Google Review

Widerman Malek Law Blog

Lowest Price Technically Acceptable (LPTA) Solicitations Severely Restricted

On October 1, 2019 a new Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) provision 215.101-2-70 will go into effect which significantly limits a Contracting Officers ability to use a Lowest Price Technically Acceptable (LPTA) solicitation.  The LPTA process prioritizes cost over technical capability and allows the agency to make an award to the lowest-priced offeror that […]

Employment Law Update: Federal Contractors Need to Be Mindful of Government Contract Compliance

Government contracts, unlike commercial transactions, are highly regulated. Unlike most commercial transactions, government contracts are highly regulated and have serious consequences for contractors who do not comply with the complex and changing rules of doing business with the government. It is therefore imperative that government contractors and other employers who do business with the federal […]

Ed Kinberg Receives NCMA’s Fellow of the Year Award

Widerman Malek attorney Ed Kinberg received the Fellow of the Year award from the Cape Canaveral Chapter of the National Contract Management Association (NCMA). The Fellow designation recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to the field of contracting and to the NCMA. It is the second highest award given by the Association. Mr. Kinberg […]

A Full and Final Release Means What it Says

In two recent opinions, one from the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals (“ASBCA”) and the Civilian Board of Contract Appeals (“CBCA”), the Boards confirmed that a final release really means a final release.

Federal Contract Compliance

Every day, I review several newsletters regarding federal procurement. The one issue that seems to come up with the most frequency is compliance with the many federal and agency rules included in each federal contract. While compliance seems relatively uncomplicated on the surface it is a very complicated area with a high degree of risk. […]

How Will Unions Survive in This Day and Age?

The atmosphere of the workplace changes over time.  One hundred years ago, wages were dismal and work hours long.  The age of workers was not regulated and many children found themselves working to help their families.  Understandably, these working conditions were not popular and needed to be addressed.  Unions were established that stood up for […]

Financial Laws and Their Importance

Law is a diverse field; over the years many new branches of law have come up which seek to provide people with a legal solution to almost any type of problem that they come up against. Laws related to finance have been in place for a long time, but it is only in the last […]

Value Added by Business Lawyers

When a business owner decides to establish a business, his primary goal is to make sure that after a period of time the business becomes self-sustaining and profitable, making it so that the business becomes a valuable one. However, it is also important to keep in mind that a profitable business does not necessarily depend […]

Laws Related to Government Contracts

Government contracts are the most lucrative and sought after contracts in the world of business. This is typically due to the fact that there is not usually any trouble with the payment schedule and also because the government often tends to stick with one service provider for a long time. However, by the same token, […]

The Persuasive Power of a Government Contract Lawyer

The private and the public sectors work in starkly different ways; this can be ascertained by simply looking at the way in which contracts are awarded to suppliers and contractors. The first thing that you need to realize about a government contract is that the government is not in it for profit; therefore, they would […]

Older Posts »

Search Widerman Malek

Categories

  • Blog (36)
  • Business (3)
  • Careers at WM (8)
  • Estate Planning (2)
  • Event (4)
  • Local Stories (46)
  • Press Release (2)
  • Real Estate Investors (8)
  • Resources (10)
  • Small Business Law (2)
  • Uncategorized (46)
  • Video (2)