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Aron Beezley’s practice is focused primarily on government contracts law. Ranked nationally in Government Contracts Law by Chambers in 2019, named one of the “Top Attorneys Under 40” nationwide in Government Contracts Law by Law360 in 2016-2017, and listed in Washington, D.C. Super Lawyers as a “Rising Star” in Government Contracts Law in 2014-2019, Aron’s vast experience includes representation of government contractors in a variety of industries and in all aspects of the government-contracting process, including negotiation, award, performance and termination. View articles by Aron

The Interagency Suspension and Debarment Committee (ISDC) recently issued its annual report to Congress on federal government suspension and debarment activities for fiscal year (FY) 2018. As discussed below, this year’s ISDC report shows that, while suspension and debarment-related actions have decreased from FY 2017, the FY 2018 data still reflects “nearly double the activity

ALERT: SBA Issues Final Rule on Small Business Runway Extension ActThe U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), in accordance with the Small Business Runway Extension Act of 2018, recently issued its much-anticipated final rule to modify its method for calculating average annual receipts used to prescribe size standards for small businesses.

Here are the key takeaways from SBA’s final rule:

  • SBA is changing its regulations on

SBA Proposes Merging 8(a) and All Small Mentor-Protégé ProgramsThe Small Business Administration (SBA) recently issued a proposed rule “to merge the 8(a) Business Development (BD) Mentor-Protégé Program and the All Small Mentor-Protégé Program to eliminate confusion and remove unnecessary duplication of functions within SBA.”

What are the purposes of the programs?

The mentor-protégé program currently available to companies participating in the 8(a) BD