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Federal Contracting Answer Book, 3rd Edition by Terrence M. O'Connor

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CONTRACTOR QUALIFICATIONS

No matter how good an offer is, it will not win the offeror the contract unless the contracting officer (CO) deems the offeror “qualified” to get the contract. Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Part 9 describes a qualified contractor. Although this FAR material deals with a wide range of issues, typically three create the biggest problems prior to award. These are (1) what makes a prospective contractor “responsible”; (2) the impact a prospective contractor’s organizational conflict of interest (OCI) has on the contractor’s chances of getting the contract; and (3) “teaming” arrangements the government allows. ...

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