Forming a qualified joint venture agreement for federal government contracts can lead to costly litigation if you do not understand the rules. There are cases where corporate attorney have filed contract claims on behalf of one of the individual partners instead of the entity. See The Boeing Co., ASBCA No. 39314, 90-2 BCA ~ 22,769 at 114,293. After spending thousands in litigation and appeals, the case was dismissed. There is even a case where the government pursued a claim against one the partners and lost.
Watson & Associates’ government contract attorneys have substantial experience in helping small businesses and larger contractors to navigate through the nuances of SBA laws and federal procurement regulations. We resolve disputes when there are JV accounting problems; when one of the partners violates the rules of control, and provide legal advice throughout performance of federal projects.
Our lawyers are intimately familiar with SBA regulations and how the regulations impact your contractual obligations. We litigate matters before the SBA Office of Hearings and Appeals and Claim disputes before the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals about qualified joint venture agreements.
Joint Venture Agreement Services
Our ability to apply the legal nuances that apply to your specific situation allows us to provide you with sound legal advice and to pro-actively address concerns to small business relationships based joint venture contract. Our law firm provides help with:
- Drafting and review to determine qualified joint venture agreements;
- Joint venture accounting and governance;
- Resolving legal disputes between partners;
- Overcoming hurdles stemming from affiliation and the Ostensible Subcontractor Rule;
- SBA 8(a) matters
- Litigation and appeals
- Finding qualified joint venture partners
Call us at 1-866-601-5518 to avoid the most dangerous trends when drafting qualified joint venture agreements and how learning about those trends can save you thousands in litigation costs or millions in government contracts.
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Joint venture definition means an association of partners established by contract to carry out a single business activity for joint profit. When you submit JV agreements with government proposal, the relationship essentially becomes a partnership created for a limited purpose. The Agency must look at the partners as forming one contracting entity.
Our lawyers provide our clients with legal advice with approaching the government with claims disputes, or when one partner is left to fend for themselves but there are problems with privity of contract issues with the Agency.
Our attorneys help you to understand your responsibility under approved and qualified joint venture agreements. We also help with SBA 8(a) rules and regulations.
Are Your Agreements Exempt from Affiliation?
Drafting subcontracts for a federal government projects requires awareness of the land mines that await small businesses seeking to acquire more lucrative contracts. Disputes related to affiliation and violations of the Ostensible Subcontractor Rule are present. Watson & Associates’ lawyers can help you to avoid these common land mines.
Our government contracts and joint venture services reach across all states. Contractors can enjoy one-stop-shopping convenience for both legal and non-legal matters. We help federal small businesses and large DOD contractors in Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, U.S. Virgin Islands, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, Washington, DC, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.
Cities in which our attorneys assist federal government contractors with small business and SBA qualified Joint venture agreements include Anchorage, AK; Atlanta, GA; Austin, TX; Chicago, IL; Colorado Springs, CO; Dallas, TX; Denver, Colorado; Indianapolis, IN; Las Vegas, NV; Los Angeles, CA; Miami, FL; Philadelphia, PA; San Antonio, TX; San Diego, CA; San Francisco, CA; San Jose, CA; Santa Clara, CA; and Tampa, FL. Government contracts attorneys.
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For immediate help to see if you have a qualified joint venture agreement, contact our attorneys in Washington, DC or Colorado Office at 1-866-601-5518 or 202-827-9750.