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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

27 Percent Of DoD Mentor-Protege Agreements May Be Deficient, GAO Says

The GAO estimates that 27 percent of DoD mentor-protege agreements are deficient. 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

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

SBA Finalizes “Universal” Small Business Mentor-Protege Program

The SBA has finalized its “universal” mentor-protege program for all small businesses. Continue reading

8(a) Program: Utah SBA Imposes Tough Restrictions on JVs & MPAs

The SBA’s Utah District Office has imposed tough new restrictions on the approval of 8(a) mentor-protege agreements and joint ventures. Continue reading