Contract types

Contract Management Advice

March 30, 2016 Talking with a procurement icon about post-award contract management Source: FCW, The Lectern, Steve Kelman, February 11, 2016 Deidre (Dee) Lee entered the government in 1978 as a GS-4 contract specialist buying supplies at the U.S. military base … Continued

A Result of Failing to Follow the Contract Dispute Act

December 16, 2015 Avoiding Invoice Non-Payment:  How To Get Paid And How Not To Get Paid! Failure to follow the requirements of the Contract Dispute Act can result in not getting paid for work completed.  Richard Lieberman explains one such case. … Continued

Responses to Requests for Quotations are not Offers

December 8, 2015 The RFQ mistake Listen to Richard Lieberman discuss “The RFQ mistake” on Federal News Radio.  He explains one scenario that recently happened to a contractor. Source: Federal News Radio, Richard Lieberman, October 14, 2015 While the use … Continued

Watch out for the “availability of funds” clause

December 4, 2015 The ‘nudum pactum’ mistake Source: Federal News Radio, Richard Lieberman, November 24, 2015 One of the three basic requirements for a contract to be enforceable is consideration, which usually means a promise to pay money, but could … Continued