Chapter 5

The Contractor’s Responsibilities

As the “other party” to a government contract, a government vendor becomes involved in a number of unique issues that the vendor would not have to deal with if the contract were between the vendor and a typical consumer. A major difference is that a government vendor gives up rights a vendor would have in a normal contract situation. Some of these rights include having the contract governed by state law and being able to sue the other party in a local court. We will ...

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