The Court of Federal Claims’ recent decision in Axiom Resource Management v. United States, 2007 WL 2840414 (Sept. 28, 2007), illustrates the trend toward more robust judicial review of organizational conflict of interest (OCI) allegations. The case also highlights several issues contractors should consider in drafting successful OCI mitigation plans.
The United States Court of Federal Claims recently decided a case that addresses a contractor’s remedy in the event of a government breach of contract and provides a useful reminder regarding managing expectations in the negotiation of contract prices with the government. Praecomm, Inc. v. United States, 78 Fed. Cl. 5 (Aug. 9, 2007).