Taking One For The Teaming Arrangement

Law360, New York (November 15, 2010, 4:49 PM EST) -- Small businesses frequently team with large businesses through prime/subcontractor and mentor-protégé joint venture arrangements to bid on federal small business set-aside work, including general small business set-asides, 8(a) set-asides, Women Owned C&L (WOSB) set-asides, HUBZone set-asides and Service Disabled Veteran Owned C&L (SDVOSB) set-asides. These teaming arrangements allow small businesses to gain important support from large businesses with more experience and resources, while allowing large businesses to perform a portion of the work on contracts that would otherwise be inaccessible to them.

While the Federal Acquisition...
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