SBA 8 a BD Program Application

The Small Business Administration’s (SBA) 8(a) business development (bd) program application starts the process for qualified applicants to seek approval from the SBA and join thousands of other disadvantaged businesses to increase their likelihood of getting more business revenues. The 8 a BD Program is a 9-year program initiated by… Read more »

Governments Contract Novation Agreements FAR 42.1204

Theodore P. Watson, Esq. ( Federal Novation of Contract Law Lawyer) Get a better grasp on how to prepare for the government contract novation process and increase your chances of getting the contracting officer to approve your novation agreement.  The bottom line with any sale of a business involving federal… Read more »

Why Your SBA 8 a Application is Denied

The Small Business Administration may deny your SBA 8a application for several reasons. A common problem occurs when the SBA requests more information as a precondition of admission to the 8(a) Business Development Program. When the SBA tells you that your 8a application is incomplete and requests more information, your application… Read more »

Joint Ventures Agreement and Contents 13 CFR 124.510

Contents of a joint venture agreement are statutorily set for small businesses and 8(a)certified companies. If you are a small business in the SBA 8a certification program and thinking about entering a joint venture agreement with another company, there are a few things that you want to consider. Not only are the… Read more »

Information on Native American Government Contracts

Improve business relationships by teaming and joint venturing under the Native American and Super 8a rules. Are you having problems as an 8a Contractor getting Native American Government Contracts? Alaska Natives and Indian Tribes, and Native Hawaiian Organizations have a unique relationship with the United States Government as set forth… Read more »

Service Disabled Veteran Government Contracts & SDVOSB Teaming Arrangements

Whether you are contemplating getting into a subcontractor relationship via an SDVOSB teaming arrangement for an upcoming project, small businesses use teaming agreements for many reasons. Each contractor’s goal is different. However, the ultimate concern of all interested parties should be whether the planned team relationship is legal or whether… Read more »