Federal Acquisition Regulation

A New Rule by Far Council Aligns with SBA Regulations

July 5, 2017 Limitations On Subcontracting: FAR Change In The Works Source: SmallGovCon, Steven Koprince, June 15, 2017 It’s been more than a year since the SBA issued a final rule overhauling the limitations on subcontracting for small business contracts. … Continued

Push Coming to Reduce Commercial Regulations

May 25, 2017 114 new commercial buying regs since 2009 highlights why federal procurement needs fixing Source: Federal News Radio, Jason Miller, May 8, 2017 If the Trump administration wants to seriously reduce the regulatory burden on agencies and vendors, … Continued

Benefits and Risks of Public Construction

May 19, 2017 The federal work ‘trade-off’: What contractors need to know about the public sector Source: ConstructionDive, Kim Slowey, May 4, 2017 One of the most popular elements of President Donald Trump’s campaign was his $1 trillion plan to … Continued

Past Performance Questionnaire one way of Providing References

March 29, 2017 Government References Didn’t Complete PPQs? “Too Bad,” Says GAO Source: SmallGovCon, Candace Shields, March 21, 2017 Federal contractors frequently find themselves in the position of needing to establish their past performance credentials to secure future contracts – … Continued

Debriefings are an Important Part of the Procurement Process

February 3, 2017 OFPP: Effective Debriefings Reduce Protests Source: SmallGovCon, Matthew Schoonover, January 9, 2017 Debriefings play a vital role in the procurement process. When conducted fully and fairly, a debriefing provides an offeror with valuable insight into the strengths … Continued