Inside the May 2009 issue...
Beyond Compliance: Environmental Sustainability in Federal Green Purchasing
A survey of the current legal, regulatory, and executive order authorities that support FAR subparts concerned with the environment, as well as the evolution of federal environmental policy in terms of green purchasing.
By: Christopher Robey
New E-Verify Requirements for Federal Contractors and Subcontractors
Federal contractors need to begin familiarizing themselves with E-Verify in preparation for when the FAR rule goes into effect and an E-Verify clause is included in their federal contracts. NOTE: The E-Verify regulation has been pushed back since the article went to print; it will go into effect on June 30, 2009.
By: Emily Haverkamp
Managing Subcontracts: Challenges and Best Practices for Government Prime Contractors
A detailed discussion of the critical challenges prime contractors face when dealing with the federal government, as well as best practices that may be used to achieve superior performance results.
By: Gregory A. Garrett
Financial Management for the Project Manager
A hypothetical Q&A covering the more common questions and concerns project managers have concerning financial management.
By: Melanie Burgess and John Carpenter
Business Insurance Broker Services Agreement Checklist
A special 65-item checklist for use in reviewing business insurance broker services agreements.
By: John "Johnny" E. Miller
The Value of Risk Management in Acquisition Planning
An effective acquisition risk management process identifies risks, evaluates and prioritizes them, and describes how to handle them to positively influence acquisition strategy and execution.
By: Jeff Veselenak
Not So Fast! What Government Contractors Must Know Before Hiring Former DOD Officials
Best practices for compliance with the new interim rule that retroactively affects departing DOD personnel accepting employment, consulting offers, or receiving compensation from government contractors.
By: Richard B. O'Keeffe Jr. and John W. Burd
Professional Development: Managing Your Time Without Losing Your Mind
By: Theresa Rose
Legal Forum: A Promise is a Promise
By: Jack Horan
Speaking Out: A Small Reform in Contracting
By: Anthony Steigelman