Weekly Update for Government Contractors and Commercial Businesses – June 20, 2024

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 . Podcasts: Listen to PilieroMazza’s podcasts GovCon Live!  here  and Clocking in with PilieroMazza  here .   GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS Broken Promises: The Government’s Ability to Trick Contractors and Get Away With It (Maybe), PilieroMazza Blog, Isaias “Cy” Alba, IVRyan Boonstra As the government embraced the digital age in the years after COVID-19, its need for new software and . . . Read More

Weekly Update for Government Contractors and Commercial Businesses – June 13, 2024

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 . Podcasts: Listen to PilieroMazza’s podcasts GovCon Live!  here  and Clocking in with PilieroMazza  here .   GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS 2024 Chambers USA Ranks PilieroMazza’s Government Contracts Group as “Highly Regarded” Nationwide, PilieroMazza News PilieroMazza  is delighted to share that the 2024 edition of  Chambers USA  recognizes the Firm’s  Government Contracts Group  with the highest nationwide ranking. This is the Group’s . . . Read More

Weekly Update for Government Contractors and Commercial Businesses – June 6, 2024

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 . Podcasts: Listen to PilieroMazza’s podcasts GovCon Live!  here  and Clocking in with PilieroMazza  here .   GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS The SBA Is Unveiling New Credit Lines of up to $5 Million to Fund Small Businesses, CNBC The U.S. Small Business Administration plans to unveil new government-backed credit lines of up to $5 million for small . . . Read More

Weekly Update for Government Contractors and Commercial Businesses – May 30, 2024

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 . Podcasts: Listen to PilieroMazza’s podcasts GovCon Live!  here  and Clocking in with PilieroMazza  here .   GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS Small Business Administration (SBA) Office of Inspector General (OIG) Reports: 7(a) Loan Approval for Borrowers with Unresolved COVID-19 Pandemic Loan Compliance Issues: On May 21, SBA’s OIG issued an inspection report assessing SBA’s 7(a) loan approval . . . Read More

Weekly Update for Government Contractors and Commercial Businesses – May 23, 2024

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 . Podcasts: Listen to PilieroMazza’s podcasts GovCon Live!  here  and Clocking in with PilieroMazza  here .   GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS Sustainable Procurement: A Closer Look at the New Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), PilieroMazza Client Alert In recent years, the U.S. government made sustainability a priority in its procurement practices. To accomplish this goal, the FAR . . . Read More

Sustainable Procurement: A Closer Look at the New Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR)

In recent years, the U.S. government made sustainability a priority in its procurement practices. To accomplish this goal, the FAR Council published a new final rule (Rule), primarily addressing sustainability practices and enforcing agency obligations to procure sustainable products and services. Below, PilieroMazza highlights key aspects of the Rule and outlines potential challenges and opportunities for federal government contractors. The Rule On April 22, 2024, the FAR Council published a new rule that takes effect today, May 22, 2024, focused on sustainable procurement . . . Read More

Weekly Update for Government Contractors and Commercial Businesses – May 16, 2024

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 . Podcasts: Listen to PilieroMazza’s podcasts GovCon Live!  here  and Clocking in with PilieroMazza  here .   GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS 2024 Super Lawyers® Distinguishes 12 PilieroMazza Attorneys for Legal Excellence, PilieroMazza News Twelve  PilieroMazza  attorneys from various practice groups— Government ContractsConstructionLabor & Employment , and  Litigation & Dispute Resolution —are distinguished with a listing in the 2024 publication of Super Lawyers®  for outstanding legal . . . Read More

Weekly Update for Government Contractors and Commercial Businesses – May 9, 2024

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 . Podcasts: Listen to PilieroMazza’s podcasts GovCon Live!  here  and Clocking in with PilieroMazza  here .   LABOR & EMPLOYMENT Clocking in with PilieroMazza: FTC Non-Compete Ban Attacked by Businesses: What You Need to Know, PilieroMazza Podcast, Nichole D. AtallahSarah L. Nash . Click  here  to access the podcast.  Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Final Rule: Non-Compete Clause (Non-competes) Rule On . . . Read More

Impact of 11th Circuit’s Sovereign Immunity Waiver Decision on Tribally-Owned Businesses in SBA’s 8(a) Program

On May 1, 2024, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit issued a sweeping decision impacting sovereign immunity for tribally-owned government contractors. The first-of-its-kind appellate decision concludes that by participating in the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) 8(a) Business Development Program (8(a) Program), tribally-owned entities waive sovereign immunity as to virtually all—if not all—claims connected in any way to the entity’s 8(a) Program participation, regardless of the tenuous nature of the connection. Tribally-owned government contractors should adjust their . . . Read More

Weekly Update for Government Contractors and Commercial Businesses – May 2, 2024

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 . Podcasts: Listen to PilieroMazza’s podcasts GovCon Live!  here  and Clocking in with PilieroMazza  here .   LABOR & EMPLOYMENT FTC Non-Compete Ban Attacked by Businesses: What You Need to Know about the Ban, PilieroMazza Client Alert, Nichole D. AtallahSarah L. Nash On April 23, 2024, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced a final rule banning employers from enforcing . . . Read More