SBA Affiliation Meaning & Ostensible Definition

Why is Affiliation an Important Issue in federal government contracting? Awarded contracts are frequently taken away becuase your company no longer meets the small business legal definition. Your competitor will often initiate a small business size protest and claim that your relationship  with another business, usually a teaming partner or subcontractor,… Read more »

Court of Appeals Rejects Arguments for FAR 15.6 Unsolicited Proposals

Compared to regularly solicited proposals by the federal government, writing FAR Part 15.6 unsolicited proposals can be a daunting process. Further filing a bid protest regarding the agency’s improper rejection of your unsolicited proposal can be that much more difficult. However, the US Federal Circuit Court of Appeals outlined the… Read more »

Court of Federal Claims Temporary Restraining Order TRO Requirements

When filing a motion for temporary restraining order (TRO) at the Court of Federal Claims (COFC), government contractors should be aware of the requirements. The Court looks at these motions and meeting requirements for injunction relief pretty seriously. COFC reviews TRO requirements in a motion for injunctive relief as an… Read more »