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Government Contractor News for February 21, 2018

Contractors Face Significant Security Threats CyberSecurity firm BitSight reported recently that government contracting firms face significant security threats that could put the nation’s security at risk. 5.6% of aerospace and defense contractors surveyed and 4.3% of technology contractors reported at least one breach since 2016. Healthcare contractors suffered the most, with 8% reporting issues since […]

GSA News & Commentary for Federal Contractors

GSA Expands Contractor Availability on One Acquisition Solution for Integrated Services Small Business (OASIS SB) Agencies now have 31 new ways to buy professional services, with a major addition to the small business side of OASIS. Available professional services include consulting, logistical, engineering, management, financial, and scientific services all under one contract. Read more about […]


New Year’s News for Government Contractors

Happy New Year from Randolph Law! We’re looking forward to helping you make 2018 your most successful year yet!  To start, we’ve put together a quick round up of the latest news for government contractors.  DARPA Makes $850M Services Contract Available for Bids The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has opened a 5-year, $850M […]

December GovCon News Roundup

The Year Ahead in the GovCon Sphere Jim McCarthy and a panel of GovCon industry experts recently speculated on anticipated changes for 2018. Click here to read the highlights from their discussion, including speculation on the NDAA, commercial acquisitions, and what the marketplace looks like for new firms looking to break into government contracting in […]

, , Government Contracting News & Notes for December 1st

2017 Bid Protest Annual Report The GAO recently published its 2017 Bid Protest Annual Report to Congress.There were 2,433 protests last year, down 7% as compared to FY2016, with a 17% sustain rate. According to the report, the most common reasons for sustaining a bid protest were: Unreasonable technical evaluation Unreasonable past performance evaluation Unreasonable cost […]

Important News & Notes for Government Contractors

New 8(a) Application Process Begins November 15th Perhaps the most exciting news this month is that the SBA’s streamlined 8(a) Business Development Program application process launches on November 15th. Firms that want to learn more about applying for 8(a) certification can click here to learn more about the new process and procedures for submitting their applications. […]


Avoiding Pitfalls in the 8(a) Application Process

I was recently invited to present a webinar on pitfalls in the 8(a) application process for Jennifer Schaus and her government contracts consulting firm, Jennifer Schaus & Associates. Here’s the full video:   Here’s a link to the powerpoint presentation. Trimming out everything else, the key take away is to read, re-read, and then read […]

July 2017 Government Contract Regulations Update

This month, there have been a few large regulatory updates and changes within the government contract world. Below, read up on the progress of the Regulatory Accountability Act’s journey through the House and the death of one of the final Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces provisions. Regulatory Accountability Act The bipartisan Regulatory Accountability Act is currently being […]