For small and large businesses alike, joint venturing and prime/subcontractor teaming on federal contracts can bring powerful benefits. But the rules governing teaming and JVs can be complex, and in focusing on compliance, sometimes best practices can get lost in the shuffle.
On April 20 through 22, please join me and Nicole Pottroff for a special, three-part course on joint ventures and prime/subcontractor teaming, hosted by Govology. We’ll cover the key compliance rules in plain English, dispel common myths, and discuss best practices to help your teaming documents go beyond bare-bones compliance. It’s easy to register: just click here.
My colleague Steven Koprince and I will be providing a Government Contracts Legal Update 2021 in cooperation with The University of Texas at San Antonio Institute for Economic Development PTAC. We will provide a comprehensive update on the most important government contracting legal changes of late 2020 and the first months of 2021.
The event will take place on April 13 from 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM (CDT). Be sure to check out the registration link if you are interested!
In late 2019, the SBA issued a final rule, making several changes to the HUBZone program. Join us as we discuss these changes as well as SBA’s related guidance and provide an overview of the HUBZone program’s requirements, including:
Ownership, control, and other HUBZone eligibility criteria.
Benefits: HUBZone set-asides, sole-source contracts, and price preference.
The principal office rule and why it may not be your headquarters.
The 35% employee rule and the “attempt to maintain” standard.
Who qualifies as an employee and what happens if they move.
The clear line of fracture standard.
Maintaining compliance in a changing landscape.
If you’re a HUBZone concern trying to navigate these uncharted waters or have thought about obtaining HUBZone certification in the future, this webinar is for you. Register here.
The last few months have seen a whirlwind of changes in the government contracting rules for small businesses–everything from rules governing joint ventures to WOSB certification to the requirement for government-wide SDVOSB verification, and much more.
If your head is spinning trying to keep up with all the recent changes, I’m here to help! On March 11, I’ll present a plain-English overview of some of the most important small business changes as part of the Alliance Northwest Conference.
Alliance is one of my favorite annual events, and it’s all-virtual this year–so even if you aren’t located in the Pacific Northwest, you should check it out. Hope to “see” you there!
The rules for small businesses, 8(a)s, SDVOSBs/VOSBs, WOSBs/EDWOSBs and HUBZones have changed a lot in recent months, and more changes are on the horizon in 2021! On February 4, please join me and and Steven Koprince as we cover these important changes, in an online session hosted by The Catalyst Center for Business & Entrepreneurship. Please click here for the registration information. Hope to see you there!
While it’s always exciting to look to a new year, moving on from 2020 will be especially meaningful. However, there were a number of important updates to federal contracting rules in 2020 that we were excited to share with our readers.
We wish our readers a happy and healthy start to 2021! We’ll continue to keep you up to date on all matters federal contracting.
As you make your plans for 2021, be sure to mark down Pub K’sAnnual Year In Review. I’m excited to be part of a panel on small business contracting! There are other helpful panels on items ranging from claims to cybersecurity from January 25 through 28, so take a look at the entire schedule.
I’ll be speaking at 3 pm eastern on January 27. The event is free to the public. Check the site for details on how to register.