Government Procurement Contracts are governed by the Federal Acquisition
Regulation which is complex and multifaceted. It also has over 2000 pages.
The entire purpose behind the Federal Acquisition Regulation is to maintain
competitive, transparent, and consistent. Congress updates it every year. The Federal Acquisition Regulation applies
to all agencies in the Executive Branch of the U.S. Government (Department
of Defense, Department of State, Department of Veterans Affairs, etc).
The Small Business Administration offers
help in learning your obligations, as a small business or an independent contractor,
under the Federal Acquisition Regulation. But, if you need legal advice
that requires further legal research, you may want to contract an attorney
who practices in Government Procurement Law; an attorney who will work
for you to ensure that the Federal Acquisition Regulation will protect
The Federal Practice Group is ready to assist you in
Contract compliance management. FAR places numerous requirements on each business that contracts with
Contract changes. Sometimes the Government or you need to make post-award changes.
Inspection and Testing. Often, the Government requirements for testing and inspection are expensive
and cause delays.
Claims. Sometimes you may have to file a claim with the contracting officer to
assert your rights.
Equitable Price Adjustments. If you realize that you are operating at a loss, the FAR provides remedies.
EPA is one of them.
Prompt Payment Act
Service Contract Act
Safety Standards Act
Timely appeals of unfavorable decisions made by contracting officers. To preserve your
rights, you may be forced to request relief at the
Armed Services Board for Contract Appeals or
Civilian Board of Contract Appeals.
Cure Notices. Notice from the Government that your contract may be terminated.
us today to schedule a free interview to address your concerns. This general
information is not legal advice. It is designed for educational purposes only.