A recent decision by the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals underscores the importance of timely filing a certified claim for excusable delay, and the risks of failing to do so. In ECC CENTCOM Constructors, Inc. (September 4, 2018), the ASBCA denied a construction contractor’s appeal from a termination for default. Critical to that ruling… Continue Reading
Last month, the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals issued two decisions involving terminations for convenience. Both decisions are instructive regarding how contractors should anticipate contractual and regulatory requirements regarding termination for convenience, in order to maximize likelihood for a full recovery of incurred costs.
The first case, Black Bear Construction Co., ASBCA No. 61181,… Continue Reading