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Capital Edge Consulting combines unique backgrounds and experience in consulting, public accounting, industry, and DCAA to provide you with unmatched government contracting expertise. This breadth of specialized experience allows our team to share their experience and knowledge in our GovCon Expert blog. Our goal is to assure you stay up to date on the latest procurement and regulatory trends, training, industry events, as well as observation on the often complex and critical FAR, CAS and contract requirements.

The Incurred Cost Submission Deadline is June 30th (5/23/2017) - The Incurred Cost Submission What is the Purpose and Origin? FAR 52.216-7 (d)(2)(i)“The Contractor shall submit an adequate final indirect cost rate proposal to the Contracting Officer (or cognizant Federal.. read more
New Proposed Rule by the Veterans Affairs Department to revise or remove any policy that has been superseded by changes in the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) (5/17/2017) - Revise and Streamline VA Acquisition Regulation To Adhere to Federal Acquisition Regulation Principles SUMMARY: The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is proposing to amend and update its VA Acquisition Regulation.. read more
GovCon Compliance Outlook: Sponsored Lunch and Learn Series (4/24/2017) - Join the Capital Edge Consulting GovCon Experts for the JAMIS Software sponsored GovCon Lunch and Learn Series. Participants will explore current regulatory updates and challenges confronting government contractors. With a new year.. read more
Evaluating the Defense Contract Auditing Process (4/18/2017) - The Director of the DCAA and selected industry representatives testified April 6th in front of the House Armed Services Committee regarding the current state of the DoD contract auditing process,.. read more
Procurement University (4/18/2017) - Join Federal Publications Seminars and Capital Edge Consulting for a webinar series designed to enhance your knowledge over an 8-month span. Purchase FPSOnline Subscription for $595 and Procurement University is included... read more
Report-10 Fastest Growing Areas in Government Contracting (2/27/2017) - Leading commerce intelligence in business-to-government (B2G) Onvia, released the third edition of its annual “10 Hotspots in Government Contracting” research ranking the fastest areas of growth in government contracting. Key.. read more
DOD Issues Final DFARS Rule on Network Penetration and Cloud Computing (10/31/2016) - WHAT: The Department of Defense (DOD) has adopted a final rule amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to require covered contractors to implement certain cybersecurity safeguards and report.. read more
Portion of Fair UPATE: Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order Blocked (10/28/2016) - As posted by: jdsupra.com/Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP 2016 On Tuesday of this week, a federal judge in Texas granted a nationwide preliminary injunction blocking the portions of President Obama’s “Fair.. read more
DPAP Guidance – Commercial Items (9/26/2016) - A recent DPAP guidance memo was issued re commercial item and price reasonableness determinations (see http://law.pubkgroup.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2016/09/DPAP-Guidance-on-Commercial-Item-Determinations-and-the-Determination-of-Price-Reasonableness-for-Commercial-Items.pdf). The underlying objective of the guidance appears to focus on movement towards timely and.. read more
Federal Contractors Now Subject to “Basic Safeguarding” Cybersecurity Requirements (9/6/2016) - As of June 15, 2016, the US Department of Defense (DoD), General Services Administration (GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) will require federal government contractors to apply 15.. read more