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VA to Provide Preliminary Finding of Eligibility Determination of VOSB Status

In early March, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced a new step to the speed up eligibility determinations of veteran-owned small business (VOSB) under the VA’s “Veterans First” contract program. As the VA announcement noted,… Read More
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SBA Finds Definition of “Full-Time” under EDWOSB Program Does Not Require 40-Hour Work Week Economically Disadvantaged Women Owners

On 6 November 2012, the Small Business Administration’s Office of Hearings and Appeals (SBA OHA) upheld the SBA’s decision to deny a protest that would have severely limited women’s ability to be involved with more than one company at a… Read More
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Recent Developments

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) needs more Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Businesses (SDVOSBs) for its CIO-Solutions and Partners 3 (CIO-SP3) Small Business Government-wide Acquisition Contract (GWAC). Because a number of prior awardees… Read More

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GCARL started the year off with a victorious bang for a client, Alpha Transcription, in a “Bet the Company” protest. If Alpha Transcription lost it could have been devastating for them. The Transcription Services Industry and Market is hi… Read More

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