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What is a SUM CERTAIN?

As used in Federal Acquisition Regulation (“FAR”) 52.233-1 (Disputes), a claim is a “ a written demand or written assertion by one of the contracting parties seeking, as a matter of right, the payment of money in a sum certain…”  What is a “sum certain?”  Consider...

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Late is Late is Late

The relevant Federal Acquisition Regulation (“FAR”) provision gives contractors very little leeway in having a late bid submission considered.  Either they get their offers or quotes in on time to the place specified in the solicitation or their submissions will be...

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