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If You Can Prove A Competitor Isn't Eligible, Don't Wait Until It Wins The Job To Speak Up

Friday, September 04, 2009 06:06 pm

 
If You Can Prove A Competitor Isn't Eligible, Don't Wait Until It Wins The Job To Speak Up

It's generally true that you aren't required to protest another contractor's inclusion in a bid competition until> after it has secured the award. But if you have all the information you need to argue the contractor's ineligibility before the competition closes, your argument doesn't stand a chance unless you file your protest asap.

Caddell Construction Company, Inc. (Caddell) protested the award to Framaco International Inc. (Framaco) for a U.S. Department of State project on an embassy in Serbia. Caddell claimed that Framaco did not meet the government's own prequalification requirements. The Comptroller General denied the protest because of its timing.

The project's procurement, which began in N [...]

 
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