GSA MAS Solicitation Refresh 21

GSA MAS Solicitation Refresh 21

GSA released MAS Refresh 21 to solicitation 47QSMD20R0001 and an associated mass modification to all existing contracts in May 2024. This refresh updates language to SCP-FSS-001, add a note to clauses 552.238-83 and 52.232-36, addition of new TDR optional data fields, verbiage changes to multiple SINs, and a new price proposal template for Travel SIN.

Are Non-Compete Agreements Banned?

Are Non-Compete Agreements Banned?

Recent FTC rulings will impact non-compete agreements between employers and employees. Despite potential legal challenges, contractors should review all existing teaming agreements, contracts with employees, and subcontractors to identify affected non-compete clauses.

New GSA Guidance to Streamline Cloud Software Purchases

New GSA Guidance to Streamline Cloud Software Purchases

The GSA’s new guidelines enable government agencies to purchase cloud software – SaaS licenses simultaneously with payment, under specified conditions outlined in the recent Acquisition Letter. This streamlined acquisition process benefits small businesses and helps meet federal market demands for software solutions.

GSA MAS Solicitation Refresh 20 – April 2024

GSA MAS Solicitation Refresh 20 – April 2024

GSA is releasing MAS Refresh 20 to solicitation 47QSMD20R0001 and an associated mass modification to hit in April 2024 to all current existing contracts and those offers at GSA. This refresh will update language, incorporate new contract sales criteria, update mandatory templates, and incorporate clause and provision updates.

TAA Designated Countries

TAA Designated Countries

What is TAA Compliance? (Updated: February 2024 ) How do you know if you are TAA Compliant? TAA refers to the Trade Agreement Act. Under 19 USC 2501 Trade Agreements Act government agencies may only purchase US-made or designated country end products or US or...
GSA MAS Solicitation Refresh 18

GSA MAS Solicitation Refresh 18

GSA is releasing MAS Refresh 18 to solicitation 47QSMD20R0001 and an associated mass modification to all current existing contracts in December 2023. This refresh will update language, incorporate new contract sales criteria, update mandatory templates, and incorporate clause and provision updates.

The VA Issues $61B for T4NG2 IT Services Contract Vehicle

The VA Issues $61B for T4NG2 IT Services Contract Vehicle

The VA awards $61 billion for contracts under the T4NG4 program, surpassing the $22.3 billion from the 2016 T4NG initiative. The T4NG2 contracts encompass a range of industries, including cybersecurity, health care IT, strategy planning, enterprise network engineering, operations and maintenance, program management, and systems and software engineering support services, with a 5-year base period and a 5-year option period.

FAR Changes Regarding Cybersecurity

FAR Changes Regarding Cybersecurity

The government has proposed revisions to the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to help boost and standardize the cybersecurity measures of the government’s information systems. These were initiated in May 2021 by Executive Order 14028 to improve the...

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