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FEMA MAP MODERNIZATION PROCUREMENT PROCESS CHALLENGED

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COFPAES has written the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) expressing concern about a notice appeared in FedBizOpps on November 15 (EMW-2003-MR-1115), regarding the future acquisition strategy for FEMA’s flood maps. Thomas W. Brooks, Jr., LS, Chairman of COFPAES, wrote that “as the notice reports, ‘Historically, map development of this type has been done by the […]

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COFPAES Applauds Federal Acquisition Regulation Change on “Retainage”

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Washington, DC, March 29, 2010 – The Council on Federal Procurement of Architectural and Engineering Services (COFPAES) today applauded the Federal Acquisition Regulation Council (FAR Council) for revising one of the most onerous Federal rules impacting small business. The FAR Council has published a final rule revising a clause applied to Federal contracts for architecture and […]

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Offshore Subcontracting Under Federal Government Contracts

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Offshore Subcontracting Under Federal Government Contracts January 27, 2004 Mr. John Palatiello Executive Director Management Association for Photogrammetric Surveyors 1760 Reston Parkway, Suite 515 Reston, VA 20190 Re: Offshore Subcontracting Under Federal Government Contracts Dear Mr. Palatiello: At your request, Crowell & Moring LLP has examined the risks that member companies of the Management Association […]