New Rule Means More Scrutiny For Woman-Owned Cos.

Law360, New York (November 10, 2010, 5:47 PM EST) -- Woman-owned small businesses are cheering the long-delayed 2011 debut of their U.S. Small Business Administration federal contracting set-aside program. But while it's a welcome boost for the businesses, experts say the program is also sure to bring greater scrutiny from both federal officials and competitors.

It's been a while since the SBA created a new preference program to help woman-owned small businesses get a leg up in the competition for federal contracting dollars, experts say, and this time around, the government agency has built in safeguards...
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