David Warner Joins Centre Law & Consulting

Apr 23, 2015

VIENNA, Va., April 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Centre Law & Consulting, LLC, announced today that David Warner, Esq. has joined the firm as a Partner.  Mr. Warner is a seasoned counselor and advocate with nearly twenty years of experience in the resolution and litigation of complex employment and business disputes. He has extensive experience advising federal contractors in affirmative action… Read more »

Transactional Data Reporting Update

Apr 22, 2015

By Carmen Calloway and Maureen Jamieson On April 17, 2015, GSA held its public meeting regarding the proposed Transactional Data Reporting Rule. GSA states that its role is to simplify like offerings into a Category Management module by consolidating like services and supplies into hallways for easier use of buying. The Acquisition Gateway has now… Read more »

The “International Agreement” Exception to the Competition in Contracting Act Precludes Recovery of Costs for Unsuccessful Competitors

Apr 16, 2015

Written By Wojciech Kornacki The Competition in Contracting Act, 41 U.S.C. 253, promotes full and open competition, and unsuccessful bidders may recover their preparation costs when the Government’s decisions result in a prejudicial error or are otherwise unlawful. In Hyperion Inc., v. United States, No. 14-870C (Filed: March 18, 2015), the U.S. Court of Federal… Read more »

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 »