Carmen Calloway Joins Centre Law & Consulting

Apr 14, 2015

Centre Law and Consulting, LLC., announced today that Carmen Calloway has joined the firm as a Principal Consultant. Ms. Calloway previously held the position of Supervisory Contracting Officer in GSA’s Information Technology Services Acquisition Office (IT 70). She has over 18 years of experience in the federal government and is an expert in GSA Schedules… Read more »

Barbara Kinosky Interviewed on Federal News Radio

Apr 7, 2015

On April 2, 2015, Barbara Kinosky, President and Managing Partner of Centre Law and Consulting, was invited to speak on Federal News Radio, In Depth with Francis Rose, to discuss the proposed GSA rule requiring transactional data reporting. Barbara shares the reaction from the contracting community as well as her personal thoughts on the rule. Barbara previously wrote about… Read more »

Barbara Kinosky Speaking at NCMA Chapter

Mar 26, 2015

Barbara Kinosky, Managing Partner and President of Centre Law & Consulting, has been invited to speak at the NCMA Bethesda Chapter on Wednesday, April 15, 2015. Mrs. Kinosky is also a frequent speaker for NCMA WorldCongress. This presentation will focus on the latest legislation on the Hill, the newest FAR updates, changes in the small business rules, bid protests… Read more »

Learning vs. Training Culture

Mar 25, 2015

Last week I was fortunate to attend a BLACKBOARD’s Federal Strategies Workshop under a headline “Developing Emerging Training Professionals”. Overall, this was a meaningful and useful event, with several bright stars from federal learning community in attendance (Angela Bailey of OPM, Randy Bergquist of DOJ, and Ben Ficks of NRC) sharing their perspectives on the… Read more »

Strange Bedfellows: The SCA and the GSA/VA Schedules

Mar 12, 2015

SCA Implications for Multiple Award Schedule Pricing One of the greatest challenges of commercial item acquisition is accounting for differentials between commercial and government pricing. In particular, pricing related to fundamentally governmental requirements with no analog in the commercial marketplace. Nowhere is this more evident than in the incorporation of the Service Contract Act (SCA)… Read more »

Government Contract Compliance Matters – By Wojciech Kornacki

Mar 10, 2015

Like any good life insurance policy, one hopes that government contract compliance policies will always be there to secure successful future for Government contractors. With the renewed Government focus on criminal prosecutions and administrative sanctions, and additional compliance requirements released in the Howard P. Buck McKeon National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015, it… Read more »

Annual Review Update – By Barbara Kinosky

Mar 5, 2015

Wednesday we just finished our first of two Annual Reviews’ of Federal Contracting for 2015. I, and everyone at Centre, felt exceptionally lucky since yesterday’s weather was sleet and my personal favorite, freezing rain and today is a large snow storm. Here are some highlights. This year we were happy to welcome Dave Wennergren from… Read more »