In an unsealed opinion on October 30, 2017, U.S. Court of Federal Claims Judge Nancy Firestone held that a company, which should have been deemed ineligible from bidding, was allowed to proceed with a contract award because cancelling the deal would be too harmful to the government.
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On Friday morning, I’ll be back in Oak Ridge. We’ve partnered with the East Tennessee Economic Council (ETEC), and I’ll be presenting, “How to Prepare for and Take Advantage of SBA’s Expansion of the Mentor Protégé Program.” I plan to provide an overview of SBA’s proposed rule that will dramatically reshape Mentor Protégé programs

According to American Express OPEN, “For the first time in history, the U.S. government has awarded 5 percent of federal government contracting dollars to women-owned small businesses—a big achievement for both the government and the approximately 9.4 million women-owned small businesses across the country.” On Thursday, March 17, I have the honor of presenting “The