The Federal Acquisition Regulatory Council recently published a proposed ruled that, once implemented, will require the use of project labor agreements (PLAs) on federal construction projects with a contract valueContinue Reading New FAR Rule Mandates the Use of PLAs on Large Construction Projects
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 the…Continue 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
Earlier this month, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced a $5.2 million civil settlement agreement to resolve small business set-aside fraud allegations against an aerospace contractor.
While the $5+ million…Continue Reading Small Business Compliance Due Diligence Leads to Reduced FCA Penalty
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
In a post earlier this year, I discussed a significant split between the Court of Federal Claims (COFC) and the Government Accountability Office (GAO). GAO has long held that email…
Continue Reading Contractor Alert: GAO Reaffirms Position on Late Email Proposals
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