Recent Small Business Administration (SBA) legislation has increased the regulation and the resulting penalties for companies not in compliance with the small business programs. The unexpected suspension of GTSI Corp. last fall and the extensive corrective action required to lift the suspension serves amongst a number of examples of SBA non-compliance situations that caught the attention of many government contractors and indicated that the SBA would begin scrutinizing and enforcing its regulations in a manner not previously seen.
Government contractors have a number of simple steps which they can take to protect themselves and ensure their compliance with SBA regulations. Venable attorneys and SC&H consultants who routinely deal with small business teaming agreements and the SBA regulations will provide their unique insight on how government contractors can protect themselves.
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