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VA Suspends SDVOSB/VOSB Applications Effective May 21

According to a notice posted on the VA OSDBU website, the suspension will affect “both new applications and applications for re-verification.” Continue reading

VA SDVOSB Rule of Two: Court Provides Important Guidance for Protesters 

In a recent decision, the Court of Federal Claims dismissed a rule of two challenge because, according to the Court, the protester only identified one SDVOSB–itself–that was likely to submit an offer at a fair and reasonable price. Continue reading

SBA CVE Protests and Appeals: Coming October 1, 2018

The SBA will begin hearing protests and appeals related to inclusion in the VA’s SDVOSB/VOSB CVE database on October 1, 2018. Continue reading

Utah Resident Pleads Guilty To Devising Scheme To Obtain Construction Contracts Set Aside For Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Businesses

A Utah man pleaded guilty to wire fraud and money laundering in federal court Tuesday Continue reading

Company Owners Plead Guilty to $13.8 Million ‘Rent-A-Vet’ Scheme 

Wilson admitted he used Salavitch’s veteran and service-disabled veteran status in a “rent-a-vet” scheme to obtain 20 government contracts for which Patriot Company received more than $13.8 million. Continue reading

SBA Proposes Consolidated SDVOSB Eligibility Rules

For SDVOSBs, a uniform set of rules is a very good thing. Continue reading

VA CVE Unreasonably Decertified SDVOSB, Court Rules

According to the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, it was improper for the VA to remove the SDVOSB from the VA’s database without evaluating whether the SBA’s determination was consistent with the VA’s separate SDVOSB requirements. Continue reading

Court Upholds “Draconian and Perverse” SBA SDVOSB Ownership Rules

In a recent decision, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims condemned the SBA’s SDVOSB unconditional ownership requirements, while holding that the SBA was within its legal rights to impose those requirements on the company in question. Continue reading

Western New York Contractors and Two Owners to Pay More Than $3 Million to Settle False Claims Act Allegations

“Every time an ineligible contractor knowingly pursues and obtains such set-aside contracts, they are cheating American taxpayers at the expense of service-disabled veterans.” Continue reading

SBA Proposes Rules For SDVOSB/VOSB CVE Protests & Appeals

The SBA has proposed rules to enable contractors to file protests with the SBA OHA challenging the SDVOSB or VOSB status of a company included in the VA’s CVE VetBiz database.  Continue reading