Administration Of Government Contracts

Author: John Cibinic
Publisher: CCH Incorporated
ISBN: 9780808014355
Size: 13.11 MB
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This unbiased analysis of statutes, regulations, and case law clarifies the complex rules of federal procurement policies, explaining the processes that government personnel and contractors must follow in every aspect of government contracting--from inception to completion. Topics include contract administration and personnel, contract interpretation, risk allocation, changes, delays, pricing of adjustments, and much more.

Administration Of Government Contracts

Author: Wolters Kluwer
Publisher: CCH
ISBN: 1454873973
Size: 18.15 MB
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Learn expert strategies for reducing conflicts and managing government contracts. Successful contract administration ensures that both parties fulfill their contractual obligations -- and adapt to changing circumstances when necessary. No matter which side of the contract you're on -- government official or vendor -- a firm grasp of contract procedures and legal requirements is essential for sound management and dispute resolution. Administration of Government Contracts, from The George Washington University Law School Government Contracts Program and CCH, provides expert guidance on all phases of the contract administration process. You will learn the best way to: Interpret contract terms accurately Handle differing site conditions Renegotiate terms to reflect changes Make price adjustments Resolve disputes without litigation Ensure prompt, full payment Terminate contracts Comprehensive coverage and analysis of federal procurement legislation clarifies complex rules! Federal procurement legislation and court decisions have changed the way you can handle delays, determine payment policies and resolve disputes. This edition explains the rules resulting from the Federal Acquisition Streamlining Act, the Competition in Contracting Act, the Prompt Payment Act and other key changes. Written by the pre-eminent authorities in government contracting, the unbiased analysis of important case law and decisions provides an overview of the current legal environment and helps you put everything in perspective. Handy tools help you access vital information quickly Find authoritative information in seconds with these helpful aids: Detailed table of contents and subject index help you search for specific guidance on key issues by subject area or alphabetically List of acronyms defines important government contracting terms Legal citations for more than 3,400 court, BCA and Comptroller General decisions will save you hours of research time Table of authorities guides you to information about key parts of the CFR, DAR, DFARS and FAR throughout the text

Administration Of Government Contracts

Author: John Cibinic, Jr.
Publisher: Aspen Publishers
ISBN: 1454873965
Size: 10.52 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Learn expert strategies for reducing conflicts and managing government contracts. Successful contract administration ensures that both parties fulfill their contractual obligations and— and adapt to changing circumstances when necessary. No matter which side of the contract you're on and— government official or vendor and— a firm grasp of contract procedures and legal requirements is essential for sound management and dispute resolution. Administration of Government Contracts, from The George Washington University Law School Government Contracts Program and CCH, provides expert guidance on all phases of the contract administration process. You will learn the best way to: Interpret contract terms accurately Handle differing site conditions Renegotiate terms to reflect changes Make price adjustments Resolve disputes without litigation Ensure prompt, full payment Terminate contracts Comprehensive coverage and analysis of federal procurement legislation clarifies complex rules! Federal procurement legislation and court decisions have changed the way you can handle delays, determine payment policies and resolve disputes. This edition explains the rules resulting from the Federal Acquisition Streamlining Act, the Competition in Contracting Act, the Prompt Payment Act and other key changes. Written by the pre-eminent authorities in government contracting, the unbiased analysis of important case law and decisions provides an overview of the current legal environment and helps you put everything in perspective. Handy tools help you access vital information quickly Find authoritative information in seconds with these helpful aids: Detailed table of contents and subject index help you search for specific guidance on key issues by subject area or alphabetically List of acronyms defines important government contracting terms Legal citations for more than 3,400 court, BCA and Comptroller General decisions will save you hours of research time Table of authorities guides you to information about key parts of the CFR, DAR, DFARS and FAR throughout the text

