Tag Archives: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)

Law360 Publishes Article on Kingdomware by Jeff Belkin and Breana Ware

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On June 21, 2016, Law360 published the article “High Court Boosts Veterans Contracts in Kingdomware” written by Jeff Belkin and Breana Ware. In this article, Jeff and Breana discuss the issues at hand in the recent unanimous decision for the U.S. Supreme Court in Kingdomware Technologies Inc. v. United States, No. 14-916. As indicated by Jeff and Breana, this ruling will have a significant impact on the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ procurement process; on current and future protests before the Government Accountability Office regarding the VA’s use, or nonuse, of the Rule of Two; [...]Read more

Jeff Belkin Quoted on the U.S. Supreme Court Case Kingdomware Technologies, Inc. v. United States

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On November 5, 2015, Jeff Belkin was quoted in Law360 in connection with the Kingdomware case. Belkin was again quoted on December 1, 2015, in Law.com on the same case. At issue for the Court is whether the Federal Circuit court erred in construing 38 U.S.C. § 8127(d)’s mandatory set-aside as discretionary. Subsections (b), (c), and (d) of 38 U.S.C. § 8127 provide authority for the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) contracting officers to restrict competition and make awards directly to service-disabled veteran-owned small business (SDVOSB) and veteran-owned small business (VOSB) firms, [...]Read more