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  1. Small Business Legislative & Regulatory Update

    Proposed Changes to the FAR Regarding 8(a) Program Contracts

    DoD, GSA and NASA have proposed amending the FAR to provide guidance on an 8(a)’s ability to continue to accept orders after its departure from the program and provisions related to …

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  2. Key Pending and Proposed Regulatory Actions Affecting Small Businesses

    Pending Small Business Regulatory Actions:

    Acquisition Process:  Task and Delivery Order Contracts, Bundling, Consolidation, 77 Fed. Reg. 29130 (May 16, 2012) (Proposed Rule).

    • Authorizes set-asides of orders issued under Multiple Award Contracts including those on the GSA Schedule; discusses process

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  3. Federal Court Denies Aldevra-Type Protest

    On Tuesday, November 27, 2012, the US Court of Federal Claims issued a much-anticipated decision in Kingdomware Technologies, Inc. v. United States. Kingdomware filed a protest at the Court challenging the VA’s use of the Federal Supply Schedule (FSS) …

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  4. Final Rule Issued Re: Reporting Executive Compensation

    On July 26, 2012, the FAR Council issued a final rule entitled “Reporting Executive Compensation and First-Tier Subcontract Awards.”  The final rule follows an interim rule issued on the same subject on July 8, 2010.  Both the interim and final …

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  5. Air Force Lifts Booz Allen Suspension

    On February 6 of this year, the Air Force proposed for debarment the San Antonio office of Booz Allen.  The Air Force proposed the San Antonio office for debarment because a former Air Force official who joined Booz Allen brought …

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