Intervention in Bid Protests: A Fiscal Year-End Refresher


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As a result of increased government spending at the end of the government’s fiscal year — which is the 12-month period beginning on October 1 and ending on September 30 — the number of bid protest filings peaks in October. Accordingly, government contractors should be particularly mindful this time of year of their rights with respect to intervening in bid protests both at the Government Accountability Office (GAO) and the U.S. Court of Federal Claims (COFC).

The complete article first appeared on Bradley's blog, BuildSmarton September 16, 2020. The article, "Intervention in Bid Protests: A Fiscal Year-End Refresher," was republished by PubKLaw on September 21, 2020 (membership required).