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SBA Plans to Consolidate All Small and 8(a) Mentor-Protégé Programs

The SBA plans to issue a proposed rule consolidating the All Small Mentor-Protégé Program and the 8(a) Mentor-Protégé Program. Continue reading

Joint Venture Affiliation Exception Isn’t Unlimited, OHA Says

To encourage joint venturing, the SBA’s size regulations provide a limited exception from affiliation for certain joint venturers Continue reading

SBA Releases “All Small” Mentor-Protege Template & Application

The SBA has released a sample template mentor-protege agreement, and accompanying application information, for its new “all small” mentor-protege program. Continue reading

SBA All Small Mentor-Protege Program: Application Instructions

The SBA’s new “all small” mentor-protege program will begin accepting applications on October 1, 2016–but applicants will have to contact the SBA for an application form. Continue reading

DoD Mentor-Protege Program: Major Changes Proposed

The Department of Defense is proposing a major overhaul of the regulations governing its “pilot” mentor-protege program for small businesses. Continue reading

8(a) Protege Not Entitled To Mentor-Protege JV’s Past Performance

A former 8(a) protege was not automatically entitled to take advantage of the past performance it obtained as part of a mentor-protege joint venture Continue reading

SBA Small Business Mentor-Protege Program: Applications Accepted Oct. 1, 2016

According to the SBA’s new website for the small business mentor-protege program, applications will only be accepted through the SBA’s new certify.sba.gov portal. Continue reading

SBA’s New Mentor-Protege Program And Other Agencies

In a final rule scheduled to be effective August 24, 2016, the SBA questioned the need for other agencies (except the DoD) to continue to operate their own mentor-protege programs Continue reading

SBA Adopts Small Business Joint Venture Program

With that admonition in mind, the small business mentor-protégé joint venture requirements (to be set forth at 13 C.F.R. § 125.8) are very similar to the existing 8(a) joint venture requirements (which apply both to 8(a) mentor-protege joint ventures and to “non-mentor-protege” joint ventures for 8(a) contracts). Continue reading

Bye-Bye, Populated Joint Ventures

Populated joint ventures will no longer be permitted in the SBA’s small business programs, under a new regulation set to take effect on August 24, 2016. Continue reading