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‘Prevention Doctrine’ Supports Contract Award (access required)

A government contractor who signed a Letter Agreement to help defendant, an aspiring government contractor, in a “strategic business relationship,” in exchange for stock options, is entitled to $637,867 in damages for defendant’s breach of the agreement by failing to buy back plaintiff contractor’s shares; applying Virginia’s “prevention doctrine,” the 4th Circuit says defendant hindered ...