This article posted on our partner site addresses how small businesses can prevent losing contracts with government agencies when they are affiliated with a larger firm. For the federal government, Small Business Administration, if the small business can be a “protege” in a joint venture with an approved “mentor” and not lose these valuable contracts. The author notes that the formal requirements to establish this program needs to be satisfied even if a mentor-protege relationship has existed between the parties previously. The author notes to take advantage would be opportune for small business but compliance and due diligence are required.

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