[Comments on Potential Conflicts of Interest When Federal Agencies Contract With Accounting Firms]

B-236923: Sep 29, 1989

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GAO commented on the extent of control the Department of Labor must exercise over potential conflicts of interest when contracting with accounting firms. GAO found that Labor should review each auditing and technical assistance services procurement for organizational conflicts and impairments to independence, rather than preclude firms performing either auditing or technical assistance services from providing the other type of service to the same organization for 3 years.

Mar 22, 2018

Mar 20, 2018

Mar 19, 2018

  • Ampcus, Inc.
    We deny the protest.
  • AMAR Health IT, LLC
    We dismiss the protest because our Office does not have jurisdiction to entertain protests of task orders issued under civilian agency multiple-award, indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contracts that are valued at less than $10 million.
  • Centurum, Inc.--Costs
    We grant the request.

Mar 15, 2018

  • ORBIS Sibro, Inc.
    We sustain the protest in part and deny it in part.

Mar 14, 2018

Mar 13, 2018

  • Interoperability Clearinghouse
    We dismiss the protest because the protester, a not-for-profit entity, is not an interested party to challenge this sole-source award to an Alaska Native Corporation under the Small Business Administration's (SBA) 8(a) program.

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