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DOD Issues Guidance for ESOP Pilot Program

USA - November 21 2022 On November 8, 2022, the Department of Defense (DOD) issued a memorandum that provides details on a pilot program that allows government contractors…

SBA to Increase Size Standards and Program Thresholds Due to Inflation

USA - November 18 2022 The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) recently published a final rule on its 2019 interim final rule that adjusted monetary-based industry…

Prime Contractor Beware, No. 2: “Know Thy Owner”

USA - November 18 2022 After months of working with a new national developer (and providing hours of unreimbursed value engineering), you get the draft…

Update on Bid Protests in Alabama

USA - November 10 2022 The new bid protest procedures apply “to contracts solicited and entered into after October 1, 2022” (Ala. Code § 41-4-112). Any bid protests of…

Takeaways from GAO’s FY 2022 Bid Protest Report

USA - November 2 2022 The Government Accountability Office (GAO) recently issued its annual bid protest report. As discussed below, this year’s report is noteworthy for…

Prime Contractor Beware, No. 1: Watch Out for Owner/Lender Consent and Assignment Agreements

USA - October 19 2022 After months of working with a new developer client (and providing hours of unreimbursed value engineering) and hard negotiations…

Intervention in Bid Protests: A Refresher

USA - September 21 2022 The number of bid protest filings peaks in October as a result of increased government spending at the end of the Government’s fiscal year — which is…

You’ll Be Seeing More of These: AIA Releases New Lien Release Forms

USA - September 12 2022 As many in the construction industry are aware, owners and lenders often require prime contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers to execute sworn…

PPP Fraud and Appeals Update

USA - August 31 2022 While 2020 is (fortunately) in the rearview mirror, issues involving the pandemic-era Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and the Economic Injury…

COFC Finds Jurisdiction Over OTA Protest

USA - August 24 2022 The U.S. Court of Federal Claims, in Hydraulics International, Inc. v. United States, recently held that the court had jurisdiction over a bid…