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? Understanding the Rules

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 size status by asserting and providing a legal and factual basis for the size protest. 13 CFR 121.1001… 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 »

SBA HUBZone Advantages, Benefits & Definition

What is the SBA HUBZone Program? 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… Read more »