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Morrison & Foerster LLP
With the 2018 Government shutdown entering the work week, any contractors with ongoing or potential protests may be wondering what the effect of the shutdown will be on the protest process.
Agencies are required to submit plans to the OMB outlining anticipated staffing levels during a shutdown. Estimated furloughs range from 99.3 percent of those at the NLRB to 3.8 percent of those at GSA.
Holland & Knight
The last time we faced an impending government shutdown, our Government Contracts Team posted a blog regarding what contractors should do in the event of a shutdown.
Womble Bond Dickinson
Womble Bond Dickinson's Scott MacLatchie will speak on "The Intersection of the First and Fourth Amendments in Interactions Between Citizens and Police Officers" at the 31st annual DRI Civil Rights...
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
At 12:01 a.m. on January 20, the Federal government began to shut down all non-essential operations, as Congress failed to pass a spending bill appropriating funding for government operations.
As most federal contractors have learned, disruptions to the regular order of the congressional budget process have led to a heavy reliance on "continuing resolutions" for funding the government in recent years...
Day Pitney LLP
It is likely that an assessment of the impact will need to be made on a case-by-case basis.
Proskauer Rose LLP
Once again, a government shutdown seems inevitable. During previous government shutdowns, government agencies and departments issued stop-work orders, grinding work on government projects and contracts to a halt.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
As Congress and the Administration appear to be careening toward a potential government shutdown – whether on Friday January 19 or once another short-term continuing resolution expires ...
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
As we enter the new year, there are new changes in state and federal lobbying, gift and campaign finance laws.
The number of new rules proposed by federal agencies within the first 10 months of President Trump's presidency is down approximately 75 percent ...
Proposed sales of weapons and military equipment to foreign countries nearly doubled in FY17, to approximately $54.2 billion, as compared to $36.7 billion in FY16.
On December 1, 2017, the Department of Defense (DoD) updated its internal guidance regarding compliance with the requirements of Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) 252.204-7012, ...
On December 21, 2017, the Senate passed a short-term extension of federal funding to keep the government from shutting down for three more weeks, thereby by pushing a number of policy battles into 2018.
Our January edition of "Government Contracts Legislative and Regulatory Update" offers a summary of the relevant changes that took place during the month of December.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On January 9, 2018, the US Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs held a full committee hearing entitled "Combating Money Laundering and Other Forms of Illicit Finance...
Morrison & Foerster LLP
The Government "can engage a contractor to make snowmen in August, if [it spells] it out clearly [in a contract]." Rixon Electronics, Inc. v. United States, 536 F.2d 1345, 1351 (Ct. Cl. 1976).
Holland & Knight
A decision by the U.S. Court of Federal Claims on Jan. 5, 2018, has important implications for breach of trust claims involving tribal trust funds.
Thompson Coburn LLP
In addition to formal regulations, informal federal regulatory guidance has become commonplace in the world of banking law.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Akin Gump has issued an alert on administration and congressional activity since President Trump's inauguration.
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Foley Hoag LLP
Between November 27-29, over 2,000 delegates gathered in Geneva to attend the UN Forum on Business and Human Rights. The central theme of this year's Forum ...
Jones Day
This video describes Jones Day's Anti-Human Trafficking Project, and features lawyers who describe how and why the project was undertaken.
Mayer Brown
Regulators have also brought several new enforcement actions during the first quarter of this year under existing pay-to-play rules and ethics laws.
On December 20, 2017, President Trump issued a new Executive Order (EO) targeting corruption and human rights abuses around the world.
On Tuesday, December 12, 2017, President Trump signed the fiscal year 2018 (FY18) National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) into law (Pub. L. 115-91).
Fisher Phillips LLP
If Congress cannot approve a budget by this Friday at midnight, the federal government will shut down.
Jones Day
On December 12, 2017, President Trump signed the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018, H.R. 2810.
Foley Hoag LLP
On December 21, 2017, the Trump Administration released a list of foreign nationals it has identified to be sanctioned in accordance with the Global Magnitsky Human Rights ...
Holland & Knight
This is the seventh blog post in a series analyzing the current draft of the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) as signed into law on December 12, 2017.
Jones Day
While proposing the plan, the debtor is entitled to certain protections against involuntary bankruptcy petitions and other adverse creditor actions, albeit for a period of four months maximum.
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