Contractor Teaming Agreement Best Practices

Applying contractor teaming agreement best practices can create a great tool to “get your foot in the door” in Federal government contracting.  As best practices for small business success in government contracting, they are vital when bidding for substantially large contracts, such as federal government agency projects.  However, federal contractors should… Read more »

Contractor Teaming Agreement vs Joint Venture

The subtle difference between using a contractor teaming agreement vs joint venture agreement is that a teaming contract essentially identifies the prime contractor and subcontractor and discusses the roles of each to the government. In a joint venture arrangement, a third entity is an actual offeror and not the individual… Read more »

Bid Protests & Contractor Teaming Agreement Requirements

How to Avoid Costly Contractor Teaming Agreement Mistakes in a Bid Protest When submitting a government proposal, you may choose to submit a contractor teaming agreement to show evidence of relationships with another subcontractor. Yet, a question arises in a bid protest whether your teaming agreements were sufficiently evaluated by the Source Selection… Read more »

DOD Small Business Agreement & Government Contract Teaming Agreements

DOD small business agreements and contracts, especially teaming agreement contracts, are commonplace in today’s federal marketplace. Government DOD contracts get larger and more complex. Small companies cannot keep up with the increased resources that it takes to bid for and perform more major federal contracts. As a result, small businesses seek out other… Read more »

Is Your Contractor Teaming Agreement An Enforceable Contract?

Is Your Company Using a Generic Contractor Teaming Agreement Template? Beware. Under FAR 9.6, government contractors can submit bids using teaming agreements that allow subcontractors to perform under the upcoming contract. This strategy is beneficial for at least two reasons when looking for a potential subcontractor. First, small businesses can use this strategy… Read more »

Joint Ventures – Agreement and Contents 13 CFR 124.510

Contents of a joint venture agreement are statutorily set for small businesses and 8(a)certified companies. If you are a small business in the SBA 8a certification program and thinking about entering a joint venture agreement with another company, there are a few things that you want to consider. Not only are the… Read more »

SBA Government Teaming Contracts & Contractor Teaming Arrangements Rules

Beware of an Improperly Drafted Government Contractor Teaming Arrangement  Using a Small business contractor team arrangement  is becoming a hot topic with small business set aside awards.  The SBA’s new rules about affiliation does not help matters much. However, there are some benefits to properly structuring contractor teaming arrangements and making… Read more »

SBA Affiliation & Joint Venture Agreements

Despite the new SBA affiliation rules reducing the possibility of affiliation, small businesses must still be aware of the costly legal mistakes made during the bidding process as well as day-to-day operations.  Your company can lose government contracts if correctly challenged in a small business size protest. Companies consistently run… Read more »

How to Structure Contractor Teaming Arrangements

When it comes to structuring contractor teaming arrangements, the economy has become more challenging to small business owners. Government contracting is also becoming more challenging and hard to bid.  However, survivors are aggressively finding teaming partners to perform those federal projects that are left. The focus on teaming arrangements in federal contracts… Read more »