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Assessing Good Faith Efforts to Comply with a Small Business Subcontracting Plan

USA - September 15 2021 The Department of Defense (DoD), General Services Administration (GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) published a final…

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USA - September 15 2021 Participation agreements, in the form promulgated by The Loan Syndications and Trading Association, Inc. (LSTA), are widely regarded as dependable…

FAR Conformed to the “New” Limitations on Subcontracting Methodology at 13 C.F.R. § 125.6

USA - September 15 2021 The Department of Defense (DoD), General Services Administration (GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) published a final…

GAO Rules that DoD May Not Require a Small Business Joint Venture Itself to Hold Facility Clearance

USA - September 8 2021 In an August 27, 2021 decision, GAO sided with protester InfoPoint LLC (“InfoPoint”), and the Small Business Administration (“SBA”) which was invited…

Multiple Post-Argus Decisions Hold No “Assurance of Confidentiality” Required for FOIA Exemption 4

USA - August 6 2021 In a string of recent cases following the Supreme Court's 2019 decision in Food Marketing Institute v. Argus Leader Media, multiple courts have held…

The ASBCA Rejects the Navy’s Attempt to Use a Default Termination as a Sword and Shield

USA - August 4 2021 n Ultra Electronic Ocean Systems, Inc., ASBCA No. 62804 (June 17, 2021), the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals (the “Board”) held that a…

DOL Issues Proposed Rule Implementing Minimum Wage Increase for Federal Contractors

USA - August 2 2021 On July 21, 2021, the Department of Labor (“DOL”) announced that it is seeking public comment on a proposed rule which would require federal…

SBA To No Longer Rely on Economic Necessity Questionnaires in Processing PPP Forgiveness Applications

USA - August 2 2021 On July 29, 2021, the Small Business Administration announced in an FAQ that it is discontinuing any reliance on the Loan Necessity Questionnaires…

Buy (Even More) American - FAR Council Proposes New Rules Implementing Executive Order 14005, “Ensuring the Future is Made in All of America by All of America’s Workers”

USA - July 30 2021 On July 30, 2021, the FAR Council published a Proposed Rule to implement President Biden's January 2021 Executive Order seeking to maximize the use of…

White House Announces New COVID Vaccination and Testing Requirements for Contractors Working at Federal Facilities

USA - July 30 2021 On July 29, 2021, President Biden announced certain actions to “get more people vaccinated.” The White House announced that “every federal government…