Compliance

Federal Contractors (and Subs) to Certify Affirmative Action Program Compliance Starting March 31

Thu, February 10th 2022
Federal contractors and subcontractors will soon be required to certify, on an annual basis, to the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (“OFCCP”) that they have developed and maintained a written affirmative action program (“AAP”). On February 1, 2022, registration opened for the OFCCP AAP Verification Interface (“AAP-VI” or “Contractor Portal”) and, on March 31,...

SBA Implements the Runway Extension Act

Tue, December 17th 2019
President Trump signed into law the Small Business Runway Extension Act of 2018 on December 17th, 2018. The Act modified how the SBA calculates a business’ size for revenue-based size standards. The Act also increased the period of time used in the calculation of a firm’s receipts from three years to five. Regulations implementing the...

Medical Marijuana and the Drug-Free Workplace Act

Thu, October 17th 2019
Presently 33 states and the District of Columbia have enacted medical marijuana laws. While some of these laws have been on the books for several years, the impact on employers and company policies are still evolving. This issue has created confusion for federal contractors who are required to comply with the Drug-Free Workplace Act (DFWPA)...

Termination for Convenience

Thu, September 12th 2019
Most government contracts include a clause giving the government the right to terminate the contract, or any part thereof, for its sole convenience “when it is in the best interests of the government.” FAR Parts 49, 12, 13, and 31 establish the regulatory requirements for termination and settlement of government contracts. The mechanics are specific....

Other Transaction Agreements: Can You Protest?

Fri, August 16th 2019
OTA Overview The Department of Defense can issue Other Transaction Agreements (“OTA”) for research, prototypes, and production. 10 U.S.C. § 2371b. Research OTAs are available for basic, applied, and advanced research projects. The DoD may also acquire prototypes using OTAs. Production OTAs are only permitted where the government has previously acquired a prototype under an...

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Joshua Duvall
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