CEO Decision to Respond To Federal Government Investigations

When you or your company has been targeted as part of a federal investigation, your life and business operations as you know it can change significantly. If you are a government contractor subject to criminal charges or investigated for violation of the False Claims Act, kickbacks, SBA Fraud or some… Read more »

Consequences of Procurement Fraud & Avoiding Criminal Liability

When it comes to government procurement fraud and legal consequences, companies should realize that the federal government has significantly increased its oversight for large or small businesses who show signs of purchasing fraud. Federal contractors often find themselves exposed to criminal fraud charges from either a whistleblower or some other… Read more »

Federal Woman Owned Small Business WOSB Certification

For many small businesses seeking to get into the federal contracting marketplace, the Woman-Owned- Small Business  (WOSB)  Federal Contracting Program was introduced in 2011 to all allow small businesses to further explore their opportunities for getting federal government contracts. Being a WOSB allows for companies to have a level playing… Read more »

Compliance With SBA Ban on Populated Joint Ventures

The SBA has made it clear that populated joint ventures will no longer be allowed. This change came about when the SBA issued its final rule about the Mentor Protégé Program. The new unpopulated joint venture rule says that when a joint venture is formed as a separate legal entity… Read more »

What is Suspension of Government Contractors Definition & Meaning

Suspension Definition and Meaning Suspension of government contractors usually means that the agency has reasonable evidence to believe that the a contractor or individual has created some level of risk to taxpayer dollars. The U.S. Congress has the underlying responsibility to make sure that taxpayer dollars are spent well when… Read more »