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SBA Affiliation Rules: Owner of One Share (of 120) Controlled Company – SmallGovCon

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The owner of one share–out of 120–was presumed to control a company under the SBA’s multiple minority shareholder affiliation rule, according to a recent SBA Office of Hearings and Appeals decision.

Source: SBA Affiliation Rules: Owner of One Share (of 120) Controlled Company – SmallGovCon

Weaknesses Cannot Be Assigned Unequally, GAO Confirms – SmallGovCon

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An agency cannot unequally assign weaknesses to offerors’ proposal, the GAO confirmed in a recent bid protest decision.

Source: Weaknesses Cannot Be Assigned Unequally, GAO Confirms – SmallGovCon

No Competitor Size Protests of 8(a) Sole Source Awards, Says SBA OHA – SmallGovCon

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An 8(a) company cannot file a size protest challenging a sole source award to a competitor, according to a recent SBA Office of Hearings and Appeals decision.

Source: No Competitor Size Protests of 8(a) Sole Source Awards, Says SBA OHA – SmallGovCon

VA SDVOSB Rule of Two: Court Provides Important Guidance for Protesters – SmallGovCon

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A recent Court of Federal Claims decision provides some important guidance for SDVOSBs considering a “rule of two” set-aside protest of a VA solicitation.

Source: VA SDVOSB Rule of Two: Court Provides Important Guidance for Protesters – SmallGovCon

Bundling Didn’t Allow Agency to Purchase FSS Open Market Items, GAO Says – SmallGovCon

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An agency couldn’t use Open Market procedures to buy bundled software licenses from a GSA Schedule vendor when another FSS vendor sold the same licenses as four separate items on its GSA Schedule 70 contract.

Source: Bundling Didn’t Allow Agency to Purchase FSS Open Market Items, GAO Says – SmallGovCon

Hack Response: Notarized Letters Now Required for SAM.gov – SmallGovCon

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In response to a hack of the SAM.gov database, the government has decided to require new users and existing users seeking to update their registrations to provide a notarized letter.

Source: Hack Response: Notarized Letters Now Required for SAM.gov – SmallGovCon

“Using” an Affiliate’s Past Performance: GAO Explains the Test – SmallGovCon

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Contrary to a common misconception, an offeror is not automatically entitled to “use” the past performance of parent companies, sister companies or other corporate affiliates. So when can an offeror rely on the past performance of an affiliate in submitting a proposal?

Source: “Using” an Affiliate’s Past Performance: GAO Explains the Test – SmallGovCon

DoD Immediately Implements Portion of Enhanced Debriefing Requirements – SmallGovCon

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The Department of Defense has issued a class deviation immediately implementing portions of the “enhanced debriefing” requirements mandated by the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act.

Source: DoD Immediately Implements Portion of Enhanced Debriefing Requirements – SmallGovCon

GAO EPDS Filing System Will Be Live May 1 – SmallGovCon

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GAO’s Electronic Bid Protest Docket System will be live on May 1, 2018.

Source: GAO EPDS Filing System Will Be Live May 1 – SmallGovCon

SBA CVE Protests and Appeals: Coming October 1, 2018 – SmallGovCon

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SBA’s Office of Hearings and Appeals will have jurisdiction over VA CVE SDVOSB and VOSB protests and appeals beginning on October 1, 2018. SBA issued a final rule establishing the procedure on March 30, 2018.

Source: SBA CVE Protests and Appeals: Coming October 1, 2018 – SmallGovCon

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