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GSA Releases Final Rule on Transactional Data Reporting

The U.S. General Services Administration has released its final rule on transactional data reporting. The final rule requires that GSA Federal Supply Schedules (FSS) contractor holders, Governmentwide Acquisition Contracts (GWAC) holders, and Governmentwide indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract holders submit eleven transactional data points to GSA on a monthly basis. The rule does not apply to VA FSS contracts. Continue reading GSA Releases Final Rule on Transactional Data Reporting

Information on Corporate Contractor Performance and Integrity

The Department of Defense, General Services Administration, and National Aeronautics and Space Administration issued a final rule on March 7, 2016, that requires offerors to disclose within the Federal Awardee Performance and Integrity Information System (FAPIIS) information on any parent, subsidiary, or successor entities that held a Federal contract or grant within the last three years.   Continue reading Information on Corporate Contractor Performance and Integrity

Federal Acquisition Regulation: Expansion of Applicability of Senior Executive Compensation Benchmark

Effective May 30, 2014, the DoD, GSA, and NASA adopted as final an interim rule that updates FAR 31.205-6(p), “Limitation on allowability of compensation for certain contractor personnel.”

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GovCon Research Report: Volume 2, Issue 4

October – December 2013

Berkeley Research Group’s Government Contracts Advisory Services (GCAS) practice keeps its clients up to date on the latest regulatory developments affecting the government contracts industry.

The seventh edition of the GovCon Research Report summarizes the critical regulatory and compliance issues contractors faced in the fourth calendar quarter of 2013. The issues are summarized by the following key subject-matter areas

  •  National Defense Authorization Act of Fiscal Year 2014
  • OMB Final Guidance
  • Key Federal Acquisition Regulation Updates
  • Recent Updates to Defense Contract Audit Agency Guidance
  • Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement Updates
  • Relevant GAO Reports
  • Department of Defense – Office of Inspector General Reports

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GovCon Research Report: Volume 2, Issue 3

July–September 2013

Berkeley Research Group’s Government Contracts Advisory Services (GCAS) practice keeps its clients up to date on the latest regulatory developments affecting the government contracts industry.

The sixth edition of the GovCon Research Report summarizes the critical regulatory and compliance issues contractors faced in the third calendar quarter of 2013. The issues are summarized by the following key subject-matter areas:

  • Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction
  • Office of Inspector General Reports
  • Key Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Updates
  • Key Defense Acquisition Regulation (DFAR) Updates
  • Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) Guidance
  • Small Business Administration Updates
  • Key Office of Management and Budget Updates

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GovCon Research Report: Volume 2, Issue 2

April–June 2013

Berkeley Research Group’s Government Contracts Advisory Services (GCAS) practice keeps its clients up to date on the latest regulatory developments affecting the government contracts industry. This edition of the GovCon Research Report summarizes the critical regulatory and compliance issues contractors faced in the second calendar quarter of 2013. The issues are summarized by the following key subject-matter areas:

  • GSA Matters
  • DoD Office of Inspector General Reports
  • Pertinent Government Accountability Office (GAO) Audit Reports
  • Key Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Updates
  • Key Defense Acquisition Regulation (DFAR) Updates
  • Latest on Sequestration and Government Spending

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GSA Proposed Merger of Professional Engineering Services and Environmental Services Schedules

By: Rachel Sullivan

Recently, the GSA issued a survey to contractors holding Professional Engineering Schedule (PES) 871 and Environmental Services Schedule (899), soliciting feedback on potentially merging these two schedules. A merger is not certain, but the GSA is considering this option.

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