The leading court in U.S. federal government contract jurisprudence has spoken: The government will be held accountable for unreasonable contract administration. To be sure, Metcalf Construction Company, Inc. v. United States resuscitates the government’s duty of good faith and fair dealing, which many feared dead and buried as a result of earlier decisions.
Read the complete Government Contracts Magazine article, “The Government Must Administer Its Contracts Fairly and Reasonably.”
Republished with permission. This article first appeared in Contracts Management Magazine in June 2014.