Beware: Sequestration Would Hit Hard at Small Businesses

Many forecasters say that the nation may well be headed to the “fiscal cliff,” and that if it does end up there, small businesses will be the first to fall off. If the process known as sequestration, part of the so-called fiscal cliff, actually becomes reality next January, the mandatory federal spending cuts that sequestration […]

In Defense of DBE Contracting

A recent article on contracting with Disadvantaged Business Enterprises, published in a widely read construction law periodical, raised eyebrows here at O’Riordan Bethel. The apparent objective of the article was to warn the reader against the purportedly grave dangers of doing business with DBEs. The article suggested caution when contracting with DBEs for a variety […]