Government Contracting 101

One of the primary risks facing construction contractors is subsurface or unexpected physical conditions discovered after the work begins (commonly known as a Differing Site Condition).  When such conditions
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Government contractors responding to RFPs understand the need to read the fine print.

Mostly commonly, we discuss this topic in terms of pure proposal acceptability.  Protest decisions from the
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Small business owners must always be mindful of what it means to be “small” in the world of government contracting.  After all, losing that small business size status means losing
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As I’ve covered extensively on this blog, the U.S. government is conducting a wide-spread and on-going crackdown on contracting fraud.  Under the Civil False Claims Act alone, the government
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Government contractors are frequently faced with the situation where they are owed additional time or are entitled to damages from the government on a contract.  For example, the government
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For small business government contractors, the question of affiliation should always be at the top of the list of priorities.  A finding of affiliation between your business and another business
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Every government contractor that files a bid protest has the same goal in mind – corrective action.  The agency made a procurement error and changes need to be made.

But
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Our Blog often covers issues associated with government contracts protests (like, for example, protests at the GAO, Court of Federal Claims, and size protests at the SBA
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