Government Contracts Equitable Adjustments & Change Orders

Understanding the Basics of Equitable Adjustment Can Save Substantial Amounts in Unnecessary Litigation The changes clause under government contracts allows you to submit a Request for Equitable Adjustment (REA)  when there are scope changes, delays and other unforeseeable circumstances. Adjustments can be either upwards or downwards; Proof of claims falls… Read more »

Termination for Convenience of the Government

As a general rule, the contracting officer can terminate a federal contract for convenience of the government.  Termination for convenience  of the government usually occurs when mission requirements change, lack of funding as other ‘legitimate’ reasons. Contractors usually are entitled to some form of statutory damages. However, there are situations when terminating the contract can be… Read more »

SBA 8a Termination

An  SBA 8(a)termination or graduation appeal is an appeal from an 8(a) BD termination or graduation determination, made by the Director, Office of Business Development (CFR 124.301-304). A small business can be terminated early from the 8(a) Program for situations such as: noncompliance of the reporting criteria; failure to maintain the business… Read more »

SBA 8a Program Eligibility Requirements & Criteria

The 8a Certification Program is a nine-year business development program that allows a small economically and socially disadvantaged business with 8a status to participate and have access to government contracts. SBA 8a certification eligibility requirements are heavily regulated and applicants seeking to get 8(a) certified must carefully review their information before sending to… Read more »