Joint Ventures

SBA JV Agreements: Continued Awareness is Key to Avoiding Compliance Risks

Tue, November 22nd 2022
As many contractors have known for quite some time, the U.S. Small Business Administration (“SBA”) regulations provide detailed requirements for joint venture agreements, and failure to meet any of the regulatory requirements can disqualify a joint venture entirely. As for the practical ramifications for this failure, if a joint venture with a deficient joint venture...

DoD Issues Class Deviation on Small Biz Joint Ventures and SAM Registration

Thu, October 27th 2022
On October 26, 2022, John M. Tenaglia, Principal Director, Defense Pricing and Contracting, issued Class Deviation 2023-O0001 to direct contracting officers to use alternate procedures to verify small business joint venture offeror eligibility instead of using the System for Award Management (“SAM”). The Class Deviation takes effect on October 28, 2022 and remains in effect...

GAO: Small Biz Joint Ventures Can Use Member FCLs to Pursue DoD Contracts

Wed, October 13th 2021
In August, the Government Accountability Office (“GAO”) provided a boost for small business joint ventures (“JV”) that are pursuing defense contracts in holding that the plain language of the 2020 National Defense Authorization Act (“NDAA”) prohibits the Department of Defense (“DoD”) “from issuing solicitations that require a joint venture, rather than the members of the...

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Joshua Duvall
Shareholder, CISSP
Washington D.C.
Jon Levin
Shareholder
Huntsville
David Yang
Shareholder
Washington D.C.
J. Andrew Watson III
Shareholder
Huntsville | Washington D.C.
Nicholas P. Greer
Associate
Huntsville | Atlanta
Mary Ann Hanke
Associate
Huntsville | Atlanta
Chris Gonzalez-Tablada
Associate
Huntsville
Raymond L. Bell, Jr.
Shareholder
Mobile | Montgomery
Emily Chancey
Shareholder
Huntsville | Washington D.C.
Brad English
Shareholder
Huntsville | Washington D.C.

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