Federal Acquisition Regulation

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

New Rule Issued about Reduced or Untimely Payments

January 20, 2017 New Federal Acquisition Regulation Rule – Reporting Reduced or Untimely Payments to Small Business Subcontractors Source: JD Supra Business Advisor, Jeffrey Gallant, January 12, 2017 The FAR Council has issued a final rule amending the Federal Acquisition … Continued