The following terms and definitions apply to GSA Schedules Teaming: At Koprince Law, we are experienced in developing, verifying and negotiating prime teaming agreements/subcontractors for federal government projects. And if you want to establish a team relationship that goes beyond a single contract, that`s not a problem either – we can help you prepare a thorough mastery team agreement in order to define the parameters of a broader team relationship. Although joint venture agreements are often discussed at the same time as teaming prime/subcontractor agreements, the two are very different. In a joint venture, two or more companies come together (usually through the creation of a new separate legal entity) to jointly perform a government contract at the level of the main contract. In this scenario, public procurement authorities are often asked to indicate that the contract agent (CO) authorises the use of subcontractors before being able to provide the service. CTA differs from a partnership between a main contractor and a subcontractor in that all team members are equal parties. Other important differences are listed below: For many small public contractors, cooperation with other companies is indispensable to successfully fulfill federal government orders.. . . .