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 »

6 Things Contractors Should Be Aware of in False Claims Act Qui Tam Lawsuits

by Theodore P Watson, Esq– Government Contract Whistleblower Attorney (Defense). Qui Tam Lawsuits can ruin a federal contractor’s future and shut companies down if not defended correctly. The Qui Tam defense attorneys at Watson & Associates, LLC aggressively defend small businesses and large DOD contractors doing business with the federal government… Read more »

Tips for HUBZone Certification Requirements

By Theodore P. Watson, Esq. and Cheryl E. Adams, Esq.  The SBA HUBZone Certification Program Having an SBA HUBZone certification opens many doors for you as a contractor.  It is important to understand the requirements that you must fulfill in proposal submission, as well as what the government is required… Read more »

SBA HUBZone Program – Reaping HUBZone Benefits & Advantages

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 to… Read more »

SBA Joint Venture Definition and Meaning

Is your company a qualified joint venture (JV) under SBA regulations? Understand the rules and get your company better positioned when bidding on federal government contracts. Improper joint venture relationships can lead to affiliation and contracts being revoked. In some situations, the Department of Justice (DOJ) has brought criminal charges… Read more »

SBA HUBZone Employee Requirements 13 CFR 126.103

Contractors can sometimes make mistakes when calculating the SBA’s 35% HUBZone employee requirements when bidding for government contracts.  13 CFR 126.601 governs the employee residency requirements for HUBZone certified companies.  Failure to comply with the rule can cause companies to lose out on millions in government contract awards. In addition, the… Read more »