FAR Council

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FAR Council to implement new rule regarding reverse auctions

In today’s Federal Newscast, five years after the Office of Federal Procurement Policy issued guidance on reverse auctions, the Federal Acquisition Regulations…

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FAR Council removes dollar limits for women-owned set-asides

The Federal Acquisition Regulations Council said contracting officers no longer have worry about contract award dollar thresholds when setting aside acquisitions…

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FAR Council finalizing nine rules in 2013

The semi-annual regulatory agenda highlights final and proposed changes to the federal acquisition and agency-specific acquisition regulations.

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New FAR rule would permanently require prompt payments to small subs

The Federal Acquisition Regulations Council’s proposal would implement part of a July 2012 memo from the Office of Management and Budget. The memo directed agencies to take specific steps to ensure accelerated payments to small businesses.

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