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 »

GAO Says No Additional Strengths Warranted in Technical Proposal Protest

Federal government contractors should be well aware that not all technical proposals receive a higher evaluation score or additional technical strength simply because the company added more than what the solicitation called for. Although you may have truly included more than what the government called for, there are still additional… Read more »

SBA Sets Record Straight On DOD Mentor Protege Program 13 CFR 125.9

Federal government contractors interested in participating in the SBA’s Mentor Protege Program may want to get acquainted the new rules. There some slight twists to the SBA’s new regulations that both mentors and proteges should be familiar with Under 13 CFR 125.9. Although simply put in the regulations, it is… Read more »