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The Small Business Administration is a United States federal agency established in 1953 by the Small Business Act. The SBA is dedicated to assisting and supporting small business and entreprenuers. The SBA carries out its mission through a variety of programs including providing financial and federal contract procurement assistance, management assistance, and specialized outreach to women, minorities and armed forces veterans. less -

No Company is an Island – Part 2: Joint Ventures and Affiliation

by Williams Mullen on

Last time on “No Company is an Island,” we addressed the ways that the traditional prime-subcontractor relationship can result in a determination that two teaming partners are affiliated and, as a result, not a small business...more

SBA Size Update: Strategies For Contesting Affiliation Based On Economic Dependence

by Fox Rothschild LLP on

Today, we take a look at the culmination of a long fight over the size status of a joint venture competing for a Federal contract. After losing battles at the Small Business Administration (SBA) Area Office and Office of...more

Weekly Update Newsletter - August 2017

by PilieroMazza PLLC on

SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION - “SBA Launches New HUBZONE Maps and Partners with U.S. Digital Service to Streamline and Enhance Online Services for Small Businesses” U.S. Small Business Administration Press Release, July...more

No Company is an Island – Part 1: Subcontractor Affiliation

by Williams Mullen on

Government Contractors often determine that going it alone is not the best business decision. Whether a small business trying to break into a new industry or a large business seeking niche expertise to support a particular...more

New CVE Guidance on Joint Ventures and Mentor-Protégé Relationships

by PilieroMazza PLLC on

Earlier this month, the VA’s Center for Verification and Evaluation (“CVE”) published a new VA Verification Assistance Brief, Understanding Joint Venture and Mentor-Protégé Agreement Eligibility (“Assistance Brief”). The...more

UPDATE: SBA Clarifies Profit Percentages for Joint Ventures under the Small Business Mentor-Protégé Program

by Bass, Berry & Sims PLC on

As previously reported, on July 22, 2016, the Small Business Administration (SBA) issued a final rule establishing a government-wide mentor-protégé program encompassing all small business concerns....more

SBA Corrects Discrepancy in Small Business Joint Venture Rules

by PilieroMazza PLLC on

On December 23, 2016, the U.S. Small Business Administration (“SBA”) issued a technical correction to its July 25, 2016 final rule regarding the new mentor-protégé program for all small business concerns to address an...more

Mentor-Protégé Joint Venturing: Friend or Foe?

by PilieroMazza PLLC on

With the arrival of the All Small Mentor-Protégé Program, the question of how to structure teaming relationships has come to the forefront of many contractors’ minds. This is especially true because companies in approved...more

How to Succeed Under SBA’s New Mentor-Protege Program

by PilieroMazza PLLC on

As of November 1st, SBA’s certify.sba.gov portal is operational and accepting applications for the new Small Business Mentor-Protégé program. By now, you’ve heard of the program and are considering its potential value for...more

SBA Adds Training Module to Mentor-Protégé Applications

by Davis Wright Tremaine LLP on

Small and large businesses seeking to take advantage of the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) new All Small Mentor-Protégé Program will now have to jump through an extra hurdle as part of the application process. The...more

Now is the Time for a Joint Venture Checkup - Set-Aside Alert

by PilieroMazza PLLC on

On August 24, 2016, the Small Business Administration’s long-awaited rules creating the new small business mentor-protégé program took effect... Please see full Alert below for more information. ...more

New Opportunities For All: SBA Expands The Small Business Mentor-Protégé Programs

by Morrison & Foerster LLP on

On July 25, 2016, the Small Business Administration (“SBA”) released a much-anticipated Small Business Mentor Protégé Programs Final Rule that created a new expanded mentor-protégé program, modeled on the existing 8(a)...more

How Can My Unpopulated Small Business Joint Venture Get a Clearance?

by PilieroMazza PLLC on

When the SBA issued its final rule concerning its new Small Business Mentor Protégé Programs, it adopted a major change for 8(a) and small business joint ventures: no more populated joint ventures. Instead, the rule provides...more

SBA Final Rule on Mentor-Protégé Programs for All Small Businesses Becomes Effective

by Holland & Knight LLP on

The Small Business Administration (SBA) issued a long-awaited final rule establishing a new, expanded mentor-protégé program that will allow all types of small businesses to qualify as protégés, while retaining, but slightly...more

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

by PilieroMazza PLLC on

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

Small Businesses, Big Opportunities – Recent SBA Expansion of the Mentor-Protégé Program

by Williams Mullen on

Effective August 24, 2016, the Small Business Administration (“SBA”) will fulfill the mandates of the Small Business Jobs Act of 2010 and the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013 (“NDAA 2013”), which...more

Coming Soon to a Federal Agency Near You... An Expanded Small Business Mentor-Protégé Program

by McCarter & English, LLP on

New Small Business Administration Rules Will Increase Eligibility for Large and Small Businesses to Bid Jointly on Set-Aside Contracts, but Not Without Greater Competition - The U.S. Small Business Administration’s...more

The SBA’s New Mentor-Protégé Program: The Dilemma of Hiring Project Managers

by PilieroMazza PLLC on

On July 25, 2016, SBA released its long-awaited final rule creating the new mentor-protégé program for all small businesses. Many aspects of the new rule are very exciting and should be beneficial for the small business...more

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

by PilieroMazza PLLC on

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

SBA Expands Mentor-Protégé Program and Eliminates Populated JVs

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) recently published its much-anticipated final rule establishing a mentor-protégé program available to all small businesses, not just certain SBA-approved 8(a) contractors as is the...more

PilieroMazza Seminar: SBA's New Rules on the Limitations on Subcontracting

by PilieroMazza PLLC on

Overview - - Background - Limitations on Subcontracting - Identity of Interest - Joint Ventures - Size Recertification - Size Protests - Nonmanufacturer Rule Please see full...more

Set-Aside Alert - The DOJ's Enforcement of Small Business Regulations

by PilieroMazza PLLC on

With the Small Business Administration's new limitations on subcontracting rules going into effect on June 30.... Originally published in the Set-Aside Alert on June 10, 2016. Please see full Alert below for more...more

SBA Amended Regulations Enhance Opportunities for Small Businesses

by Morgan Lewis on

The US Small Business Administration (SBA) has finalized multiple changes to its small business contracting rules, which should increase opportunities for small business prime contractors to partner with other businesses...more

SBA Makes It Easier for Small Businesses To Joint Venture for Federal Contracts

As we blogged Wednesday, this week the Small Business Administration (“SBA”) published a lengthy final rule that implements the long-awaited small business regulation changes mandated by the National Defense Authorization Act...more

Eight Principles You Should Know When Negotiating Your Teaming Agreement

by PilieroMazza PLLC on

As the saying goes, “two heads are better than one.” This statement often applies to government contracting, where contractors frequently work together in joint ventures or prime and subcontractor teams to bid on and perform...more

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