May 15, 2020

On May 11, 2020, the U.S. Small Business Administration ("SBA") published its long-awaited final rule amending its regulations for the Procurement Program for Women-Owned Small Business Concerns (the "WOSB Program"). We previously discussed SBA's proposed rule here.

Specifically, the final rule implements a certification requirement for small businesses who want to compete for WOSB Program set-aside contracts, sole source contracts, and awards under multiple award contrac...

March 19, 2020

In summer 2020, woman-owned small businesses ("WOSB") and economically disadvantaged woman-owned small businesses ("EDWOSB") will be required to obtain a third-party certification to be eligible for set-asides under the Small Business Administration's ("SBA") WOSB Contracting Program.

The SBA expects to publish a final rule that enacts the statutory requirement––from the 2015 National Defense Authorization Act––on June 30, 2020, and will be effective 30 days later.  Once the changes take eff...

May 31, 2019

On May 31, the Department of Defense (DoD) issued a proposed rule to implement section 852 of the FY 2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) (Pub. L. 115-232) by amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to provide accelerated payments to small business contractors and subcontractors.

"Specifically, section 852 requires DoD, to the fullest extent permitted by law, to establish an accelerated payment date for small business contractors, with a goal of 15 days a...

May 14, 2019

Today, May 14, the Small Business Administration published a proposed rule to require certification of Women-Owned Small Business Concerns (WOSB) and Economically Disadvantaged Women-Owned Small Business Concerns (EDWOSB) participating in the section 8(m) WOSB Program.

A few notable items include:

– certification applies to only those businesses who want to compete for set-aside or sole source contracts under the 8(m) Program

– SBA will provide an electronic application process (free)

– third-par...

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Welcome to GovConJudicata an informational blog/website focusing on government contracts issues, including bid protests (e.g., GAO, COFC), claims, disputes, SBA matters, compliance, regulatory, and cyber (e.g., DFARS, NIST SP 800-171, CMMC).

GovConJudicata is published by Joshua Duvall, managing partner at Matross Edwards, a law firm providing government contracts and cybersecurity legal services to small and mid-sized businesses.

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