Small Business Affiliation

The SBA’s new “small business mentor-protégé program” is causing quite a stir.  As we covered yesterday, the new final rule opens the door for all small businesses (not just
Continue Reading Look Before You Leap: Strategic Teaming Under the New SBA Rules

The future is now for government contractors.  A new Small Business Administration (SBA) regulation finalizes the long-anticipated expansion of the small business mentor-protégé program.  This major policy shift vastly
Continue Reading SBA Final Rule Creates New “Small Business Mentor-Protégé Program”

For small businesses, understanding the Small Business Administration’s rules concerning affiliation is vital for establishing and maintaining a certain size threshold.  Relationships that are deemed too close by the SBA
Continue Reading Eye on Affiliation: The SBA and Economic Dependence

Size protests filed with the SBA are a “low risk-high reward” method of attacking small business set-aside competition if you think the contract awardee is actually other than small.  Protests
Continue Reading Protect Your Small Business: Defending Against Size Challenges