This practice includes, among other things:
- evaluating the commerciality of supplies and services offered to government customers or higher-tier contractors and advocating for commercial status;
- applying commercial-type end user license agreements for commercial computer software and commercial computer software documentation and negotiating necessary modifications to reflect requirements and limitations that are unique to federal customers;
- advising clients on the application of FAR, DFARS and other agency FAR supplement clauses to contracts and subcontracts for commercial supplies and services;
- counseling on exemptions for commercial item contracts from federal Cost Accounting Standards and requirements for cost or pricing data;
- negotiating GSA schedule contracts, including the establishment of a basis-of-award customer for purposes of applying the GSA’s most-favored pricing, or Price Reduction clause;
- counseling on the “Section 508” accessibility standards for facilitating access to electronic information technology items by disabled persons; and
- applying the exemption for commercial-item subcontractors from requirements for Small Business Subcontracting Plans.