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It’s not every day that a contractor recovers nearly four times the value of its initial contract, especially when there’s a potential conflict of interest in the mix – but that is exactly what happened in Appeal of Phoenix Data Solution.  On June 21, 2018, the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals (Board) awarded Phoenix Data Solutions LLC, formerly known as Aetna Government Health Plans (AGHP), over $11 million in claimed settlement costs plus interest arising from the Tricare Management Activity’s (TMA) termination for convenience and subsequent deemed denial of AGHP’s claim related to performance under a regional TRICARE managed care support contract.

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At 1pm EST on February 9, 2012, Crowell & Moring government contracts attorneys Peter Eyre and James Peyster will be conducting a webinar entitled “Conflicts of Interest in Government Contracting: Reducing Risk in an Age of Increased Visibility” on behalf of L2 Federal Resources. This webinar will provide an overview of the key principles of conflicts of interest law old and new, including a review of the new personal conflict of interest rules which took effect on December 2, 2011 and a preview of the pending changes to the rules for addressing organizational conflicts of interest. Having established the regulatory framework, the webinar will also provide best practice tips for identifying, avoiding, mitigating, and managing actual or potential conflicts of interest.  Peter and James will welcome audience questions in the final 15 minutes of the 90-minute event. 

Details about the webinar and on-line registration are available at 

Please note that L2 Federal Resources requires a registration fee for its webinars.