Has Your SAM Registration Been Hacked?

GSA released a memo on 03/22 , after they discovered that  information in SAM had been hacked -  some contractors registered in SAM have had their bank account information altered, so that contract … [Read more...]

What is a ‘J&A’ Document?

A Justification and Approval (J&A) document is required if the Contracting Officer needs to award a contract without competition. Federal Acquisition Regulation #6.302 lists the circumstances … [Read more...]

Small-Business Set-Asides – Limits on Subcontracting

If a contract is a small business set-aside, the small business must perform a certain percentage of the work themselves - Federal Acquisitions limit how much of the work can be subcontracted. FAR … [Read more...]

Regulations Encourage Communication with Industry

  Before the Formal Solicitation is Posted At the beginning of the procurement process, any communication with industry is considered market research.(FAR Part 10), which can help the … [Read more...]

Agencies Track Your Contract Performance – Part Two

In an earlier blog we discussed the Contractor Performance Assessment Reporting System, or CPARS, which is used to document how well you meet the deliverables of an awarded contract. Agencies must … [Read more...]

Federal Contract Regulations (FAR)

If you are interested in doing business with the Federal Government, you must be aware of the specific regulations that apply. The Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) ensure that purchases are made … [Read more...]