Weekly Update for Government Contractors and Commercial Businesses – November 22, 2021

If you have questions concerning the content below, please visit this link . Upcoming Events: Register to attend PilieroMazza’s upcoming events here . Recent Thought Leadership: Check out PilieroMazza’s recent client alerts and blogs here . GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS GSA Polaris and the New SCRM Requirements: Supply Chain Risk May Put Your Proposal at Risk, November 22, 2021, Cy Alba With the release of GSA Polaris around the corner, one looming issue remains: Contractors may lose out on an award or, perhaps worse, they may find themselves without . . . Read More

Weekly Update for Government Contractors and Commercial Businesses – November 10, 2021

If you have questions concerning the content below, please visit this link . Upcoming Events: Register to attend PilieroMazza’s upcoming events here . Recent Thought Leadership: Check out PilieroMazza’s recent client alerts and blogs here . LABOR & EMPLOYMENT COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing: Critical Implications of OSHA’s ETS for Federal Government Contractors, November 5, 2021, Nichole Atallah , Sarah Nash , Sara Nasseri , and Matt Stokes On November 4, 2021, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) published its long-awaited COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Emergency Temporary Standards (ETS) for covered private employers, including . . . Read More

Weekly Update for Government Contractors and Commercial Businesses – October 29, 2021

If you have questions concerning the content below, please visit this link . Upcoming Events: Register to attend PilieroMazza’s upcoming events here . Recent Thought Leadership: Check out PilieroMazza’s recent client alerts and blogs here . LABOR & EMPLOYMENT DOD Guidance for COVID-19 Vaccination Attestation, Screening Testing, and Vaccination Verification The Department of Defense published a memorandum that provides updated guidance for implementing additional force health protection and workplace safety measures as directed by the Safer Federal Workforce Task Force regarding COVID-19. Read more here . Related . . . Read More

PilieroMazza Submits Comments on Barriers Facing Small Businesses Contracting with DOD

On October 25, 2021, PilieroMazza ―a business law firm serving clients in the government contract and commercial business sectors―submitted comments on barriers facing small businesses contracting with the Department of Defense (DOD). This submission embodies PilieroMazza’s continued commitment to small businesses operating across the government contracting arena. View our full submission here . If you have questions or need assistance, please contact Meghan Leemon ( mleemon@pilieromazza.com ) or Sam Finnerty ( sfinnerty@pilieromazza.com ), or another member of PilieroMazza’s Government Contracts Group .

Weekly Update for Government Contractors and Commercial Businesses – October 25, 2021

If you have questions concerning the content below, please visit this link . Upcoming Events: Register to attend PilieroMazza’s upcoming events here . Recent Thought Leadership: Check out PilieroMazza’s recent client alerts and blogs here . BUSINESS & TRANSACTIONS PilieroMazza’s GovCon M&A Team Advises MicroTech on Sale of Subsidiary Defined Technologies to Comcast Corporation, October 18, 2021 PilieroMazza is proud to announce that the Firm advised client MicroTechnologies, LLC (DBA MicroTech) in the successful sale of its subsidiary, Defined Technologies, to Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ: CMCSA). Leading the . . . Read More

PilieroMazza’s GovCon M&A Team Advises MicroTech on Sale of Subsidiary Defined Technologies to Comcast Corporation

TYSONS CORNER, VA – OCTOBER 18, 2021: PilieroMazza , a business law firm serving government contractors and commercial businesses, is proud to announce that the Firm advised client MicroTechnologies, LLC (DBA MicroTech) in the successful sale of its subsidiary, Defined Technologies, to Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ: CMCSA).  Leading the legal transaction team was Government Contracts partner, Isaias “Cy” Alba , joined by PilieroMazza Mergers & Acquisitions attorneys Dave Shafer and Michael Thurmond .  Commenting on the sale, Cy remarked, “This transaction is advantageous for all parties involved, MicroTech will continue focusing on its core . . . Read More

PilieroMazza Litigators Score Major Win for Tribally Owned Government Contractor

Attorneys from PilieroMazza ’s Litigation & Dispute Resolution Group scored a major win on a motion to dismiss for a tribally owned government contractor and its employees facing complex trade secrets, non-compete/non-solicitation, and tortious interference litigation related to the award of a federal contract.  The team, led by Practice Group Chair Matt Feinberg , included contributions from attorneys in the Firm’s Government Contracts and Labor & Employment practice groups.  “We couldn’t be more pleased for our clients, who were completely exonerated,” said Matt.  “The fact that our defense strategy combined efforts of attorneys . . . Read More

Govcon Giants Podcast: Meghan Leemon Offers Insights on SBA’s Suspension of Bona Fide Place of Business Requirements for 8(a) Construction Contracts

Govcon Giants’ podcast host Eric Coffie recently spoke with PilieroMazza ’s Meghan Leemon where she offered insights on the all-new, effective immediately, SBA policy to suspend bona fide place of business requirements for 8(a) construction contracts.  Meghan covers what is a bona fide office, why was it created, and how it impacts small businesses.  The discussion also goes into other rules and changes recently implemented that may affect small business government contractors.  Visit the link below to hear the full podcast. Meghan is . . . Read More

Weekly Update for Government Contractors and Commercial Businesses – September 30, 2021

If you have questions concerning the content below, please visit this link . Upcoming Events: Register to attend PilieroMazza’s upcoming events here . Recent Thought Leadership: Check out PilieroMazza’s recent client alerts and blogs here . LABOR & EMPLOYMENT New Vaccine Mandate Guidance Issued for Federal Contractors: 5 Things You Need to Know, September 27, 2021, Nichole Atallah , Sarah Nash , and Matthew Stokes On September 24, 2021, the Safer Federal Workforce Task Force (Task Force) issued much-anticipated guidance (Guidance) regarding President Biden’s Executive Order 14042, Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal . . . Read More

Washington Business Journal: PilieroMazza’s Cy Alba Discusses How DCSA’s Rejection of an SBA Facility Clearance Regulation Impacts Small Businesses

In the excerpt below from the Washington Business Journal article “What the DCSA’s Rejection of an SBA Regulation Means for Your Business,” PilieroMazza ’s Cy Alba , a partner in the Firm’s Government Contracts Group , discusses how the Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency’s refusal to follow a new Small Business Administration facility clearance mandate impacts small businesses, joint ventures, and the overall federal marketplace. To view the full article, please visit this link . On November 16, 2020, a slew of Small Business Administration (SBA) regulations . . . Read More