Whenever a new administration comes in, especially if it is of a different political party, new contracting directions and emphasis will occur. Which of the Trump administration contracting policies will remain, be strengthened, or eliminated by the Biden Administration, and what will replace them?
FEDERAL CONTRACTS: THE YEAR IN REVIEW Presented at Navigating Federal Government Contracts Northwest 2020, October 21-22, 2020 BY, JAMES F. NAGLE , OLES MORRISON RINKER & BAKER LLP (For a PDF version of Federal Contracts: The Year in Review, please click here.) I. NEW STATUTES A. THE NATIONAL […]
This fourth annual seminar, co-hosted by PNDC, AGC of WA, Washington PTAC, and Oles Morrison Rinker & Baker LLP, is designed to help navigate the rough seas of doing business with the federal government in the “new normal.” To register for this two half-day virtual seminar, please click here.
Save the Date October 21-22: Navigating Federal Government Contracts Northwest 2020 will be held virtually
Save the Date: Navigating Federal Government Contracts Northwest 2020 will be held virtually over (2) half-days, October 21-22. This fourth annual seminar, co-hosted by AGC of WA, Washington PTAC, Pacific Northwest Defense Coalition and Oles Morrison Rinker & Baker LLP, is designed to help you navigate the rough seas of doing business with the federal government in the “new normal.” Join nationally recognized practitioners who will cover topics relevant to government contractors across all industries.
The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program is designed to facilitate opportunities for small businesses to work with the Federal Government on research and development (R&D) projects. (Similarly, the Small Business Technology Transfer Program (STTR) facilitates public/private partnerships for R&D.) These programs are exceptional vehicles for bringing new technology to […]
Howard Roth to Speak at Upcoming Webinar on Department of Defense’s (DOD) New Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC)
The Department of Defense’s (DoD) New Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) released in early 2020, is a new tiered cybersecurity framework that all DoD contractors (both prime and subcontractors) will need to implement. The CMMC adds audits to assure compliance to one of 5 CMMC levels, depending on your contract […]
As this is a fast moving topic, please note that this article is current as at 03/30/20. On Friday March 27, President Trump signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. The Act includes a lifeline for small businesses fighting to keep workers on the payroll during the […]
In case you missed Thursday’s webinar on the Defense Production Act, you can view the presentation in it’s entirety here. Adam Lasky’s slides can be found here. The Defense Production Act (DPA) provides the federal government a means to prioritize and/or allocate critical materials, equipment and services in the private […]
The Defense Production Act (DPA) provides the federal government a means to prioritize and/or allocate critical materials, equipment and services in the private market in the interest of national defense. The power is generally exercised through the issuance of rated orders to government contractors, which come with significant additional compliance […]
The novel corona virus, COVID-19, is continuing to spread across the United States and the federal government’s response to the virus is still developing. The global spread of COVID-19 may have a significant impact on government contractors—contract schedule and performance may be impacted by a myriad of circumstances including a strain on the supply chain, closures of military bases or other federally operated locations, and workforce reductions from those who are sick or quarantined. In this uncertain time, government contractors should prepare for the potential impacts that COVID-19 may have on their current federal contracts.