Federal Acquisition Regulation

New FAR Rule to Benefit Small Business

April 27, 2020 What you need to know about the new small business ‘reserves’ FAR rule Georgia Tech Contracting Education Academy, April 2, 2020 The Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) has been amended to implement regulatory changes made by the Small … Continued

Stafford Act Helps Facilitate Disaster Contracting

September 21, 2017 Hurricane Recovery Contractors Beware Lexology, Todd R. Overman, September 19, 2017 The level of devastation caused by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma in Texas and Florida, respectively, is estimated to have caused $150-200 billion in damages. With this … Continued

SAM Registration Waived for Some Hurricane Contractors

PTACs can help obtain expedited CAGE codes September 12, 2017 – Due to the emergency situation caused by the hurricanes, some contracting offices are using authority to waive the requirement for SAM registration per FAR 4.1102(a)(3)(iii) and part 18.102 in … Continued

Disaster Response Registry in SAM

GSA reminds contractors about this important contracting platform The US General Services Adminstration (GSA) reminds all contractors that when national emergencies or disasters such as floods and hurricanes occur, supplies and services need to be procured and rushed to the … Continued

SBA Seeking Input on Reducing Regulations

Public comments sought regarding regulations to repeal, replace, or modify On August 15, 2017, the US Small Business Administration (SBA) released a request for information (“RFI”) seeking input from the public as to which SBA regulations should be repealed, replaced, … Continued

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