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We’re number 1

FAR 4.605(b) requires that “The contracting officer must identify and report a DUNS number (Contractor Identification Number) for the successful offeror on a contract action.”  So what.  The so what is that the Government pays Dun & Bradstreet, Inc. (“D&B”) for a DUNS number contract.  According to GAO, “the cost of the DUNS number contract […]

Timing of protests in A/E Procurements

A recent bid protest decision from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) reminds us once again how important timeliness is in the world of Government contracting–at least, when it’s the contractor’s timeliness that is being examined. In particular, the decision reminds us that the timeliness rules may not always be as they appear. McKissack-URS Partners, JV […]