FAR Facts

Episode 21: Did You Know?

DID YOU KNOW? The General Services Administration’s (GSA) is granted statutory authority — 40 U.S.C. § 501 — to oversee the acquisition and supply of utility services for all Federal agencies.

Episode 21: Did You Know?

DID YOU KNOW? The Government is permitted to procure construction and architect/engineering services collectively under a “design/build” contract? Guidance for this type of procurement which increases efficiencies and lowers administrative burdens can be found at FAR...

Episode 20: Did You Know?

DID YOU KNOW? Per FAR 35.007, a FAR Part 35 Research and Development (R&D) procurement is not subject to standard FAR Part 5 publication or FAR Part 6 “full and open” requirements. This is due to the government’s desire to save time and money and...

FUN with the FAR S7 Ep. 16

Did ya know . . . ? A contractor’s failure to timely disclose a subject invention created under a Federal Government contract could result in the Government obtaining sole title and ownership rights to that invention. FAR 27.302(d). Interested in more FAR OUT Facts?...

FUN with the FAR S7 Ep. 16

Did ya know . . . ? As a general rule, any data or computer software that is not delivered with a proper limited rights or restricted rights legend may be used by the Government with unlimited rights. FAR 27.404-5(b) and FAR 52.227-14. Interested in more FAR OUT...