Category Archives: Termination for Convenience

Termination for Convenience – Fair Compensation Principle

The “Termination for Convenience of the Government” (T4C) clause in a Government contract conveys broad rights on the Government to terminate the contract when termination is in the Government’s interest. The Government may cancel the contract simply because its needs change and regardless of contractor fault. In return for this privilege, the Government agrees to reimburse […]

Terminations for Convenience Settlement – Do Not Delay

Busy contractors focused on day-to-day issues and future opportunities sometimes put other matters off to the extent they miss contractual deadlines. The recent decision of the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals (ASBCA) in Black Bear Construction Company, ASBCA No. 61181 (November 14, 2017) reminds us of the termination for convenience deadlines. In the Black Bear Construction Co. […]