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P3 Legislation in Florida - Public Private Partnerships

On September 24-25, Miami-Dade County held a P3 Institute entitled “The P3 Pipeline: A Forum for the Private Sector.” Among the topics discussed at the Institute was a measure currently before the… 247 more words

DoD Issues Targeted Class Deviation Updating Recently Adopted Cybersecurity DFARS Clauses

Last week, on October 8th, DoD issued a class deviation replacing DFARS 252.204-7012 and 252.204-2008 with revised clauses that give covered contractors up to nine (9) months (from the date of contract award or modification incorporating the new clause(s)) to satisfy the requirement for “multifactor authentication for local and network access” found in Section 3.5.3 of National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)  974 more words


SBA rules and women win

A few weeks ago (and I’m just learning about it!) the Small Business Administration issued a final rule that hopes to put a big “W” in the win column for women-owned small businesses. 438 more words

Legal News

The Small Entity Compliance Guide; A Sheep in Sheep’s Clothing

So I’m rummaging through emails and come across a notice of a FAR update and see something called a “Small Entity Compliance Guide.”  “Great,” I thought, “finally someone is trying to get information to small businesses about what they need to do to comply with the various government contracting regulations that get dumped on them from time to time.”  Then I kept looking and, much to my dismay, what should appear but the Federal Acquisition Circular that has been published yea these many years with a new title.  131 more words

Government Contracting

Open season on debarments in federal court?

LAW360 is reporting here (subscription required) that the VA was recently sued for failing to consider mitigation, remediation and separation of affiliation arising in a suspension matter. 351 more words


Making a Claim against a Payment Bond Posted by a General Contractor or Sub-Contractor

In construction projects that are performed either on behalf of a municipality or a state agency, a general contractor and potentially a sub-contractor are typically required to post payment and/or performance bonds with the county or municipality. 433 more words


HARRIS CORPORATION: Maker of Stingray Spy Tech Awarded More than $430-Million in Government Contracts in August

By Cheri Roberts of Challenging the Rhetoric and Cheri Speak 

Harris Corporation, maker of the now cat-out-of-the-bag “secret” cell-phone spying device known as, Stingray, has a huge client in the United States Government raking in millions upon million in contracts. 249 more words