FILE - In this June 19, 2019, file photo cargo containers are stacked on a ship at the Port of Los Angeles in Los Angeles. The market for small businesses cooled for the third straight quarter. That report comes from BizBuySell.com, an online marketplace for small companies that counted 2,444 transactions reported by business brokers from April through June, down 9.6% from 2,705 in the second quarter of last year. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

Buy American initiative may push federal contractors to study shipping rules more closely

Federal contractors who ship stuff often overlook or don’t put a lot of bother into compliance with obscure federal shipping rules.

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(Getty Images/iStockphoto/Phototreat)Aerial of the Pentagon, the Department of Defense headquarters in Arlington, Virginia, near Washington DC, with I-395 freeway on the left, and the Air Force Memorial up middle.

NIST 800-171 compliance for DoD suppliers: Three new critical items to focus on

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New rule could change how Pentagon pays fixed-price contracts

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Breaking down final proposed DoD additions to federal acquisition regulations

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Expert panel takes first crack at reforming DoD acquisition system

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DFARS: What does it mean for contractors?

Bob Metzger from Rogers Joseph O’Donnell, P.C., joins host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf to discuss cyber compliance and DoD’s DFARS cybersecurity…

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DoD seeks input on streamlining DFARS

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Defense Department is targeting procurement rules in response to President Trump’s executive order to evaluate existing…

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DoD launching new website to help industry comply with independent R&D disclosure rules

The Pentagon is developing a new web portal to make it easier for firms to let the government know about their independent research & development (IR&D) activities.

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