If You’re Active in Federal Contracting, You Need to Meet SAM

MEET SAM. Like many federal contractors, our firm has been following the progress of the System for Award Management (SAM) — a new web portal and records management system for federal contracting. While it was in its development stage, we had our eye on SAM and now the site has launched. SAM’s ambitious and noble […]

New SBA Rules on Federal R&D Funding Program Face Scrutiny

By Pamela J. Bethel The assistance of former O’Riordan Bethel intern Lindsey Thomas in writing this blog entry is much appreciated. The Small Business Administration (SBA) recently announced its proposed new rules regarding the standards for qualification for research and development awards under the Small Business Innovation Research Program (SBIR). These new rules, however, are […]