Weekly Update for Government Contractors and Commercial Businesses – February 29, 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 Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Council: Final Rule: FAR, Trade Agreements Thresholds: On February 23, the Department of Defense, General Services Administration, and National Aeronautics and Space Administration published a Final Rule amending the FAR to incorporate . . . Read More

Weekly Update for Government Contractors and Commercial Businesses – February 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 .   CORPORATE & ORGANIZATIONAL GOVERNANCE The Corporate Transparency Act: Updates, Requirements, and Enforcement for Small Businesses, PilieroMazza Client Alert, Isaias “Cy” Alba, IVAbigail “Abby” L. Baker , Paul H. Tracy The Corporate Transparency Act (CTA) has been a hot topic for small business owners since its inception. . . . Read More

The Corporate Transparency Act: Updates, Requirements, and Enforcement for Small Businesses

The Corporate Transparency Act (CTA) has been a hot topic for small business owners since its inception. As we approach its effective date on January 1, 2024, it’s crucial to understand CTA’s implications for small businesses. Below, attorneys in PilieroMazza ’s Business & Transactions Group offer guidance to small business owners and their senior officers on CTA compliance and potential criminal and monetary penalties for failure to report information required by the CTA. PilieroMazza attorneys will also present “Understanding the Corporate Transparency Act: Implications and . . . Read More

Weekly Update for Government Contractors and Commercial Businesses – February 15, 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 Rule of Two Changes: OMB Memo Aims to Make Rule of Two Apply to Task and Delivery Orders and SBA’s Proposed Rules, Coming Soon, Will Shape the Future Procurement Landscape, PilieroMazza Blog,   Isaias “Cy” Alba, IV , Annie B. . . . Read More

Weekly Update for Government Contractors and Commercial Businesses – February 8, 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 Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Council Notice:  Small Business Size Rerepresentation On February 1, the General Services Administration, Department of Defense, and National Aeronautics and Space Administration published a Notice and request for comments about the . . . Read More

Weekly Update for Government Contractors and Commercial Businesses – February 1, 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 Focus on SBA’s SBIC Program, Part 3: Demystifying the Intricacies of the SBIC Application Process, PilieroMazza Blog, Isaias “Cy” Alba, IVRobert Troiano The Small Business Investment Company (SBIC) program is emerging as a powerful financial tool for small business . . . Read More

Forgiveness Denied: Protecting Your Rights During the PPP Loan Appeal Process

In 2020, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act established the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). Under the PPP, eligible businesses could receive loans for support through unprecedented times. Loan forgiveness was all but promised by not only lenders processing the loans, but the Small Business Administration (SBA) which was tasked with implementing the program. With SBA planning to claw-back PPP loans for years to come, borrowers should be aware of how to protect their rights when appealing a . . . Read More

February 14 Deadline: Employers Must Inform Current and Former Employees of Void California Non-Competes or Face Unfair Competition Violations

Companies with California employees who are subject to non-competes have a fast-approaching deadline of February 14, 2024, to notify those individuals that these agreements are void or risk legal liability under a new California law.  While California has long been hostile to non-compete agreements and other restrictive covenants, the legislature passed an amendment to Section 16600 of the Business and Professions Code mandating California employers send written notice to current and certain former employees that their non-compete clauses or agreements . . . Read More

Weekly Update for Government Contractors and Commercial Businesses – January 25, 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 Good News for Pandemic-Related Government Contract Claims: McCarthy HITT – Next NGA West JV, PilieroMazza Blog, Lauren Brier , Annie B. Hudgins On December 20, 2023, the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals (the Board) denied the government’s . . . Read More

Weekly Update for Government Contractors and Commercial Businesses – January 18, 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 Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Council Proposed Rule: Limitations on Subcontracting Revisions On January 17, the Department of Defense, General Services Administration, and National Aeronautics and Space Administration published a Proposed Rule amending the FAR and . . . Read More