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Quick on the Trigger – Period for Contractors to Comment on Past Performance Evaluations Will Shrink from 30 Days to 14 Days

By David Gallacher  Over the last few years, there has been a significant push to consolidate all contractor information into central locations, and also to ensure that all performance-related information is updated and current (allowing the government customers to have access to the latest and greatest information about how a contractor has performed). Two recent … Continue Reading

Deciphering the Alphabet Soup – FAPIIS, CPARS, and PPIRS; Don’t Look For All This In The FAR

By Bruce Shirk and David Gallacher In March 2010, the U.S. Government rolled out a new tool promised to provide a centralized source for all publicly available contractor past performance and integrity information – the Federal Performance and Integrity Information System (“FAPIIS”). We have written multiple times about it (in June 2010, March 2011, and … Continue Reading

FAPIIS: Update on Government FAPIIS Postings: Quick Contractor Reaction Required

By: W. Bruce Shirk Our previous discussions of the Federal Performance and Integrity Information System (“FAPIIS”) posted here in June 2010 and March 2011, urged contractors generally to manage affirmatively FAPIIS and, specifically, to:  (i) place a high priority on entry and updating of data into FAPIIS; (ii) take advantage of every opportunity to comment … Continue Reading

FAPIIS: An Update On The Integrity Database For Government Contractors

By Bruce Shirk We last discussed the Federal Awardee Performance and Integrity Information System (“FAPIIS”) in June 2010. We noted then that, as implemented, the rule gives rise to two questions:   Whether FAPIIS creates a risk of disclosure of source selection sensitive information under FOIA; and   Whether FAPIIS will be used when evaluating a contractor’s … Continue Reading

Size Does Matter – Impacts Of The Small Business Jobs Act Of 2010

By David S. Gallacher On September 27, 2010, President Obama signed into law the Small Business Jobs and Credit Act of 2010 (Pub. L. No. 111-240). The Act is intended to free up capital by providing tax cuts for small businesses (some of which are temporary) and to promote exports of U.S. products, all with a … Continue Reading
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