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SBA Creates Universal Mentor-Protege Program

In a Final Rule issued on July 25, 2016, the Small Business Administration (SBA) made changes to its regulations pertaining to mentor-protege arrangements between large and small U.S. Government contractors. Effective today (August 24, 2016), the Final Rule establishes a universal, Government-wide mentor-protege program available to all types of small business concerns.  Previously, the SBA…
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More Flexibility for Small Business Contractors

On May 31, 2016, the Small Business Administration (SBA) issued a Final Rule in the Federal Register that provides many long overdue regulatory updates and clarifications relating to small businesses engaged in U.S. Government contracting. The Final Rule was originally proposed by the SBA in the Federal Register on December 29, 2014. It primarily addresses…
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Important New Rule for Small Business Government Contractors

In the Federal Register today, the FAR Council issued an interim rule with immediate effect that will provide significant benefits to small businesses that provide products and services to the federal government. Pursuant to Section 1331 of the Small Business Jobs Act of 2010, the FAR has been changed to provide for small business set-asides…
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