The False Claims Act in 2019: A Government Enforcement UpdateThe False Claims Act (FCA) continues to be one of the federal government’s primary enforcement tools against government contractors. To keep you informed on the status of the law, Bradley’s Government Enforcement and Investigations Practice Group is pleased to present the False Claims Act: 2019 Year in Review, our eighth annual review of significant

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