SBA Affiliation Definition Common Management & Identity of Interest

SBA Common management and identity of interest disputes in size protest cases involve complex  SBA affiliation regulations, that if violated can impact your ability to bid on future government contracts. The following are pointers derived from the SBA. A basic understanding can help you avoid costly mistakes, such as common management… Read more »

Filing NAICS Code Size Standards Protest – Dos and Don’ts

Protesting the Small Business Administration SBA North American Industry Classification System (NAICs Code size standard for a government contract can be tricky when you try to qualify as small. This is especially true when there are differences between the amount of labor required and the overall cost of the contract. Did the Government… Read more »

Protesting CICA Rule of Two Small Business Set Asides

Better Understand the Basics of CICA Rule of Two Small Business Set Aside Decisions  If you are considering protesting agencies’ small business set-asides and their application of the SBA Rule of Two small business rules at GAO or Court of Federal Claims, you should be aware that this can be a very… Read more »

FAR 52.219 14 – Limitations on Subcontracting Rule Tips

Avoid Costly Mistakes Under the FAR 52.219-14 Limitations on Subcontracting Clause & 13 CFR 125.6 Submitting a proposal to the federal government implies that you will comply with the new FAR limitations on subcontracting rules or small business set aside percentage of work such as 13 CFR 125.6 and FAR 52.219-14. Under the… Read more »

SBA Affiliation Rules Identity of Interest 13 CFR 121.103

Small Business Administration and SBA affiliation rules regarding identity of interest challenges can be complex and confusing when litigating in a small business size protest case. Governed under 13 CFR 121.103, affiliation in federal procurement and  SBA regulations can be found under a variety of circumstances. For example, a major… Read more »

Small Business SBA Size Protest Requirements

Avoid costly mistakes that can cost you tens of thousands in litigation. Theodore P. Watson, Esq –  Government Contracts and SBA Size Standard Protest Lawyer According to the small business size protest requirements, filing an SBA Size Protest challenge against your competitor must be approached with caution. On the other… Read more »

Technical Proposal Writing and Important Bid Tender Approaches & Considerations

Importance of Your Technical Proposal Writing Approach When bidding on any federal government contract, your technical proposal writing approach generally carries the most weight. This section of the bid must detail your approach to various aspects of the solicitation’s requirements including staffing, understanding the requirements and providing detail that explains how you… Read more »