Analysis

Vets Getting More Biz Post-Kingdomware, But Work Remains

Law360, Washington (June 16, 2017, 8:29 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has taken a number of steps in the 12 months since the U.S. Supreme Court rebuked the VA for its reticent compliance with contracting preference obligations for veteran-owned small businesses, but the reception to those efforts has been mixed.

The numbers show at least some change since the high court unanimously ruled on June 16, 2016, that the VA’s legal mandate for preferring veteran-owned small businesses, or VOSBs, extends to all of its competitive acquisitions, without exception, so long as the...
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