Winding Down: COVID-19 Work Stoppages & Suspensions

Many contractors are facing work stoppages or suspensions because of COVID-19—especially where working from home is not feasible. This blog post aims to provide a little bit of clarity about work stoppages, suspensions, and the FAR’s excusable delays provision.

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COVID-19 & SBA 8(a) Program Suspensions: FAQs

If you are a government contractor participating in the Small Business Administration’s 8(a) Business Development Program, there is a good chance you received an email this week about COVID-19 and the SBA’s 8(a) suspension authority. What is this authority and, more importantly, how would suspension impact your 8(a) status? In this post, we aim to provide some answers to frequently asked questions about these suspensions.

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YouTube Tuesday: COVID-19 Contractors’ Toolkit: Top 4 Tips for Government Contractors

There are a lot of things in flux because of the ongoing spread of coronavirus–but there are at least four things every government contractor, large or small, can do right now to help weather the storm. Check out my YouTube video, a part of SmallGovCon and Koprince Law’s COVID-19 Contractors’ Toolkit, to learn more:

Keep watching the site for more useful information and updates for government contractors. Stay healthy and get in touch if you need legal assistance.

GovCon Basics: Common Procurement Methods and Terminology

The acronyms and terminology used in federal government contracting can be a labyrinth–one sadly devoid of David Bowie. In this post, I’ll clarify some of the common methods used for government procurements, the regulations defining them, and the terminology associated with them.

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YouTube Tuesday: Name That Contract! Bridge vs. Follow-On

Ever wondered about the differences between bridge and follow-on contracts? So have I! In this YouTube video, I walk you through what makes each kind of contract unique and how the difference could impact your business. Check it out below, or at our YouTube Channel:

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Too Late for Take-Backs: Ostensible Subcontractor Analysis Won’t Consider Post-Proposal Changes

In Warrior Service Company, LLC, SBA No. SIZ-6046 (Jan. 24, 2020), the SBA reminded small business contractors that it determines whether a contractor has violated the ostensible subcontractor rule as of the date of bid submission; SBA won’t consider any changes that come later.

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