A “pass-through” contracting scheme, in which a large business conspired to evade the limitations on subcontracting, has resulted in a guilty plea.
An awardee who misrepresented the availability of incumbent personnel was stripped of its award and excluded from competition, as seen in a recent GAO bid
SDVOSBs and VOSBs are big winners in the wake of a unanimous Supreme Court decision in Kingdomware Technologies, Inc. v. United States.
Kingdomware Technologies, Inc. has unanimously won its Supreme Court battle with the VA over the VA’s SDVOSB and VOSB “rule of two.”
DoD 8(a) sole source contracts over $20 million have declined by 86.5% since Section 811 of the 2010 NDAA came into effect, according to a GAO report.
SBA didn’t adequately explain its rationale for terminating an 8(a) program participant, according to a recent federal court ruling on 8(a) program termination.
An offeror’s attempt to evade an RFQ’s 10-page limit by compressing its line spacing resulted in a competitor’s sustained GAO bid protest.
WOSB third-party certification is an option for WOSBs and EDWOSBs. Here is a summary of the third-party certifiers, their rates, processing times, etc.
The GAO lacks jurisdiction to consider a challenge to the size status of an offeror’s proposed subcontractor, according to a recent GAO bid protest decision.
The SBA has issued a final rule making it easier for small businesses to form joint ventures with one another, without being deemed affiliated.