FAR Facts

FUN with the FAR S7 Ep. 4

Did ya know . . . ? Acquisition plans for other than fixed price contracts must be approved and signed by a procurement official as least one level above the contracting officer. FAR 7.103(j).  Interested in more FAR OUT Facts? Sign up for PCI’s bi-weekly FUN with the...

FUN with the FAR S7 Ep. 4

Did ya know . . . ? Contracting officers are required to take all reasonable steps to mitigate liquidated damages (i.e., Government should not delay in moving to a termination for default process vs. assessing multiple liquidated damages claims when doing so will...

FUN with the FAR S7 Ep. 4

Did ya know . . . ? Agency determination as to whether a function is or is not an “inherently governmental function” are reviewable by the Office of Management and Budget. FAR 7.503(b).  Interested in more FAR OUT Facts? Sign up for PCI’s bi-weekly FUN...

FUN with the FAR S7 Ep. 4

Did ya know . . . ? There are two levels of priority for rated orders established by CPAS, identified as “DO” and “DX”. A “DX” rated order will always take precedence over a “DO” rated order and must be fulfilled first....

FUN with the FAR S7 Ep. 3

Did ya know . . . ? Awards of multiple award contracts (i.e. GWACs, MACs, and Federal Supply Schedule Contracts) must be published at www.contractdirectory.gov/contractordirectory within ten (10) days of award. FAR 5.601. Interested in more FAR OUT Facts? Sign up for...