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.
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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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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

Let's Talk FCA: Customs Fraud (August 2019)
In this episode, hosts Mana Lombardo and Jason Crawford speak with Crowell & Moring attorneys Frances Hadfield and Allegra Flamm […]
Tue, Aug 13, 2019
Crowell & Moring

Under the Wire: FAR Council Announces Interim Rule to Implement NDAA Procurement Ban on Huawei and Other Chinese Telecommunications Equipment
On August 13, 2019, the FAR Council published in the Federal Register an interim rule, FAR Subpart 4.21, […]
Tue, Aug 13, 2019
Crowell & Moring

Government Contracting Small Business Trends: Business Issues, Protests and Appeals
On September 10, 2019, Smith Pachter McWhorter attorney Jonathan Shaffer will present a panel/webinar on federal small business contracting issues […]
Thu, Aug 08, 2019
Smith, Pachter, McWhorter & Allen

Elizabeth N. Jochum has joined Smith Pachter McWhorter as a Member of its Government Contracts Group and Haris Hadzimuratovic and Jacob Bolinger Have Joined the Firm as Associate Attorneys.
NEW ATTORNEY ANNOUNCEMENT: Smith Pachter McWhorter PLC is pleased to announce that experienced government contracts attorney Elizabeth N. Jochum has […]
Tue, Jul 16, 2019
Smith, Pachter, McWhorter & Allen

Government contractor pleads guilty to fraud for paying drivers as independent contractors
Paying workers as independent contractors instead of as employees may land a former executive in jail for criminal wire fraud. On […]
Tue, Jun 25, 2019
Husch Blackwell - Contractor’s Perspective

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

The importance of specificity in small business joint venture agreements
  When drafting small business joint venture agreements, the devil is in the details. A template JV agreement—like the one from […]
Mon, May 13, 2019
Husch Blackwell - Contractor’s Perspective

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