Tips From HUBZone Fraud & False Claims Act Whistleblower Attorneys

Avoid Liability for HUBZone Fraud and False Claims Act Violations Small businesses seeking to avoid liability for HUBZone fraud should develop internal policies and controls that focus on compliance with SBA rules and regulations. More and more companies are finding themselves subject to False Claims Act violations and civil and… Read more »

What is a Qui Tam Relator?

If you are planning on filing a Qui Tam lawsuit, the following information may help you to better understand the basics and ground rules.  Understanding what is a Qui Tam Relator is critical before hiring an attorney. What Does Qui Tam Mean? The Latin phrase “Qui Tam” is translated to… Read more »

Office of Investigations ( DOJ, SBA OIG Investigations) in Government Contracting

Avoid Costly Mistakes in Government OIG Investigations Theodore P. Watson, Esquire. As it relates to government contracting and federal procurement, various agencies have Office of Investigations departments, otherwise known as the Office of Inspector General (OIG), that conducts civil, criminal, and administrative investigations of procurement fraud involving federal government contracts,… Read more »

Buy American Act (BAA Construction Lawyers) Frequently Asked Questions

Act quickly if you are under investigation or worried about violating Buy American Act compliance requirements. Theodore P Watson, Esq – Practice Leader This section is only written to provide information to small businesses and larger federal government contractors regarding common issues and questions raised about the Buy American Act. If… Read more »

Does Your Case Meet the Government’s Debarred Definition?

What Does Debarred Mean? Debarment from government contracts means an action taken by a Federal agency or official to exclude a person or business entity from participating in transactions involving certain federal funds. Being debarred from government contracts also means the disqualification of a person or contractor to get invitations… Read more »

Civilian Board of Contract Appeals CDA Claims 41 USC 7101 – 7109

Choosing the right forum and framing your appeals case correctly can save you thousands in unnecessary litigation costs. When a contracting officer denies a claim under the Contract Disputes Act, filing an appeal to the Civilian Board of Contract Appeals (CBCA) would be the next step. Not all claims appeal cases against… Read more »