Membership FAQ

  1. How much is a Membership?
    A Standard Membership is $45.00, and Membership for Government employees is $30.00
  2. When should I pay my Membership Dues?
    The Membership Fee covers membership in the BCABA for a calendar year.  Membership fees can be paid at any time during the course of the year.  Membership dues for the upcoming year may be paid beginning on September 15, and members will be reminded through the email listserv that fees for the upcoming calendar year are due.
  3. How can I pay my membership fee?
    Detailed payment instructions for payment via either check or credit-card can be found  here.
  4. What are the benefits of membership in the BCABA?
    There are many benefits of membership in the BCABA, which can be found here.
  5. The Annual Program fee is cheaper for members of BCABA.  When must I pay dues to receive this discount?
    In order to receive the discount on the Annual Program, you must pay the membership fee for the upcoming year prior to the date of the Annual Program.  If you have questions regarding your membership status, please contact the BCABA Secretary.
  6. I’ve paid my dues. When will I be listed on the membership directory?
    The membership directory will be updated in the first quarter of each calendar year and on the last day of each month thereafter.  If membership fees are paid during the annual dues payment period (September 15 through December 15), you will be included in the membership directory distributed in the first quarter of the calendar year.  If you join after the dues payment period, you will receive all members-only email communications and will appear in the membership directory distributed at that year’s annual program, but may not appear in that year’s distributed directory.
  7. I’m not certain whether I have paid my dues for the current calendar year.  How can I confirm my paid membership status?
    Please contact the BCABA Secretary or President using the contact information provided here.
Contact
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BCA Bar Journal
SUMMER 2017 EDITION
OF BCA BAR JOURNAL

The Summer 2017 edition of BCA Bar Journal (Vol. No. XXVII, Issue No. 1) is now available. It contains timely and informative articles for government contracts practitioners. BCA Bar Journal is one of the great benefits of membership in the Board of Contract Appeals Bar Association, Inc.

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In the Land of the Disfavored: FAR Council Issues Proposed Rule on Avoiding Usage of LPTA
On October 2, 2019, DoD, GSA and NASA proposed to amend the FAR to implement section 880 of the […]
Fri, Oct 11, 2019
Crowell & Moring

At Last! Proposed Amendments to the FAR Reflecting Increased MPT, SAT and TINA Thresholds
On October 2, 2019, DoD, GSA and NASA issued two proposed rules to amend the FAR to implement various […]
Thu, Oct 10, 2019
Crowell & Moring

Big changes to the Buy American Act are coming—will they matter?
On July 15, 2019, President Trump signed Executive Order 13881 addressing domestic preferences in government procurement. Unlike Executive Order 13788 […]
Mon, Sep 30, 2019
Husch Blackwell - Contractor’s Perspective

DOD Releases Rule Significantly Limiting LPTA Procurements
LEGAL ALERT: On September 26, 2019, the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) published a Final Rule limiting the use of […]
Fri, Sep 27, 2019
Smith, Pachter, McWhorter & Allen

SPM Attorneys to Present a CLE on a Recent Supreme Court Decision Involving the Freedom of Information Act, Food Marketing Institute v. Argus Leader Media
On October 1, 2019, Thompson Reuters’ West LegalEd Center will broadcast a webinar featuring Smith Pachter McWhorter attorneys Edmund M. […]
Mon, Sep 23, 2019
Smith, Pachter, McWhorter & Allen

Does the Christian Doctrine apply to subcontractors?
Under the Christian Doctrine, prime contractors face the risk of having a court or a board of contract appeals read […]
Mon, Sep 16, 2019
Husch Blackwell - Contractor’s Perspective

Medical Device Contractor Settles FCA Allegations Based on TAA Violations
On Thursday, August 8, 2019, the Department of Justice (“DoJ”) announced that Danish medical device company Ambu, Inc. (“Ambu”) will […]
Tue, Aug 13, 2019
Hogan Lovells - Government Contracts

DoD Trusted Capital Marketplace
At a press availability on May 10, Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment, Ellen Lord, discussed the “matchmaking” […]
Tue, May 28, 2019
Hogan Lovells - Government Contracts

For commercial item contractors, some improvements—mixed with new and old barriers—in DoD’s final rule on procurement of commercial items and accompanying guidebook
For commercial item contractors, some improvements—mixed with new and old barriers—in DoD’s final rule on procurement of commercial items and […]
Fri, Feb 02, 2018
Dentons US LLP - Government Contracts Advisor

DCAA issues MRD confirming auditors should not verify technical interchanges
  On November 21, 2017, DCAA issued a Memorandum for Regional Directors (MRD) confirming that the Class Deviation 2017-O0010’s abrupt halt […]
Fri, Dec 01, 2017
Dentons US LLP - Government Contracts Advisor