Good morning FUN with the FAR Friends!
Thank you for joining us for another great episode of FUN with the FAR!
As a follow-up to Wednesday’s session, here are a few facts to ponder as we prepare for our next session of Fun with the FAR:

DID YOU KNOW?  Discussions between the Government and industry are permitted and encouraged at all times prior to the issuance of a request for proposal in a FAR Part 15 procurement. FAR 15.201(a).

DID YOU KNOW? Contracting officers are required to take detailed notes during oral presentations to document what the Government relied upon for purposes of source selection. FAR 15.102(d)-(e). A best practice is for the contracting officer to tape record the oral presentation.

DID YOU KNOW? The Government is required to evaluate price or cost in ALL FAR Part 15 acquisitions. FAR 15.304(c)(1).

DID YOU KNOW? Proprietary information included in a contractor’s proposal will be protected from third-party disclosure if it is properly marked in accordance with FAR 52.215-1(e).

DID YOU KNOW? The term “best and final offer” has now been changed to “final proposal revision.” FAR 15.307(b).

DID YOU KNOW? The Government is not required to hold in-person debriefings. FAR 15.505(c).