Well, it doesn't happen very often, but the Supreme Court has agreed to hear a government contracts case!
On Tuesday, July 21, 2015, Senate Majority Leader Harry Brown (R-Onslow) held a bipartisan press conference touting his plan to change the distribution method of local sales taxes in North Carolina.
Wake County Superior Court Judge Howard E. Manning Jr. will retire at the end of this month, but will still handle some cases.
Last month, the White House announced a change in its policy toward overseas hostage-takings of U.S. citizens.
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Below is Georgia's statutory election schedule for both special and general elections (collectively, the "Election"), as it applies to local governmental entities (the "Local Entity"), SPLOST impositions and Bond issuances.
As required by the Small Business Jobs Act of 2010, on June 3, 2015, the FAR Council introduced a proposed change to the FAR contract bundling requirements.
On May 26, 2015, the United States Supreme Court issued its much-anticipated decision in the long-running saga of Kellogg Brown & Root Services, Inc. v. United States ex rel. Carter, 2015 WL 2456621 (2015) ("KBR").
From a practical standpoint, the new HHS OIG task force likely means more enforcement of cases that DOJ does not pursue.
The proposed rule will require agencies to include the CUI Program requirements in all contracts that involve contractor access to CUI.
In turn, many companies do not do a particularly good job of recording employee time, and that gives rise to missing or incomplete records, mistakes, unapproved changes, and many more timekeeping problems.
This is the second installment in a two-part series about the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority's ("BARDA's") use of Broad Agency Announcements ("BAAs") to solicit industry proposals.
Every day, government contractors are faced with the tension of trying to walk the fine line between what the government wants and what a contract actually requires.
These rules provide procurement agencies with a most potent weapon – the ability to suspend or debar contractors for failure to timely disclose credible evidence of such violations.
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The Federal government continues to use the FCA both as shield against those seeking to defraud the government and a sword to claw back money from allegedly undeserving government contractors.
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This U.S. Small Business Administration program has been highly successful for many Section 8(a) concerns, but there are pitfalls that should be avoided particularly when the mentor and protégé joint venture together.
The US Navy awarded a contract to Campbell-Ewald Company to develop and conduct a mobile marketing campaign that included sending out a recruitment-related text message to about 150,000 individuals between the ages of 18-24.
The Kinetic Concepts decision eases the standard in the Ninth Circuit for relators to pursue claims based on publicly disclosed allegations.
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In the letter, the Members state that the proposed guidance and regulations will "delay an already cumbersome federal procurement process and will impose additional costs on employers, federal agencies, and American taxpayers."
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In Tug Hill Construction Inc., the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals ("Board") recognized the limits of the implied duty of good faith and fair dealing.
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In a recent ruling, Hill York Service Corporation v. Critchfield Mechanical, Inc., the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida held that a contractor may not establish damages for delay...