Signs of Being Under Investigation

Whether you are a federal contractor, a government employee, or an individual associated with some level of federal involvement, you may be shocked to learn that you are under investigation by the federal government. Unfortunately, the government does its homework before a federal government investigation is launched. Signs of being… Read more »

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 venture government contracts 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… Read more »