Fed. Circ. Mulls Fate Of $38M Small Biz IT Contract Fight

Law360 (March 2, 2021, 8:57 PM EST) -- The Federal Circuit grappled Tuesday with a variety of issues raised by Harmonia Holdings' request to reinstate its challenge, tossed by the Federal Claims Court last year, to a $38 million government contract awarded to a company the IT firm said wasn't eligible to bid as a small business.

A three-judge panel examined the U.S. Court of Federal Claims' April 2020 order, which found, among other things, that Harmonia Holdings Group LLC failed to timely argue that Alethix LLC was ineligible for the contract to build and maintain the U.S. Census Bureau's Enterprise Reporting System. This infrastructure supports the agency's demographic and economic surveys with progress...

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