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Best Practices to Reduce Risk Factors Related to Government Contracting – Part 2

This is the second part 2 of a 2 part blog about government contracting best practices to reduce business organizational risk factors.  Today’s is for large business.  You can find the other one related to small businesses here. I have been … Continue reading

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FAR 22.12 May Make a Comeback

In 2001, times were good. The economy was, relatively speaking, doing well. Unemployment, according to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, was rising slightly, but manageable (it went from 4.2 to 5.7 that year). In February of that year (with … Continue reading

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PERSONAL Conflicts of Interest: A Rule You May Have Missed

As if corporate government contract compliance wasn’t difficult enough – security clearances, organizational conflicts of interest, post-government employment conflicts, corporate and agency non-disclosure agreements, cost accounting principles and standards… The list could go on for pages. Well, back in December, FAR … Continue reading

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Technology Takes Over DFARS – Proposed Rule on Commercial Items

DoD is proposing to amend the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to simplify prescriptions for provisions and clauses that are applicable to the acquisition of commercial items and to specify flowdown of clauses to commercial subcontracts. As posted on … Continue reading

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MATOCs – know them and love (?) them

The government certainly likes acronyms.  Have you ever taken a look around to see what is out there? Google “federal government acronyms” = 2,870,000 The first couple results can be staggering.  www.usa.gov provides the Reference Center and General Government including … Continue reading

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What is an “ADEQUATE” Proposal?

The Department of Defense looks to give contractors a way to more easily determine whether the proposal is adequate. In a proposed rule, the DOD plans to add a checklist to the DFARS (https://federalregister.gov/a/2011-30907). This proposed rule supports one of … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays – the New Year Approacheth

Incurred Cost submission time is fast approaching (as well as some much needed down time for many government contractors).  On the other side of the new year is the great unknown, the void of time in man a compliance and … Continue reading

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