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.
An agency cannot unequally assign weaknesses to offerors’ proposal, the GAO confirmed in a recent bid protest decision.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
GAO’s Electronic Bid Protest Docket System will be live on May 1, 2018.
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.