© 2013, 7" x 10", 426 pages
Product Code B241
By Terrence M. O’Connor and Mary Ann Wangemann
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Thousands of contracting professionals have relied on the Federal Contracting Answer Book as
their trusted guide to the highly regulated world of government
procurement. In each edition the book has offered timely and accurate
answers to the questions that arise daily in this complex field.
Now in its third edition, this answer
book is even more comprehensive. Written by experts who have extensive
experience working in and teaching government contracting, the book
includes all the latest changes and requirements.
The question-and-answer format enables
quick look-up and a concise presentation of the information. In this
edition, new questions and answers have been added on avoiding proposal
errors, debriefings, procurement vocabulary, regulatory changes, and
best practices. In addition to these updates and revisions, the third
edition includes new chapters on earned value management, GSA schedules,
and contractor qualifications.
Introduction to the Federal Marketplace • Introduction to Federal
Contracting • Commercial Item Contracting • GSA Schedule Contracts •
Subcontracting • Marketing • Ethical Pitfalls • Proposal Development •
Cost Analysis • The Government’s Price Evaluation • After Proposal
Submission • Exchanges with Offerors • Final Proposal Revisions • Past
Performance • Debriefings • Contractor Qualifications • Protests •
Inspection, Acceptance, and Warranties • Earned Value Management •
Closeouts • Contract Interpretation • Delay • Changes • Equitable
Adjustments • Claims • Terminations • Fraud • Acronyms
About the Authors
Terrence O’Connor, LLM,
Director of government contracts for Berenzweig Leonard, LLP, has
practiced government contract law for more than 40 years. After 15
years as a federal government attorney, he went into private practice as
a government contract litigation attorney. His publications include
Understanding Government Contract Law and Federal Procurement Ethics:The Complete Legal Guide.
Dr. Mary Ann P. Wangemann, CPCM, PMP
has worked in the government marketplace for the last 25 years. She
currently runs her own training and consulting practice to help
companies navigate the federal marketplace. In addition, she is on the
faculty of several universities. She received the National Contract
Management Association’s National Education Award and the Blanche Witte
Award for Excellence in the field of contract management.