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Duane Morris LLP
It with a heavy heart that I post a recent blog that I wrote for Entrepreneur about the unthinkable we need to think about: terrorism.
Troutman Sanders LLP
In McCrory v. Berger, the North Carolina Supreme Court issued its long-awaited opinion in this battle between the Governor and the legislative leadership as to who gets to make appointments to executive branch agencies.
Dentons (US)
The author of legislation that would facilitate a major expansion of MARTA into Atlanta's public transit-starved northern arc, the Emory/CDC corridor and east on I-20, has introduced a slightly revised measure...
Dentons Worldwide
Sultani Decree No. 4/2016 Amending SD 47/2015 Appointing Members of the Majlis Al Dawla (State Council). Issued on 28 January 2016.
Proskauer Rose LLP
Earlier this week, the Seventh Circuit allowed a Caucasian construction worker to take his reverse racism claims to trial because there were factual disputes about the reason for his termination.
Reed Smith
On January 20, 2016, the Supreme Court clarified the scope of "Yearsley immunity" – a form of derivative sovereign immunity available to qualifying government contractors – in its decision in Campbell-Ewald Co. v. Gomez.
Holland & Knight
As a result of the final rule, an ITVAR contractor that resells the products of large businesses can qualify as a small business under Footnote 18 of NAICS 541519 only if SBA grants a waiver to the nonmanufacturer rule...
Dentons (US)
With the delivery of the State of the State address and budget presentation on January 13, the New York legislative session finally began in earnest.
Thompson Coburn LLP
Many Americans are unaware of human trafficking's pervasiveness, believing, if they have considered it at all, that trafficking takes place only in third-world countries.
Jones Day
After collecting feedback from industry representatives, the Department of Defense ("DOD") recently revised the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations Supplement ("DFARS") interim rule on required cybersecurity measures...
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
This article addresses what it means to be a "responsive bidder." While responsibleness focuses on the bidder or proposer, responsiveness focuses on the bid or proposal.
Dickstein Shapiro LLP
The Department of Justice (DOJ) is setting its sights on individual accountability for corporate wrongdoing.
Reed Smith
On January 20, 2016, the Supreme Court clarified the scope of "Yearsley immunity" – a form of derivative sovereign immunity available to qualifying government contractors – in its decision in Campbell-Ewald Co. v. Gomez.
Dentons (US)
The budget adjustment comprises expanded funds for K-12 public education, including millions in grants for school systems to improve internet connectivity and to finance live online instruction and expand digital resources.
Holland & Knight
This case raised the questions of whether a tribe may extend the usual six-year statute of limitations period to present its claims for CSC, and if so, under what "equitable tolling" circumstances.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
With Beacon Hill off and running in the new year, Governor Charlie Baker and House Speaker Robert DeLeo this week unveiled key parts of their policy agendas for 2016.
Duane Morris LLP
On January 22, 2016, the FAR Council promulgated proposed regulations that prohibit contractors and subcontractors from contractually barring their employees and subcontractors from reporting fraud, waste, or abuse...
Dentons (US)
At the December 15, 2015 meeting, the Georgia Government Transparency and Campaign Finance Commission (Commission) approved several changes to Commission rules...
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
Every two years, the U.S. Trade Representative updates the dollar values at which certain international trade agreements apply to certain types of U.S. government contracts.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
FAR 52.222-50 prohibits "human trafficking." To quote the current GEICO TV commercials, "Everybody knows that." But do you know exactly what the FAR prohibits?
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Seyfarth Shaw LLP
On December 18, 2015, President Obama signed into law the "Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015".
Reed Smith
On December 18, 2015, President Obama signed into law the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015 (the "PATH Act").
Holland & Knight
In 2015, the U.S. Department of Navy (Navy) undoubtedly led Department of Defense (DoD) renewable energy procurement efforts by meeting its goal to procure over one gigawatt (GW) of renewable energy.
Dickstein Shapiro LLP
The Department of Justice (DOJ) is setting its sights on individual accountability for corporate wrongdoing.
Holland & Knight
This case raised the questions of whether a tribe may extend the usual six-year statute of limitations period to present its claims for CSC, and if so, under what "equitable tolling" circumstances.
Fisher & Phillips LLP
As the national debate roils about how to handle the problem of gun violence in modern American society, employers are asking whether it makes sense to allow employees to carry firearms at work.
Orrick
If a third party sends you someone's trade secrets, and you delete them as soon as you know they're trade secrets, you're off the hook for misappropriation.
Holland & Knight
As a result of the final rule, an ITVAR contractor that resells the products of large businesses can qualify as a small business under Footnote 18 of NAICS 541519 only if SBA grants a waiver to the nonmanufacturer rule...
Morrison & Foerster LLP
On January 19, 2016, the California Court of Appeals ruled that disclosures made in publicly available SEC filings do not qualify as public disclosures under the California False Claims Act ("CFCA").
WilmerHale
In 2015, the Justice Department (DOJ) continued to give high priority to False Claims Act (FCA) investigations, bringing in nearly $3.6 billion in settlements and judgments.
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