Crisscrossing regulations often have unintended consequences, columnist Jonathan Aronie says.
Timing is everything ? even in bid protests.
The skills developed and the lessons learned in 2003 are as valuable now as they were then.
Few provisions of the schedule contracts create as much confusion and heartburn as the price reductions clause.
Aronie: Companies are too hesitant to turn to the courts or the general accounting office to protect their rights
The government has many arrows in its compliance enforcement quiver, but few are as lethal as debarment
Since 1995, the General Services Administration has financed its schedule purchasing program through the collection of a 1 percent (soon to be 0.75 percent) Industrial Funding Fee (IFF)
Companies are often reluctant to look at how well they comply with federal contract requirements