The Government Contracts Reference Book

Author: CCH Incorporated
Publisher: Aspen Publishers
ISBN: 0808028952
Size: 16.85 MB
Format: PDF
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Save time and eliminate errors with this quick-reference, A-Z guide to the language of procurement! Successful government contracting requires the use of precise, up-to-date terminology, as well as a firm understanding of current regulatory and case law. This quick-reference guide saves time and makes your job easier by providing ready definitions for more than 1500 terms, phrases and acronyms used in government procurement. Completely up-to-date terminology reflects statutory and regulatory changes, including some 600 terms relating directly to the rules and procedures mandated by various statutes and regulations, including: the Federal Acquisition Streamlining Act, the Clinger-Cohen Act, the Federal Acquisition Regulation and agency FAR supplements. Written by preeminent experts on government contracts, Ralph C. Nash, Jr., Karen O'Brien-DeBakey, and Steven L. Schooner, The Government Contracts Reference Book provides clear explanations for general terms related to government procurement, as well as agency-specific terms from the Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Department of Energy, other agencies. Each explanation includes a summary of where the term is used in the statutes or regulations, including citations to the source documents. Organized in an easy-to-use alphabetical format and fully cross-referenced, this essential reference will help you manage all aspects of the procurement process with greater efficiency and confidence. The ideal starting point for further research! When you need to explore a term or topic further, The Government Contracts Reference Book serves as an invaluable research tool. You'll find: Current citations to FAR, DFARS, DEAR, NFS and other regulations, as well as to pertinent statutes, federal court decisions, administrative board decisions, and other important material Frequent references to sources of additional information, including some 50 texts, scores of articles from more than 30 different periodicals and many other types of documents issued by both government and private industry Web and Internet addresses for dozens of government and industry resources are also included Cross-references provided in ALL CAPS for ease of use

Elements Of Government Contracting

Author: Richard D. Lieberman
Publisher: CCH Incorporated
ISBN: 9780808011170
Size: 11.50 MB
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Elements of Government Contracting combines two previous books, Elements of Contract Formation and Elements of Contract Administration, to make one comprehensive resource. This convenient reference covers the entire procurement spectrum from the beginning of the process through claims and disputes in a straightforward, easy-to-read manner. The first part of this book explains the important elements and issues involved in the formation of government contracts, including the two primary methods of contracting. The next part addresses the factors critical to contract inception, performance and completion, and outlines the rules for contractors in the administration of a government contract. Fully updated, Elements of Government Contracting includes sample letters to contracting officers, as well as practical tips at the end of each chapter. In addition, it has an appendix on how to get a Multiple Award Schedule Contract and avoid pitfalls in performance.

Government Contracts

Author: Nicholas Seddon
Publisher: Federation Press
ISBN: 1862877408
Size: 20.56 MB
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Government Contracts 4th edition is a further maturation and refinement of a work that has now been in existence for some thirteen years. It is Australia’s definitive legal text on all levels of government contracting, which focuses on the legal issues that may arise in connection with government contracts and which have no parallel in the private sector. It explains the law in a manner that government contract managers and their private sector counterparts doing business with government, will find indispensable. Presented in plain English it is also accessible to the lay reader and lawyers and law students will also benefit from the up to date case law, relevant policy developments and legislation relating to government contracting (principally procurement). Authoritative and respected Government Contracts has been referred to in a number of cases, both in State and Federal courts in the High Court and in government policy documents. New material in this 4th edition includes: The implementation at Commonwealth and at State and Territory levels of Chapter 15 (government procurement) of the Australia-United States Free Trade Agreement. Implementation measures are discussed in Chapter 1 and the practical consequences of the new procurement regime are explored in Chapter 7 on tendering. Issues of government immunity from legislation take up a substantial portion of this new edition, at the general level in Chapter 4 and in particular application to the all-important Trade Practices and Fair Trading legislation in Chapter 6. Chapter 6 also includes a new table showing how this legislation applies to government at all levels. The current status of derivative immunity following the High Court's decision in Baxter. Discussion of the status of contracts made by regulatory bodies to settle alleged breaches of relevant legislation by the regulated entity. Whether government can promise to compensate a company for taxes it has had to pay . A discernible trend toward not allowing failure to follow legislation to result in an underlying transaction being invalid. Treatment of tendering in Chapters 7 and 8 covers new Australian case law and a succession of cases from other countries with similar legal systems to Australia, in particular Canada. As always with Seddon’s work, a careful re-consideration of every aspect of the book has been undertaken providing clarity and comprehensive sources for the reader. This new edition is current to 31 March 2009 and is an indispensable resource for lawyers, government contract managers and their private sector counterparts.