Category Archives: Regulations

When The Web is Mad – Beware

So, you can’t really go anywhere without seeing some sort of darkened website or piece of a website today related to the SOPA and PIPA acts working there way through Congress.  The web is mad – and apparently they are … Continue reading

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FAR Updates for the New Year

The FAR Councils issued FAC 2005-55 with seven rules earlier this week. Most of the changes were administrative in nature (website updates to reflect SAM instead of CCR and ORCA, etc), but there was one substantive change.  FAR 52.209-9 regarding publicly … Continue reading

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Do YOU “Make too Much” as a Government Contractor?

Congress is poised to reduce how much the government pays defense contractors as reimbursement for the salaries they give their employees.  The government has a cap on how much it will pay for salaries of each defense contractor’s top five … Continue reading

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Jobs Jobs Jobs…

There has been a lot of discussion about jobs lately.  Apple CEO Steve Jobs resigned his position.  Many American workers don’t have a job.  There was a collective sigh across the country as a presidential address about jobs preempted early prime … Continue reading

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Size Makes a Difference in Government Contracting – a BIG Difference

In 2007, the Small Business Administration began the process of reviewing and updating size standards based on industry-specific data. Before this, the last overall review of size standards occurred more than 25 years ago. Under provisions in the Small Business … Continue reading

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DOD and DOE Falling Short… Change is Coming

I noticed that the long-awaited www.performance.gov was finally released to the public and couldn’t help but to take a browse through the information it has started to provide.  I have been a long-time fan of transparency from sites similar to … Continue reading

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The Business System Rule

Allow me to play a little devil’s advocate here.  I have seen a lot of action on the contractor side as many companies scramble to either put in place or guard against what they think is going to happen from … Continue reading

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