In this presentation:
- What is novation and what is required to effectuate such a transaction?
- When are novations necessary and when can they be avoided?
- What impact will a novation have on your...more
8(A) Subcontracting Limitations: Continued Noncompliance with Monitoring Requirements Signals Need for Regulatory Change -
The Government Accountability Office (GAO) has conducted a study to review how federal agencies...more
Federal government subcontracts are a hybrid between commercial contracts governed by state law (such as, for the sale of goods, the Uniform Commercial Code) and government contracts governed by the Federal Acquisition...more
On Thursday, July 31, 2014, President Obama signed an Executive Order called "Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces," requiring covered federal contractors and subcontractors to publicly report labor violations, to forgo the use of...more
In this issue:
- DoD, GSA, and NASA Issue an Interim Rule to Amend FAR: Equal Employment and Affirmative Action for Veterans and Individuals With Disabilities
- DoD, GSA, and NASA Issue a Final Rule to Amend...more
The Department of Defense, the General Services Administration and NASA issued a final rule on May 30, 2014, which amended the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to clarify contractor and subcontractor responsibilities to...more
People are people. As such, contract employees and self-employed subcontractors will inevitably create relationships with others based on common interests. Most of these relationships are, for purposes of this discussion,...more
A recent GAO decision, HK Consulting, Inc., B-408443 (Comp. Gen. Sept. 18, 2013), provides an important reminder that government agencies are not required to consider the past performance of an offeror’s proposed...more
On September 26, 2013, the Federal Acquisition Regulatory (FAR) Council published proposed rules to implement new human trafficking compliance requirements on government contractors and subcontractors. President Obama signed...more
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