Tips for Filing Court of Federal Claims Bid Protests (COFC)

Deciding on whether to file a Court of Federal Claims bid protest versus GAO protest or the agency-level protest can be tricky too many government contractors. At the end of the day, many contractors seeking to save revenues worth millions of dollars find that closing bridges or giving up rights… Read more »

What is an SBA Size Protest?

Are You Qualified to File an SBA Size Protest? Minimize the chance of getting your case thrown out. An SBA size protest is a legal challenge to the agency’s decision to award a government contract because of the awardee’s alleged small business size violation. Specifically,  the protestor challenges the awardee… Read more »

SBA Joint Venture Agreements 3 in 2 Rule Changes

Never Guess At the SBA Affiliation Rules, You May be Wrong. SBA joint venture rules can be confusing the say the least. Yet, many companies tend to roll the dice and then late become subject to a small business size protest and lose the profits and revenues from the awarded… Read more »

CPARS Ratings, Fapiis Past Performance and Contractor Integrity Data

CPARS Ratings, Fapiis Past Performance and Contractor Integrity Data – What Every Federal Government Contractor Needs to Know By Cheryl E. Adams, Esq. The Contractor Performance Assessment Reporting System (CPARS Rating Scale) exists to provide government source selection officials (SSOs) with a variety of types of information that SSOs need… Read more »

What is tSBA HUBZone Certification Program – Reaping The Benefits

Compliance with the regulations and law can help you to avoid criminal liability for HUBZone fraud. As a small business, you can qualify for the SBA HUBZone (Historically Underutilized Business Zone Program). This is a unique opportunity for small businesses to gain access to federal contracting dollars. In addition, Congress... Read more »

Are You Meeting SBA Small Business Size Standards Rules?

As a small federal contractor, you have the benefit of competing for small business set asides where large businesses cannot. However, in order to be eligible to bid on small government projects, you have to comply with small business size standards regulations. When you bid on small federal contracts, you… Read more »