Importance of FAR 9.4 Debarred Definition and Meaning

To effectively respond to, or negotiate the government’s suspension or debarment actions, it is important for contractors to understand the underlying legal and policy principles. Without understanding the reasons for the rule, a contractor will almost always fail to the target the right issues to discuss when responding to the… Read more »

Contracting Officer Authority in CDA Claims

When submitting contractor claims to the federal government, businesses should be aware of the Contracting Officer authority to issue a final decision. 48 CFR 1.603 suggests that although the CO is appointed on a Standard Form  1402. Any limitations on the Contracting Officer authority must be stated on the form… Read more »

Federal Service Contract Act SCA Fringe Benefits & SCA Wage Determination

The McNamara–O’Hara Federal Service Contract Act SCA fringe benefits provisions are included in federal government contracts or the District of Columbia contract. Each prime and subcontractor performing federal contracts have to comply with the minimum wage and safety and health standards and must maintain certain records unless a specific exemption applies…. Read more »