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Waiver of the SBA 8(a) 2 year rule

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For those applying for the SBA 8(a) Business Development program, you have heard of the 2 year rule. In this article I will be discussing the 5 steps an individual needs to take to waive the 2 year rule. 231 more words

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Are Public Sector Contracts Doomed To Fail?

The issues that forced the resignation of US Health Secretary Mary Sebelius are just one example of the complex challenges facing those in the health service today. 478 more words

Contract / Commercial Management

Due Diligence Can Save Companies Double The Work In Bidding For Federal Contracts

Over the past few years, industry watchers have seen a trend in government contracting.

The federal government is asking for more information from potential bidders, even for a Request For Information. 346 more words

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The hedge fund that thinks it can succeed where a criminal investigation stalled

The New York hedge fund NML Capital hopes an Argentine embezzlement scandal is the key to its own fortune.

NML has been engaged in a very public legal dispute… 469 more words

Hares and hounds

Well I’m back! Lovely time in my home City. Some of my strolling along the Thames was thwarted though thanks to the smog we had. Saharan sand? 323 more words

Chief Executive

Bloomberg Cuts through the Government Contract Maze

Bloomberg’s Government Spending module <BGS> is an important new tool designed to measure the effect of US contracts on a company’s outlook. Based on data from the 500 largest US Federal Government contract holders, the module displays prime contract orders for a company based on obligations posted by U.S. 127 more words

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Amendments to the Cook County Procurement Code and Ordinances

On March 12, 2014 and effective March 12, 2014, Cook County adopted/approved several significant changes to its Procurement Ordinance, Section 34-120 et seq.  Of particular note are sections mandating prompt payment to subcontractors (Sections 34-164 and 34-165) and imposing penalties for failure to meet MBE/WBE commitments (Sections 34-175 and 34-176) .   

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