This article is the first installment in a series from PilieroMazza where they will walk through the various data rights clauses in the FAR and DFARS to explain how they are supposed to work, what they mean, and when to know which rules apply to a particular procurement. Data rights under federal government contracts create confusion […]
In attending recent GSA Contractor Assessment s these past several months, our team has noted an increased emphasis by GSA Industrial Operations Analysts (IOAs) on reviewing resumes. This practice impacts contractors with labor categories currently awarded on their schedule contracts. GSA requires each approved labor category to have a description that includes the minimum experience, […]
The “F reorganization” has become the tax planning structuring technique of choice in today’s middle market M&A world. So, what does it mean to you as a seller? First, F reorganization is only applicable in the context of corporations not LLCs. Second, in the middle market M&A world, which is still controlled by S corporation’s […]
The relative budget stability and clarity has driven a renewed interest in government services acquisition targets by commercially focused information technology, consulting, and engineering buyers. Meanwhile, private equity firms have recently demonstrated confidence in this market by making new federal platform investments and bolt-on acquisitions for their commercially focused existing platforms. These buyers were previously […]
The U.S. government costs American taxpayers around $4 trillion. But what does that mean for the average person? In honor of the recent Tax Day, take this quiz from The Atlantic. They will show you a various federal departments. Your job is to guess which costs you more. Answer wrong, and you’ll lose time. Answer right? You might […]
On April 19, I was fortunate enough to attend oral arguments at the Supreme Court for Universal Health Services v. Escobar. Although the facts of the case were tied to filings for reimbursement under Medicaid, the legal question at hand – whether the submission of an invoice to the government is an implied certification that […]
Aronson will join over 800 businesses gaining new insights and valuable business connections with federal, state, and local agencies; prime contractors; and each other at the 2016 MCCC GovConNet Procurement Conference on Thursday, May 12, 2016.