Katie Flood

Katie Flood

PilieroMazza PLLC

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Understanding SBA's New Government-Wide Small Business Mentor-Protege Program

OVERVIEW - Small Business Mentor-Protégé Program - Mechanics - Eligibility - Compliance Requirements - Application - All Small Business Joint Ventures - Other Important Rule Changes...more

8/24/2016 - Compliance Federal Contractors Joint Venture Mentor-Protege Program SBA Small Business

PilieroMazza Legal Advisor - Third Quarter

GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING - Category Management: What Contractors Need to Know - In December 2014, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) announced a new initiative called Category Management. This policy could...more

8/22/2016 - Acquisitions Estate Planning Federal Supply Schedule (FSS) Government Contractors Kingdomware Techs. Inc. v United States Mergers OMB Rule of Two SCOTUS Small Business Succession Planning Veterans Administration

Size Recertification Now Required for Pending Proposals After M&A - Set-Aside Alert

Effective June 30, 2016, the SBA has implemented a final rule regarding the subcontracting limitation requirements mandated by the National Defense Authorization Act of 2013. Please see full Alert below for more...more

8/3/2016 - Acquisitions Federal Contractors Mergers NDAA Recertification SBA Small Business

SBA Releases Long Anticipated Final Rule Establishing Governmentwide Mentor-Protégé Program for All Small Business Concerns

On July 25, 2016, SBA published the eagerly anticipated Final Rule establishing a governmentwide mentor-protégé program for all small business concerns. While there are a few departures from the details outlined in the...more

7/29/2016 - Final Rules HUBZone Joint Venture Mentor-Protege Program NAICS SBA SDVOSB Small Business WOSB

FAQ on the Limitations on Subcontracting New Rules

We recently held a live seminar and a webinar on the new Limitations on Subcontracting (“LOS”) rule. We reviewed the questions submitted during the sessions, and noticed that many of the same questions were being asked by...more

7/28/2016 - Construction Contracts Mentor-Protege Program NAICS Prime Contractor SBA Subcontractors

Client Alert - Overview of Select Provisions on the SBA’s Final Rule of Limitations on Subcontracting

On May 31, 2016, SBA released its long anticipated final rule on the limitations on subcontracting. The final rule becomes effective on June 30, 2016. In order to help you understand how the final rule changes the existing...more

6/13/2016 - Final Rules NAICS Prime Contractor SBA Small Business Subcontractors

Comments on Proposed Rule Regarding Electronic Filing System and Filing Fee

Dear Mr. Kang: We are writing to submit comments on the U.S. Government Accountability Office’s (“GAO”) proposed rule, issued April 15, 2016, 81 Fed. Reg. 22,197. Our firm represents small businesses operating across...more

5/18/2016 - Electronic Filing Federal Contractors Filing Fees GAO Procurement Guidelines

GAO Proposes Rule to Create New Electronic Filing System and Fee

On April 15, 2016, GAO released a proposed rule announcing its intent to create an electronic bid protest filing and document dissemination system. The proposed system will implement requirements of Section 1501 of the...more

4/22/2016 - Bid Protests Consolidated Appropriations Act Filing Fees GAO Proposed Regulation

Subcontracting Smart: Labor Relations and Subcontracting Plan Obligations Between Prime Contractors and Subcontractors

Labor & Employment - General Obligations - - Prime is on the hook - Flow down all obligations to the subcontractor - Comply with all applicable labor laws - FLSA, SCA, DBA, OFCCP -...more

4/15/2016 - Employer Liability Issues Federal Contractors Prime Contractor Small Business Subcontractors

Comments on Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Regarding Women-Owned Small Business and Economically Disadvantaged Women-Owned...

Dear Ms. Fernandez: We are writing to submit comments on the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (“SBA”) above-referenced advance notice of proposed rulemaking (“ANPR”), issued December 18, 2015, 80 Fed. Reg. 78,984....more

2/19/2016 - Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) SBA WOSB

The House Small Business Committee Releases a Spate of Small Business Legislation

On the heels of a GAO report calling for more leadership attention to be paid to SBA’s “management challenges,” a number of bills have been referred to the House Small Business Committee since the new year started, calling...more

1/21/2016 - Department of Defense (DOD) Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) GAO Mentor-Protege Program Pending Legislation Prime Contractor SBA Small Business

Comments on U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs' Proposed Rule to Amend the VA's VOSB Verification Program

Dear Mr. Leney: We are writing to submit comments on the above-referenced Proposed Rule, issued November 6, 2015, 80 Fed. Reg. 68,795, to amend the VA’s VOSB Verification Program. In our practice, we represent many...more

1/7/2016 - Department of Veterans Affairs Federal Contractors Proposed Regulation Public Comment SBA VOSB

