Federal Acquisition Regulation

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

Privacy Training Now Required for Certain Contractors

December 30, 2016 New FAR Provisions Require Contractor Privacy Training Source: SmallGovCon, Steven Koprince, December 21, 2016 The FAR Council has published a final rule to require that certain contractor employees complete privacy training. The final rule requires privacy training … Continued

Contractors Need to Be Aware of All Contract Changes

December 28, 2016 Contractor Wins Claim for Additional Costs After Partial Termination by Government Source: Fox Rothschild LLP, The Federal Government Contracts & Procurement Blog, Nicholas T. Solosky, December 20, 2016 It is common for government contractors to file claims … Continued