Public-Private Partnerships

New SBA Guidance for Partnerships and LLCs Applying for Paycheck Protection Program LoansOn April 14, 2020, the Small Business Administration (SBA) posted an additional Interim Final Rule for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). This new Interim Final Rule functions as a supplement to the first PPP Interim Final Rule posted on April 2, 2020. The April 14, 2020, Interim Final Rule is effective immediately and gives guidance

All Means All: Who “Controls” an SDVOSB?A recent bid protest appeal decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit — XOtech, LLC v. United States — provides clear guidance on what it means to “control” a service-disabled veteran-owned small business (SDVOSB). In short, for a limited liability company (LLC) to qualify as an SDVOSB, at least one service-disabled

All Small Mentor-Protégé Program 2018 Year-End ReportThe Small Business Administration (SBA) started accepting applications for the All Small Mentor-Protégé Program (ASMPP) in 2016, but SBA has seen a surge in applications in 2017 and 2018.

Under the ASMPP, any small business—including 8(a) small businesses, Historically Underutilized Business Zone (or HUBZone) small businesses, veteran-owned and service-disabled veteran-owned small businesses (VOSBs/SDVOSBs), woman-owned and