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Association of Procurement Technical Assistance Centers Fall 2017 Conference: Critical Changes to Small Business Regulations

November 7, 2017 - Washington, DC

On November 7th, Federal Contracting partners Ed DeLisle and Maria Panichelli will speak at the Association of Procurement Technical Assistance Centers Fall 2017 Conference in Washington, DC. Ed and Maria will present the breakout session, Critical Changes to Small Business Regulations

Ed and Maria's session will provide an in-depth exploration of the recent changes to the small businesses regulations. Ed and Maria will walk attendees through the new Subcontracting Limitations rules, explaining how to calculate self-performance requirements on set-aside contracts. Attendees will also learn about the creation of the “Similarly Situated Entity” carve-out and the potential issues it raises. Because affiliation is always an important topic, this session will also delve into the regulatory changes affecting affiliation. Attendees will learn about the clarifications relating to identity of interest, as well as certain changes affecting small JVs. Ed and Maria will also discuss the SBA’s guidance relating to inter-affiliate sales transactions, and its effect on a businesses’ size. Finally, the much talked-about, but often misunderstood “All Small” Mentor Protégé program will be discussed.

As a result of this training, PTAC Counselor’s will learn:

  • How to properly calculate a contractor’s self-performance requirements, and subcontracting limitations
  • How to properly complete an affiliation analysis
  • How to calculate a business’ size
  • How to navigate the All Small Mentor Protégé Program, and see contractors thru the application process to, the JV process, into project performance.