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Pierce Atwood LLP

Rhode Island Issues New RFP for 400 MW of Renewable Energy; Bid Submissions Due October 2018

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National Grid, Rhode Island’s largest electric distribution company, has issued a request for proposals (RFP) for 10 - 15-year contracts for up to 400 MW of nameplate capacity of renewable energy and renewable energy...more

Wendel, Rosen, Black & Dean LLP

California Department of Corrections Gets Hit With the Prison Bid Protest Blues

In the recent case, West Coast Air Conditioning Company, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, Case No. D071106 (February 22, 2018), those lyrics could be aptly revised to, “the law fought the courts and...more

Ropes & Gray LLP

Bid Rigging: For Multinationals, More Than Just a Local Law Violation

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In many countries, purchases of products or services1 by government or public entities take place primarily through public tenders. The theory behind conducting such tenders is that they will allow the purchasing entity to...more

Ward and Smith, P.A.

Developing with Other People's Dollars: Leveraging Public Property for Private Development

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Downtowns across the country are seeing an increase in population and North Carolina is no exception. From 2016-2018, 45% of North Carolina's population growth occurred in its seven largest municipalities. During that...more

Best Best & Krieger LLP

Increased Bid Limits for Agencies Subject to Uniform Public Construction Cost Accounting Act - UPCCA Update Takes Effect Jan. 1

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Assembly Bill 2249, signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday, increases the bid limits for the Uniform Public Construction Cost Accounting Act. The new limits go into effect on Jan. 1....more

Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP

Delaware Court Denies $60 Million Administrative Expense Claim in the EFH Case

The Bankruptcy Court in Delaware recently denied a request for an administrative expense claim to an entity that tried but failed to buy a debtor’s key assets. The decision arises out of the first of three attempts by...more

Stinson Leonard Street

Recent Developments in Minnesota Construction Law

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Rulings by the Minnesota Supreme Court and bills passed by the state legislature continue to shift the legal framework of construction practice in the state of Minnesota. Outlined below is a review of some of these new...more

King & Spalding

CMS Announces that Current DMEPOS CBP Contracts Will Not Be Renewed or Extended for January 2019, and Proposes Changes to the...

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On July 11, 2018, CMS announced that the process for recompeting contracts with suppliers currently in effect under the durable medical equipment, prosthetics, orthotics and supplies (DMEPOS) Competitive Bidding Program (CBP)...more

Best Best & Krieger LLP

[WEBINAR] Developing FEMA Compliant Procurement Procedures

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This webinar provided a brief overview of the various issues that frequently arise for public agencies in the realm of emergency contracting focusing on the development of FEMA-compliant contracting and procurement policies....more

PilieroMazza PLLC

Weekly Update Newsletter - May 2018 #3

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GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING - Contractors Oppose Proposed Limit on Federal Bid Protests - According to an article in govexec.com, the Senate Armed Services Committee on May 22, 2018 began its markup of the fiscal 2019...more

Burr & Forman

Words and Numbers: Contractor Forfeits Bid Bond When It Mistakenly Leaves Out “Thousand” Word

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Contractors make mistakes with words. Contractors make mistakes with numbers. And sometimes, a mistake with words leads to a mistake with numbers....more

Pierce Atwood LLP

Connecticut To Issue New RFP For Zero-Carbon Electricity Generation: Bids Due September 2018

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The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) has initiated a regulatory proceeding in which it will issue at least one request for proposals (RFP) for eligible nuclear, hydropower, Class I...more

Bilzin Sumberg

Agilización de impugnación de licitaciones

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La semana pasada, Rand Corporation, que acaba de completar un análisis del sistema federal de impugnación de licitaciones, anunció que lo que el gobierno federal ha estado haciendo particularmente bien es resolver rápidamente...more

Ryley Carlock & Applewhite

2017-18 Arizona Case Law Affecting Commercial Real Estate and Lending

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The following information accompanies a presentation Mike gave to members of the Arizona Commercial Mortgage Lenders Association (ACMLA) on March 13, 2018. Arizona Case Law – Trustee’s Sale Statute of Limitations;...more

White & Case LLP

Mexico’s Round 3.1

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Key Points: - After a robust Round 2, Round 3.1 awarded a total of 16 out of 35 (56%) available contractual areas. - Overall, since the implementation of the Energy Reform a total of 107 contracts have been awarded...more

Best Best & Krieger LLP

Government Contractor Recovers Bid Preparation Costs After Project Wrongly Awarded - California Appellate Court Expands Court’s...

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Contrary to prior rulings, an aggrieved bidder may be able to recover its bid costs when a public works project is wrongly awarded to another contractor that is not the lowest responsible bidder — even after the contractor is...more

Gray Reed & McGraw

Supplier Diversity Policies

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N. O. Smelz, owner of Smelz Rug and Carpet Cleaning, learns that Brite Bank has submitted a request for proposal to clean the carpets at their 15 branches in the DFW area. ...more

Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

First Convictions for Corporate Bribery Target Construction and Property

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After seven years of being in force, the UK Bribery Act is starting to make its presence felt. Three companies have entered into negotiated settlements with prosecutors for bribery in the last few years, but only two have...more

Pierce Atwood LLP

Connecticut Issues New RFP For Offshore Wind, Fuel Cell, And Anaerobic Digestion Projects; Sets April 2018 Deadline For Bid...

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Last week, the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) issued a request for proposals to procure up to 899,250 MWh/year of renewable energy and associated Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) from...more

Pierce Atwood LLP

Rhode Island To Issue New RFP For 400 Megawatts of Clean Energy

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This week, Rhode Island Governor Gina M. Raimondo directed the Office of Energy Resources to work with the state’s utilities in issuing a request for proposals (RFP) for 400 megawatts of clean energy from solar, wind, and...more

Kelley Drye & Warren LLP

Does the Rural Healthcare Program Need a Check-Up? Program Under Microscope Following $18.7 Million Proposed Fine for Fraud

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The Rural Health Care Program (“RHCP”) is sure to face increased scrutiny in the wake of a $18.7 million proposed fine issued by the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”) at its January meeting against a...more

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Mexico's Energy Industry Round 2.4: Mexico's Deep Water Success

On January 31, 2018, the Comisión Nacional de Hidrocarburos (“CNH”) completed the Presentation and Opening of Bid Proposals for the Fourth Tender of Round Two (“Round 2.4”), which was first announced on July 20, 2017. Round...more

Bilzin Sumberg

Impugnaciones a licitaciones para pequeñas empresas

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Una impugnación de licitación es un método que permite que un licitante de un contrato gubernamental dispute formalmente la decisión o el proceso de selección del gobierno. Los procedimientos de impugnación de licitaciones...more

Womble Bond Dickinson

FCC to Consider CAFII Auction Public Notice, CAFII Auction Slated to Begin July 24

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On January 9, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC or Commission) has released a fact sheet and draft Connect America Fund Phase II (CAFII) Auction Public Notice (Draft PN) – an item the Commission will consider at its...more

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

Highly Anticipated Report on Bid Protests is Finally Here!

RAND Corporation recently issued its much-anticipated report on the prevalence and impact of bid protests. The report, which was issued at the direction of Congress, contains a plethora of important—and interesting—findings,...more

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