inc., the GAO found that the Air Force failed to guard against unfair bidder advantage in a potential conflict of interest situation. As the GAO noted, the federal [...]

Veterans Affairs Fails to Enforce Conflict Rules

By Paul Emanuelli In its January 2016 decision in ASM Research, the GAO found that the Department of Veterans Affairs failed to properly enforce its conflict of interest rules in a solicitation for cloud-based software infrastructure services. The GAO found [...]

Unfair Incumbent Advantage in DOJ Evaluation

By Paul Emanuelli In its January 2016 decision in Arctic Slope Missions Services, LLC, the GAO found that the Department of Justice gave preferential treatment to a professional support services incumbent and placed unfair emphasis on past corporate experience. As [...]