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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... more +
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 -

Limitations on Subcontracting – What’s the Latest and Why Isn’t It in My Contract Yet?

by PilieroMazza PLLC on

Over a year ago, SBA released its final rule implementing changes in how limitations on subcontracting are calculated for set-aside prime contracts. Not a day goes by that we do not field questions from clients as to what...more

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

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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

No Company is an Island – Part 1: Subcontractor Affiliation

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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

The Importance of a Carefully-Drafted Work-Share Provision - Set-Aside Alert

by PilieroMazza PLLC on

Subcontracts contain a number of important provisions that shape the relationship between a prime contractor and its subcontractor. However, there is one provision that overshadows the rest in terms of its significance to the...more

Lower Tier Small Business Subcontracting Plan Credit Finally In Sight

by PilieroMazza PLLC on

Right before the tail end of 2016, SBA delivered its long-awaited Final Rule regarding lower-tier small business subcontracting plan credit. Implementing directives initiated by Congress in the 2014 National Defense...more

Weekly Update Newsletter - December 2016 #5

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GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS - Submission for Office of Management and Budget Review; Payment of Subcontractors - On January 20, 2016, the Department of Defense, Government Accountability Office, and National Aeronautic and...more

Weekly Update Newsletter - December 2016 #4

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GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS - Payment of Subcontractors - The Department of Defense (“DOD”), General Services Administration (“GSA”), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (‘NASA”), have issued a final rule...more

Take Note of This Law Regarding Small Business Offerors Under Multiple Award Contracts

by PilieroMazza PLLC on

The National Defense Authorization Act (“NDAA”) for Fiscal Year 2016, which went into effect on November 25, 2015, contains some requirements regarding multiple award contracts that you might not know about. The 2016 NDAA...more

Weekly Update Newsletter - September 2016 #4

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GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS - Amendments to Department of Defense (“DOD”) Mentor-Protégé Program DOD has issued a proposed rule which will amend the DFARS to implement Section 861 of the NDAA 2016, which provides amendments...more

FAQ on the Limitations on Subcontracting New Rules

by PilieroMazza PLLC on

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

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

SBA Rule Changes Benefit Contractors, But Pitfalls Remain

by Morrison & Foerster LLP on

After much anticipation, the Small Business Administration has issued a final rule implementing numerous small business contracting reforms from the 2013 National Defense Authorization Act aimed at relaxing burdensome...more

SBA Clarifies HUBZone Program Requirements

As we blogged about earlier this month, the SBA’s May 31, 2016 final rule made some major changes to a number of regulations dealing with small business procurement. Some of those changes relate to the SBA HUBZone contracting...more

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

by PilieroMazza PLLC on

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

Big Changes to Limitations on Subcontracting Requirements

Earlier this week, we blogged about a final rule issued on May 31 by the Small Business Administration (“SBA”), which made several major changes to the small business regulations. This new rule implements changes mandated by...more

SBA Final Rule Adopts Changes to Subcontracting Limitations and Other Regulations

by Holland & Knight LLP on

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has issued a long-awaited final rule to implement certain small business-related provisions of the National Defense Authorization Act of 2013 (NDAA), including key changes in the...more

SBA Issues Important Changes and Clarification Concerning Small Business Regulations

The Small Business Administration (“SBA”) has had a very busy week. First, on May 24, 2016, the agency issued “Statement of General Policy No. 3” (“the Statement”) clarifying the hotly debated inter-affiliate sales exclusion...more

SBA Issues Final Limitations on Subcontracting Rule

by PilieroMazza PLLC on

Today, SBA issued its final rule to implement provisions of the National Defense Authorization Act of 2013, which pertains to the limitations on subcontracting (“LOS”) applicable to small business set-aside contracts,...more

New Year's Resolution: Comply with Small Business Subcontracting Plan

by PilieroMazza PLLC on

Agenda - - Contractor Responsibilities - Compliance with Subcontracting Requirements - Common Compliance Issues - Helpful Tips to Handle SBA Reviews - Upcoming Developments Please see full...more

Weekly Update Newsletter - January 2016 #2

by PilieroMazza PLLC on

GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS - Payment of Subcontractors - DOD, GSA, and NASA are proposing to amend the Federal Acquisition Regulation to implement the section of the Small Business Jobs Act of 2010 that requires...more

It’s Subcontracting Plan Review Season. Are You Prepared?

by PilieroMazza PLLC on

After subcontracting plan reports are due in October, SBA starts sending out letters to the firms selected for a compliance review. These letters start going out late in the year, with the compliance reviews scheduled for...more

SBA Decision and Large Business Industry Comments on Lower Tier Small Business Subcontracting Plans

by Davis Wright Tremaine LLP on

This update will briefly review a SBA decision enforcing an affiliation rule as well as a review of the Council of Defense and Space Industry Associations letter/comment to the SBA regarding the SBA’s proposed rule to give...more

PilieroMazza Legal Advisor - Fourth Quarter 2015

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More Small Business Subcontracting Plan Changes: SBA Proposes to Allow Subcontracting Plan Credit for Small Business Subcontractors at any Tier - Following recent proposed changes to the FAR’s small business...more

SBA Gradually Approves of Hiring Key Personnel from an Alleged Ostensible Subcontractor

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The Small Business Administration (“SBA”) is undergoing a gradual shift in its views on small business prime contractors proposing to hire “key personnel” from their subcontractors in the context of the ostensible...more

The FCA Impact Of DOJ’s Increased Focus on Small Business

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In 2014, the Small Business Administration reported that almost a quarter of approximately $367 billion of eligible funding for small business contracting, or roughly $91.7 billion, was awarded to small businesses as prime...more

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