Anatomy of a Decision: DFARS Case 2015-D035

Anatomy of a Decision: DFARS Case 2015-D035

On April 30, 2019, a long-time exception to the use of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) clause 52.245-1 was removed. Now, small government contractors must comply with property management regulations usually reserved for the largest contractors. Large...
Jailhouse University

Jailhouse University

Jailhouse University is where petty criminals go to learn. The reality is that earning convictions in the age of security cameras and alarms systems still isn’t working. Sure, an arrest, but no convictions, so the revolving door of Jailhouse University churns...
Small Business Liaison Officer

Small Business Liaison Officer

A Small Business Liaison Officer (SBLO) usually works for a large government contractor. The SBLO plays the critical role of helping small businesses successfully win subcontracts. There is a problem though. These small subcontractors must comply with the same...
Help for Small Government Contractors

Help for Small Government Contractors

Small government contractors now have a simple way to comply with Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) Case 2015-D035 and the IUID/UII requirements of DFARS 252.211-7003 and 252.211-7007. In broad strokes, we are talking about Federal Acquisition...
DFARS Case 2015-D035

DFARS Case 2015-D035

On April 30, 2019, the Defense Acquisition Regulations System (DARS), Department of Defense (DoD), posted to the Federal Register a strict interpretation of DFARS 245.107(1)(i) to “require the use of Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) clause 52.245-1,...
National Police Week

National Police Week

National Police Week is an opportunity to say you care. It’s unfortunate that police and deputies don’t always feel supported by their communities, but it’s important for law enforcement professionals to know that the vast majority of us law-abiding...