In a recent case from the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, United States ex rel. Scollick v. Narula, Case No. 1:14-cv-01339, two surety companies and theContinue Reading Does the Civil False Claim Act Liability of a Bonded Contractor Extend to its Surety?
Join me and Dana Molinari next week for a webinar on Construction Contract Indemnification Clauses. We’ll be presenting live on Thursday, August 4 at 1:00 Eastern.
A link to…Continue Reading Upcoming Webinar: Construction Contract Indemnification
A newly published Small Business Administration Final Rule provides small businesses with two new ways to satisfy Past Performance requirements when competing for federal prime contracts. The Rule takes effect…Continue Reading Past Performance Upgrade for Small Businesses Results in Additional Compliance Requirement for Large Contractors
In case you missed it, Sean Milani-nia and I recently hosted a webinar regarding the importance of CPARS performance evaluations for federal contractors.
We were fortunate to have an…Continue Reading CPARS Rating and Challenges: Winning Strategies for Outstanding Performance Evaluations
While Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification 2.0 (CMMC 2.0) is still a work in progress, federal contractors should beware of the existing DFARS cybersecurity requirements. The Department of Defense issued a…Continue Reading DOD Memo Identifies Penalties for Noncompliance with DFARS Cyber Requirements
Inflation and the increased cost of doing business are having a nationwide impact — and there is no exception for Government Contractors. As we recently covered here, contractors experiencing…Continue Reading DOD Addresses Material Escalation Costs and Inflation for Government Contractors
The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) has just locked in its Enhanced Postaward Debriefing procedures, making it easier for contractors to understand the source selection and contract award process and…
Continue Reading How To Use DOD’s New Enhanced Postaward Debriefing Rights for Stronger Bid Protests
Bidding on government contracts is a stressful, high-stakes process. Contractors spend significant time and resources in crafting excellent proposals and missing deadlines almost always results in disqualification from the competition. …
Continue Reading Bid Protests: Exceptions to the “Late is Late” Rule
President Biden’s latest Executive Order (EO), signed Friday, mandates U.S. agencies to require the use of project labor agreements (PLA) on large federal construction projects.
PLAs are collective bargaining agreements…
Continue Reading Contractor Alert: Biden Requires PLAs for Large Construction Projects
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.