BPAs Are Not Contracts–So “Tough Luck” For Terminated BPA Holder

A company’s blanket purchase agreement with the U.S. Forest Service was not a “contract,” meaning that the company had no ability to file a complaint with the U.S. Court of Federal Claims for an alleged improper termination of the BPA.

In dismissing the complaint on technical grounds, the Court’s message to the terminated company was, in essence, “tough luck.”

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