Advocating Common Sense in Government Procurement
The Coalition for Government Procurement is the single most effective voice for commercial service and product companies selling in the federal market. For 35 years, the Coalition has brought together public and private sector procurement leaders to work towards the mutual goal of common sense acquisition. Members have access to the latest federal compliance and policy information, which serves as the foundation of a successful government business.
Coalition Submits Second Round of Comments on FSS Pricing Disclosures
On May 11, the Coalition submitted a second round of comments to GSA in response to their information collection
notice for FSS Pricing Disclosures. The Coalition’s comments can be found here.
The Coalition’s comments expressed concern that the PRC and the CSP no longer have practical utility for ensuring fair and reasonable pricing. The Coalition also noted that the burdens were underestimated in the collection notice.
Coalition Responds to Draft Federal Source Code Policy
On April 11, the Coalition formally responded to the Government's proposed Federal Source Code Policy. The comments lay out Coalition positions on a range of related issues including COTS vs Commercial Item contracting, intellectual property rights, tech neutrality, and security concerns... Read more >>
CGP Files Amicus Brief with Supreme Court
The Coalition has filed an Amicus Brief with the Supreme Court, Universal Health Services v. United States ex rel. Escobar. Counsel of record was Allyson Ho, Partner at Morgan Lewis and Co-chair of the firm’s appellate practice. The Coalition views this as likely one of the most significant contract cases in a generation.
On December 4, 2015, the Supreme Court granted certiorari to address the hotly debated “implied certification” theory of “legal falsity” required for False Claims Act (FCA) liability. The Supreme Court granted... Read more here.
Coalition Submits Comments on Proposed OMB Software License Policy
On January 21, the Coalition submitted comments on OMB's proposed
software license policy. The Coalition’s comments can be found here.
In the comments, the Coalition specifically expresses concern over the current proposal in support of mandatory use.