Bradley partner Aron Beezley was quoted in Law360’s series of top government contract policies for 2021 so far. The Federal Acquisition Regulatory Council issued a final rule in February discouraging federal agencies from using the lowest-price, technically acceptable, or LPTA, model for certain complex acquisitions. Specifically, Beezley highlighted how the new FAR rule heavily discouraged the use of LPTA for buying complex items such as cybersecurity services.
"Accordingly, government contractors should be on the lookout for improper inclusion of the LPTA methods in solicitations, as well as agency misuse of the LPTA method during proposal evaluations,” Beezley said.
The complete article, "Top 4 Gov't Contracting Policies Of 2021: Midyear Report," was published by Law360 on July 16, 2021. (login required)