FAR Organizational Conflict of Interest

Organizational Conflict of Interest FAR Guidance Hiring of Former Government Officials If your company hires a former government official, it can be disqualified from a competition based upon the appearance of impropriety which is created by the hire. There is no requirement for an actual impropriety to be shown in a… Read more »

Construction Claims & Appealing Contracting Officer’s Final Decision

Avoid Getting Your Case Dismissed on Appeal. A contracting officer’s final decision in federal government contracting carries a lot of weight. For example,  a contracting officer is the final authority for approving or denying construction claims or requests for equitable adjustments.  Small business contractor lawyers and non-government contracting attorneys often… Read more »

Anti Kickback Statute – Resolving Challenges and Fraud Penalties

Anti Kickback Statute Resolving Challenges of Fraud and Penalties Government contractors or health care agencies accused of violating the Anti Kickback Statute or fraud can be in for some huge fines if a court rules against them. Having sound internal practices and a thorough understanding of the applicable laws can greatly… Read more »

Federal Prompt Payment Act

Resolve Invoice Problems With the Government in a Cost -Effective Way The Federal Prompt Payment Act (PPA), 31 USC 3901-3905 , ensures that federal agencies pay vendors for their invoices on time. However, not all government invoices paid on time. This not only creates a hardship; it also impacts the contractor’s ability… Read more »