New Rules Governing Size Recertifications for Small Businesses – What You Need to Know Before Entering Into a Joint Venture

Recently published in Set-Aside Alert,  click here to download article . On October 2, 2013, the SBA published its final rule amending the regulations pertaining to its policies and procedures for setting aside, partially setting aside, and reserving Multiple Award Contracts for small business concerns.  See 78 Fed. Reg. 61114 (Oct. 2, 2013).  This final rule formalizes many of the SBA’s policies regarding when a small business must recertify its size for a multiple award or long-term contract.  See 13 C.F.R. § 121.404 (effective Dec. . . . Read More

“Military Contract Appeals Board Case Shows Risks of Fraud,” LAW360 article by Cy Alba

The Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals recently found that Dongbuk R&U Engineering Co. Ltd. was not entitled to payment for the services performed due to alleged fraudulent conduct of at least one of the company’s officers. This should come as no surprise in the current economic environment, but the degree to which such scrutiny can impact a firm’s ongoing business may raise some eyebrows, says Isaias Alba of PilieroMazza PLLC. Click here to download Cy Alba’s LAW360 Article from September 20, . . . Read More