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Government Contracts Reference Book, Fourth Edition

Government Contracts Reference Book, Fourth Edition

By Ralph C. Nash, Jr., Karen R. O'Brien-DeBakey, Steven L. Schooner


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Save time and eliminate errors with this quick-reference, A-Z guide to the language of procurement!

Successful government contracting requires the use of precise, up-to-date terminology, as well as a firm understanding of current regulatory and case law. This quick-reference guide will save you time and make your job easier, by providing ready definitions for more than 1500 terms, phrases and acronyms used in government procurement.

Completely up-to-date terminology reflects statutory and regulatory changes, including some 400 terms relating directly to the rules and procedures mandated by the Federal Acquisition Streamlining Act (FASA) of 1994, the Clinger-Cohen Act of 1996, and the revisions to FAR Part 15.

Written by noted government contracting experts, The Government Contracts Reference Book provides clear explanations of both general and agency-specific terms from the Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Department of Energy, NASA and others followed by a summary of where the term is used in the statutes or regulations dealing with the procurement process. Organized in an easy-to-use alphabetical format and fully cross-referenced, this essential reference will help you procure goods and services efficiently and with confidence.

The ideal starting point for further research

When you need to explore a term or topic further, The Government Contracts Reference Book serves as an invaluable research tool. You'll find:

  • Current citations to FAR, DEARS, DEAR, NASA and NFS documents, as well as to pertinent statutes and cases
  • Frequent references to sources of additional information, including some 50 texts, scores of articles from more than 30 different periodicals and many other types of documents issued by both government and private industry
  • Web and Internet addresses for dozens of government resources—worth the price of the book alone!
  • Cross-references provided in ALL CAPS for ease of use

Pages 587
Publish Date 09/18/2014
Product Line Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S.
ISBN 9780808028956
SKU 10028399-0001
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About the Authors

The Government Contracts Reference Book

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