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On October 24, 2016, a federal district court in Texas issued a preliminary injunction in a case called Associated Builders & Contractors, et al. v. Rung, in which it halted implementation of the most controversial aspects of the newly-minted "Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces" FAR rule ..
This client alert discusses some of the more significant changes that could affect issuers and borrowers in connection with awards of volume cap if the proposed regulations were adopted in their current form.
As the Obama administration winds down, the number of administration officials leaving the government will increase dramatically.
Holland & Knight
On October 17, 2016, the Trump Campaign proposed several ethics, lobbying and campaign finance reforms.
Proskauer Rose LLP
Judge Crone declined to enjoin the paycheck transparency provisions, which go into effect on January 1, 2017.
Duane Morris LLP
On October 24, 2016, the mandatory disclosure and arbitration provisions of the FPSW Regulations and Guidance were preliminarily enjoined by the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas in Associated Builders and Contractors of Southeast Texas v. Rung.
Holland & Knight
The U.S. DOE's Office of Indian Energy has announced its Notice of Intent for funding opportunities ranging from $50,000 to $1 million to maximize the development and deployment of clean energy and energy efficiency solutions in Indian Country.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Following a size protest, the SBA took a closer look at each member of the JV and didn't like what it found.
McDermott Will & Emery
The defendant had contracted with the US Army to perform electrical work at bases in Northern Afghanistan.
Holland & Knight
The U.S. government finalized regulations amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) that will affect an estimated 350,000 federal contractors.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Hundreds of supporters of Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton packed Parkhouse Hall at Montgomery County Community College Tuesday afternoon to hear former president Bill Clinton's pitch to voters on why his wife, the former Secretary of State and senator from New York, should be the nation's next president.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The United States Department of Labor's Final Rule on paid sick leave requirements for many federal contractors will apply to covered contracts beginning on January 1, 2017.
Proskauer Rose LLP
On October 7, 2016, the first lawsuit challenging the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order and its Final Rule and Guidance was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas.
Proskauer Rose LLP
As reported in Bloomberg BNA, Patricia Shiu will be stepping down as Director of the Office of Federal Contractor Compliance Programs ("OFCCP") on November 6, 2016.
Mayer Brown
It is also possible that additional legislation with respect to the fiscal crisis in Puerto Rico could be considered.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
In the second installment of our new monthly feature, we identify a few noteworthy bid protest decisions from the month of September and discuss briefly some of the developments or trends observed in those decisions.
The October edition of "Government Contracts Legislative and Regulatory Update" offers a summary of the relevant changes that took place during the month of September.
Debo Adegbile lends his voice in a New York Times Op-Doc entitled "Supreme Court v. the American Voter," part of a series of documentaries produced by the New York Times...
The Department of Defense (DoD) on October 4, 2016, issued a rule finalizing cyber reporting regulations applicable to DoD contractors and subcontractors set forth in 32 CFR Part 236.
Holland & Knight
This case, arising out of the Fourth Circuit, raised yet again the question of how much detail a False Claims Act (FCA) complaint must allege about the alleged false claims themselves.
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Today, the U.S. Department of Labor published its final rule implementing Executive Order 13706, which requires certain federal contractors and subcontractors to provide paid sick leave to their employees.
Jones Day
Investor-state dispute settlement provisions allow foreign investors the right to claim compensation when a host government acts, or fails to act, in a way that discriminates against the foreign investment.
Paul Hastings LLP
The certification requirement was the most highly-anticipated aspect of the Final Rule and differs from the Proposed Rule in two material respects.
Mayer Brown
The targeting of hotels by terrorist organizations is not a new phenomenon but certainly a growing one.
Holland & Knight
Section 518(e) of the Clean Water Act authorizes the EPA to treat eligible federally recognized tribes, with Indian reservations, as a state for purposes of administering section 303 provisions of the CWA.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
After closing the book on the formal sessions in July, Massachusetts lawmakers have turned their attention to the November election.
Proskauer Rose LLP
Loyal readers of this blog are well aware of the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order and corresponding regulations which go into effect next month.
Holland & Knight
In the first federal jury trial by the SEC against a municipality or its officers, jurors found that the City of Miami, Florida and its former budget director defrauded bond investors in 2009.
Poyner Spruill LLP
Detailed technical definitions and explanations of what constitutes corrupt practices are available. A simple explanation is that furnishing a foreign government official with anything of value for favorable treatment is considered illegal.
Stites & Harbison PLLC
On June 16, 2016 the United States Supreme Court ruled that government contractors can violate the Civil False Claims Act under the theory of "Implied False Certification."
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