• Bid Protests Challenging “Other Transaction Agreement” Procurements
    On May 31, 2018, GAO, for the first time, sustained a bid protest in connection with an “Other Transaction Agreement” (“OTA”). See Oracle America, Inc. B-416061, May 31, 2018, 2018 CPD ¶ ___.       → more
  • Joint Venture Agreements: Make a List and Check it Twice
    When the Government issues a procurement as a set aside for entities within a specified small business status program (e.g. SDVOSB, VOSB, EDWOSB, WOSB, 8(a), HUBZone, and small business), eligible companies may not have the capacity or experience to successfully compete for the work on their own.   → more
  • Should I File a Bid Protest at GAO?
    You were just notified by the government that your proposal, for an important government contract or task order that you were hoping to be awarded, was unsuccessful. The question that immediately jumps to your mind is “what, if anything, can I do to change this result?” The answer to that question depends on a number […] → more
  • VA Temporarily Suspending Incoming CVE SDVOSB Applications
    The VA OSDBU and Center for Verification and Evaluation (CVE) announced that on May 21, 2018, CVE will suspend its acceptance of applications submitted by companies seeking to become verified (or re-verified) as an SDVOSB for a period of approximately 30 days.     → more

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