SBA Seeks Comment on WOSB Certification Process

Today, SBA released an advance notice of proposed rulemaking, which will amend the WOSB Program certification process. In the 2015 NDAA, Congress directed SBA to end self-certification for WOSBs and EDWOSBs and implement a...more

12/21/2015 - NDAA Public Comment SBA WOSB

Small Business Subcontracting Plans: End of Year Roundup

If you have been following the latest news on subcontracting plan requirements, you will know that the landscape has been rapidly shifting over the past year. In response to various statutory mandates from Congress, both SBA...more

12/11/2015 - Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) Federal Contractors GAO NDAA Pending Legislation SBA Small Business Subcontracts

Comments on the Proposed Rule Regarding Credit for Lower Tier Small Business Subcontracting

Dear Ms. Fernandez: We are writing to submit comments on the above-referenced Proposed Rule, issued October 6, 2015, 80 Fed. Reg. 60,300, to amend the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (“SBA”) regulations pertaining...more

12/11/2015 - Credit Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) Federal Contractors NDAA Small Business Subcontractors

The Mandatory Disclosure Rule – Demystifying Your Disclosure Requirements

It’s that gut-check scenario: You realize that your company has made a mistake on an invoice submitted on a government contract, or that your company has mistakenly represented its size or socioeconomic status. Regardless of...more

9/10/2015 - Disclosure Requirements Ethics False Claims Act (FCA) Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) Federal Contractors Invoices Overpayment Small Business Suspensions & Debarments

A Refresher on the Non-Manufacturer Rule

Unless you are a small business regularly engaged in selling supplies to the U.S. Government, you may have only a passing familiarity with the requirements of the Non-Manufacturer Rule (NMR). The NMR is an exception to the...more

9/3/2015 - Federal Contractors Manufacturers Non-Manufacturer Rule (NMR) SBA Set-Asides Small Business Waivers

Comments on Proposed Rule Regarding Small Business Subcontracting Improvements

After the recent small business subcontracting plan changes were implemented by the U.S. Small Business Administration (“SBA”) in its final rule at 78 Fed. Reg. 42391, dated July 16, 2013, many of our clients have asked us...more

8/10/2015 - Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) Federal Contractors Federal Procurement Systems Government Service Administration (GSA) NAICS Proposed Regulation Public Comment Small Business

Subcontracting Plans: How Implementing Best Practices Now Can Save You Headaches Down the Road

As a federal contractor, there are already many areas where you must track your compliance with the rules and regulations carefully. One area increasingly receiving greater scrutiny from the government is prime contractors’...more

6/13/2015 - Audits Best Practices Compliance Construction Contracts Federal Contractors SBA Subcontractors

PilieroMazza Legal Advisor - Second Quarter 2015

In This Issue: - Subcontracting Plans: How Implementing Best Practices Now Can Save You Headaches Down the Road - Recent ASBCA Decision Opens Door to New Approach for Contractors Negotiating Collective...more

5/6/2015 - CBAs Collective Bargaining Construction Industry Contract Negotiations Federal Contractors NAICS Prime Contractor SBA Small Business Subcontractors WOSB

Subcontracting Plan Compliance - What Large and Small Contractors Need To Know

In this presentation: - Subcontracting plan requirements - Relevant provisions for small businesses - Understanding the SBA review process - Best practices for a successful subcontracting...more

4/22/2015 - Best Practices Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) Federal Contractors SBA Small Business Subcontractors

Consequences for Large Primes Not Hitting Subcontracting Plan Goals

The U.S. Government Accountability Office (“GAO”) recently ruled that the Defense Logistics Agency (“DLA”) properly excluded a large business prime contractor’s proposal from the competitive range based in part on the...more

4/15/2015 - Federal Contractors GAO Prime Contractor Public Procurement Policies Small Business Subcontractors Subcontracts

Comments on Proposed Rule Small Business Government Contracting and NDAA of 2013 Amendments, RIN: 3245-AG58

Re: RIN: 3245-AG58, Comments on Proposed Rule Small Business Government Contracting and National Defense Authorization Act of 2013 Amendments - Dear Ms. Fernandez: We are writing to submit comments...more

4/6/2015 - Federal Contractors NAICS NDAA Proposed Regulation Public Comment SBA Small Business Subcontractors

GSA Proposes to Amend GSAR for Reporting of Transactional Data and Prices Paid by Ordering Activities

On March 4, 2015, the General Services Administration (GSA) issued a Proposed Rule to amend the GSA’s Acquisition Regulations. The rule outlines a plan to adopt clauses requiring vendors to report transactional data from...more

3/26/2015 - Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) Government Service Administration (GSA) GSAR Proposed Regulation Reporting Requirements

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