In this Issue:

- Federal Circuit’s Metcalf Decision a Big Win for Contractors

- Government Defenses of Defective Certification and the Severin Doctrine not a Silver Bullet

- Are No-Damage-for-Delay Provisions Worth the Paper they are Written On?

- The High Price of Proceeding without a License

- It is Critical to Understand Your Applicable Lien Law

- General Contractor May Be Liable for Subcontractor’s Failure to Assign Work as Required by Project Labor Agreement

- Lawyer Activities

- Excerpt from Government Defenses of Defective Certification and the Severin Doctrine not a Silver Bullet:

Recently, in Group Health Inc. v. Dep’t of Health & Human Services, the Civilian Board of Contract Appeals (CBCA) issued a noteworthy decision on defective Contract Disputes Act (CDA) certification issues and the so-called Severin doctrine. The CBCA’s decision in Group Health is noteworthy because it demonstrates that the frequently raised government defenses of defective certification and the Severin doctrine will not necessarily bar contractor claims.

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Topics:  CBCA, Federal Contractors, Federal Procurement Systems, HHS, Licenses, Severin, Subcontractors

Published In: Construction Updates, Government Contracting Updates, Labor & Employment Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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