SBA 8a Program
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The Small Business Administration (SBA) 8a Program carries significant regulatory obligations by the participating member. Although the SBA is generally supposed to account for, and manage the program, the reality is that each 8a Program participant is left to ensure compliance and understand the rules on their own. Although there is contention about the role of the SBA in the 8a certification program, the way it stands now is that you are responsible for understanding the law and the requirements during the certification process. The 8a Program has many pitfalls. Your business may now find itself in an adverse situation such as termination from the 8a Certification Program, violation of the joint venture regulations, affiliation allegations and more.
The government contract attorneys at Watson & Associates, LLC frequently provides comprehensive and aggressive representation and legal advice for companies in the program. We have successfully challenged the SBA in adverse decisions during the certification process or during a termination recommendation. See relevant outcomes for our past clients. As compared to the competition, we take a meticulous approach when providing guidance. You will become educated and confident in what to expect. We are more than just document preparers.
Get professional SBA 8a Program Applications: Since we frequently challenge adverse actions from the SBA against 8a program members, we are in a better position to help you through the certification process. Given the high volume of denied applications, our goal is to get you 8a certified on the first try. Our consulting team of legal experts analyzes your 8a applications; provide legal advice with narratives, net worth and business ownership problems. Contact us for immediate assistance.
Get SBA 8a Program Guidance: Whether you are going through the initial certification stage, or need experienced lawyers to appeal decisions or represent you in termination actions, you don’t want to be blid-sided by the confusing regulations. More importantly, you want advice on how to become successful and acquire more contracts. you can count on our concise and clear direction on how to proceed. Small businesses want to protect their rights and focus on running the day-to-day operations. Our consultants and lawyers will do the rest.
8a Certification Services: If you are a small disadvantaged business, you must demonstrate by a preponderance of the evidence, that you are eligible to become a small business 8a company. The application process can be time-consuming and you will more than likely be rejected during the initial screening phase. Our SDB certification consultants help with you with:
- Initial screening and analysis
- 8a certification requirements analysis
- Social and economic narratives
- Business control and affiliation issues
- Net worth and financials
- Noncompliance with participation agreements
- Family ownership matters
- Ability to succeed disputes
- 8a Program terminations
- Joint ventures and teaming agreements
- Litigation and appeals
Small Business Affiliation
If you are small business that is subject to a bid protest that alleges affiliation with another company, contact our lawyers for immediate representation. Whether you are in the SBA 8a Program, or not, small businesses sometimes take on the matter by themselves and ultimately forfeit the contract award. At Watson & Associates, our consultants and attorneys navigate you through the common landmines associated with affiliation.
8a Program Terminations
Given the increased scrutiny of the 8a Program, the Small Business Administration is cracking down on fraud and noncompliance of existing participants. If you have been notified of intent to terminate you from the program, you want to ensure that you respond correctly. The SBA has a lot of discretion to terminate you from the program. The most viable hope is to retain a government contracts attorney that understands the laws and that can protect and defend you rights in an SBA 8a Program termination action.
Contact Our Washington DC Lawyers
If you are experiencing problems in the 8a Program, contact a lawyer at Watson & Associates for immediate help. You can also call us toll free at 1866-601-5518.