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Small Business Runway Extension Act of 2018 Becomes Law: Increases Revenue Look-back Period to Five Years for Small Business Size Eligibility Determinations

On December 17, 2018, the Small Business Runway Extension Act of 2018 (“Act”) (H.R. 6330) was passed by President Trump into law. The new law amends the Small Business Act at 15 USC 632 to require that the size of a federal contractor for purposes of determining small business eligibility be measured based on the

New Rules Require Government Contractors to Obtain and Disclose CAGE Codes of Immediate and Highest-Level Owners

A Commercial and Government Entity (CAGE) code is a 5-character unique identifier that the government uses for a variety of purposes in awarding and administering contracts. Under new rules that took effect on November 1, 2014, government contractors owned by other entities will have to obtain and disclose the CAGE codes of their immediate and highest-level owners.

Hogan Lovells Partner Todd Overman Publishes Article on FAR Novation Process

Todd Overman, a Partner in Hogan Lovells’ Government Contracts Practice, recently published an article in the journal Service Contractor titled, “Is It Time to Revisit the FAR’s Novation Process?”  The following is an excerpt from the article’s introduction: Many contractors now view the FAR’s novation process as a costly regulatory burden, which takes too long