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Morrison & Foerster LLP
All government contractors must have an active registration in the System for Award Management (SAM) to do business with the government. As of March 22, 2018, SAM requires users registering...
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
FINRA proposed amending its existing anti-money laundering ("AML") requirements to explicitly require ongoing customer due diligence, consistent with the May 11, 2018 effective date...
Foley Hoag LLP
It's Friday and time for another overview of developments in the field of business and human rights that we've been monitoring.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
A former Venezuelan official admitted to soliciting and receiving bribes from owners of certain U.S. energy companies. The official pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit money laundering.
Reed Smith
The Congressional Review Act (CRA) was long viewed as something of a paper tiger, and for good reason.
Littler Mendelson
On April 18, 2018, in another step signaling increased transparency for federal contractors, OFCCP issued a release describing its methodology for selecting and scheduling federal contractors for audit in 2018.
Holland & Knight
The latest revelations about cybersecurity breaches hit right at the core of the government contracting community.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
Republican and Democratic Senators from the Committee on Agriculture sent a letter to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin urging the Committee on Foreign Investment ...
Fenwick & West LLP
The U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) conducts the BE-12 benchmark survey of foreign direct investment in the United States every five years.
Holland & Knight
On April 13, 2018, The Department of Defense (DoD) issued Class Deviation 2018-O00013, which consolidates and supersedes two prior class deviations that increased the micro-purchase...
Dentons
Contractor legal costs, including the costs to settle third party lawsuits (i.e., suits brought against a contractor by an individual or non‑governmental entity) ...
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) recently released its scheduling methodology for the fiscal year (FY) 2018 scheduling list.
Holland & Knight
The DoD Office of Inspector General is responsible for investigating all complaints of reprisal made by DoD contractors, subcontractors, grantees, subgrantees and personal service contractors...
Dentons
Contractor legal costs, including the costs to settle third party lawsuits (i.e., suits brought against a contractor by an individual or non‑governmental entity), are allowable if the costs are reasonable...
Morrison & Foerster LLP
As talk of a trade war escalates, government contractors should be alert to the possibility that the recently imposed steel and aluminum tariffs could increase their cost of performance.
Dentons
The following elections speed read comes by way of Dentons50 partners James Woulfe and Jim O'Brien of The Connecticut Group–editor.
Carlton Fields
The Florida Constitution Revision Commission (CRC) met in an extended session on April 16, and approved a total of eight ballot measures to revise the Florida Constitution.
Dentons
President Donald J. Trump has loosened the federal government's grip on businesses looking to secure federal contracts. On March 27, 2017, the president signed Executive Order 13782 revoking executive orders ...
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
On April 9, 2018, Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. launched a new online communications portal, the ISS Help Center, to provide a simplified interface for submitting questions to ISS Research.
Bowditch & Dewey
Conversion therapy, sometimes known as "reparative therapy," is the pseudo-psychological practice of trying to change an individual's sexual orientation ...
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Arnold & Porter
On March 19, 2018, the Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) published five frequently asked questions and responses (FAQs) relating to digital currency and sanctions compliance.
Holland & Knight
Section 846 of the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) directed the General Services Administration (GSA) to create a new e-commerce portal for the sale of commercial goods.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The "FATF Public Statement," which was published on November 3, 2017, identifies jurisdictions that are subject to its call for countermeasures or are subject to enhanced due diligence due to their strategic AML/CFT deficiencies.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Despite the headlines coming out of Washington, Congress continues to move forward in regular fashion, discussing and acting upon key issues, such as funding the government, addressing the need...
Morrison & Foerster LLP
A recently leaked internal memorandum ("Memorandum") suggests the end is near for the Department of Justice (DOJ) practice of sitting idly ...
Arnold & Porter
Regardless, anyone who negotiates a settlement with the government should understand the new law well ahead of any resolution.
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
Yesterday, President Trump announced that he is nominating Rebecca Slaughter to the Federal Trade Commission.
Dentons
Contractor legal costs, including the costs to settle third party lawsuits (i.e., suits brought against a contractor by an individual or non‑governmental entity), are allowable if the costs are reasonable...
Dentons
On Tuesday, December 12, 2017, President Trump signed the fiscal year 2018 (FY18) National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) into law (Pub. L. 115-91).
Duane Morris LLP
As a follow-up to our Alert from March 1, 2018, on April 9, the IRS and U.S. Treasury approved designated Opportunity Zones in 18 states and territories
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