General Federal Government Contracts News & Updates

Submitting a certified claim to a government agency or appealing a contracting officer’s final decision (COFD) can be a risky business decision for federal contractors.

On one hand, there is the risk of straining the relationship with its valued client and potentially risking the contractor’s ability to get future work.

On the other hand, claims

Those following our coverage of the federal COVID Vaccine Mandate need to know about the latest twist.  On the heels of the injunction against the OSHA Mandate for private employers, a Georgia Federal court judge issued a nationwide injunction blocking the COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate for federal contractors.

Based on the ruling, the Safer

A final friendly reminder to register for Fox’s 2021 Federal Contracts Symposium on October 25 and 26 (next week!)

After careful consideration, we’ve made the decision to switch to a fully virtual format on an interactive platform.  While we hoped to see everyone in person, the Remo Tables platform offers plenty of opportunities for questions

Please join Nick Solosky and Diana McGraw for a free webinar focused on successful partnering for federal contracting opportunities.  We are excited to be working with the Washington Building Congress on this presentation.

The webinar will be held on Thursday, June 10 at 11:00 Eastern.  Please click here to Register.

The webinar will focus

Join us tomorrow, December 8 at 12:00 Eastern for Part III of our Web Series covering the Small Business Administration’s Final Rule: Consolidation of Mentor-Protégé Programs and Other Government Contracting Amendments.

To Register, please Click Here.

In this session, we’ll cover changes to the SBA’s rules and regulations governing Affiliation.

It should go

Fox is excited to announce a new four-part Web Series covering the Small Business Administration’s Final Rule: Consolidation of Mentor-Protégé Programs and Other Government Contracting Amendments.  The Final Rule is more than 50 pages – all packed with significant new rules and changes that will affect how both large and small businesses do

A quick reminder that Fox Rothschild (Virtual) Federal Contract Symposium starts this Monday (October 5).

Please Click Here to Register for the Symposium.

After careful consideration, we elected hold the event virtually.  However, using the innovative Remo platform, you can still expect an interactive and engaging two days of remote targeted sessions on the most

I am excited to host this upcoming Webinar on Protecting the Reputation of Government Contractors by Challenging Erroneous CPARS Evaluations.

The Webinar goes Live on Wednesday, August 19 at Noon Eastern.  If you are unable to attend, please contact me directly :  nsolosky@foxrothschild.com or 202-696-1460.

Click Here To Register Now

Webinar Preview

The Small Business Administration (SBA) finally put an end to self-certifications for the Woman-Owned Small Business Program (WOSB).  Starting now and continuing through October 15, 2020, federal contractors that want to perform future WOSB set-aside contracts must complete the certification process at www.certify.sba.gov.

Why Require Formal Certification?

The WOSB Program aims to award at

Contractors filed 2,071 bid protests at GAO  in 2019– the lowest number in five years.

One possible cause for the decline is the Department of Defense’s enhanced debriefing procedures.  Enhanced debriefings mean that contractors have greater access to information before the GAO’s short-fuse filing deadline and can make better-informed decisions regarding protests.

Importantly, the