Federal Acquisition Regulation

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Happy 40th birthday to the FAR, but has it gone too far?

So as the FAR enters its 41st year, it is time to identify and empower a governmentwide champion to streamline procurement.

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Amelia Brust/Federal News NetworkCybersecurity Maturity Model Certification

Get ready for that proposed rule on defense contractor cybersecurity

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Why contracting protest appeals are never a zero sum game

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Roger Waldron

What is fair and reasonable: GSA’s proposed economic price adjustment clause

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US 250th Anniversary

We dissect the final buy-American guidance out from the White House

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New rule sets stage for banning risky technologies from government supply chains

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(Photo courtesy of the Department of Homeland Security)Procurement Innovation Lab

Things are cookin’ at the DHS Procurement Innovation Lab

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How to inoculate your agency’s acquisitions against protests

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Leveraging the collective buying power of the government

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What would happen to contractors in case of a debt default?

Debt default would seem, in some ways, like a government shutdown. But it’s not. The government is fully appropriated for the rest of fiscal 2023. It is…

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For contractors, the 2024 budget request doesn’t quite add up

Federal contractors don’t see a lot of room for growth after inflation in fiscal 2024, with a few large agencies actually requesting a reduction in funding…

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Why federal contractors are poring over the new national cyber strategy

The Biden administration’s national cyber strategy, which came out last week, puts a lot of responsibility on industry. It has a hefty rule-making and legislative agenda to support that.

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