A request for equitable adjustment (REA) is not a “claim” under the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR). Although a REA and a claim can look very similar, there are important legal distinctions.
And as one contractor recently learned, the distinction between a REA and a claim can make all the difference when it comes to a potential appeal.
First things first: what exactly is the difference between a REA and a claim?
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