The Trade Agreements Act (or TAA) is applicable to a wide array of federal government contracts. Wondering how it might apply to you? In this video, I describe the TAA and how it applies to federal contractors:
Joint ventures and small business subcontracting are two issues near and dear to the hearts of many small business federal contractors. Well, the Federal Acquisition Regulation will soon be updated with respect to both of these topics. The new rules will align with SBA’s rules and remove any inconsistencies. Let’s dive in!Continue reading
Newly passed changes to the Paycheck Protection Program are designed to make it easier for small businesses to have their loans forgiven.
The Paycheck Protection Program has been around since the end of March and provides funds for small businesses to retain employees and keep operating during the global coronavirus pandemic. If used properly, the business should have all or a portion of the loan forgiven. The new law eases some of the restrictions on how that money can be spent.Continue reading
In a recent YouTube video, we discussed how the federal government calculates business size. Today’s video provides additional information on how to calculate the size of your business through annual receipts:
For more information, check out Volume 2 of the Koprince Law, LLC GovCon Handbooks Series, SBA Small Business Size and Affiliation Rules, or contact us here.
Attorney-client privilege is a cornerstone of the American legal system. It protects conversations between an attorney and their client from disclosure during litigation. The goal of this protection is to allow an attorney to provide the best representation possible by protecting client communications from being later leveraged during litigation. Sometimes, however, invocation of attorney-client privilege protections can be complicated by required disclosures. But federal contractors are required to notify the government about various circumstances that may impact their role as contractors. What if there is a conflict between mandatory government disclosures and attorney-client privilege? In a recent decision, the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals was asked to determine whether certain mandatory disclosures under the FAR waived attorney client privilege.Continue reading