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Morrison & Foerster LLP
In May, the Government Accountability Office ("GAO") and the U.S. Court of Federal Claims ("COFC") published a number of decisions, many of which can be categorized as "back-to-basics" decisions
Morrison & Foerster LLP
In contracts – and especially in government contracts, where one is expected to "turn square corners" – we often analyze breach of contract in light of the jots and tittles of a contract's express...
Mayer Brown
Investing in the US remains an attractive option for savvy Chinese businesses.
Holland & Knight
Imagine if a DoD agency could purchase commercial-off-the-shelf products of any value simply by placing an order at an Amazon-like website – no need for solicitations, quotes, evaluation, or...
Foley Hoag LLP
At last week's Boston Pride Week kickoff, Mayor Marty Walsh was asked about a question slated for the November 2018 ballot that would repeal the new transgender public accommodations law in Massachusetts
Gibbs Giden Locher Turner Senet & Wittbrodt LLP
This focuses on Public Contract Code § 9204, the new law requiring a minimum claims resolution procedure for claims arising in public contracts ("Section 9204").
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Litigation before the Armed Services and Civilian Boards of Contract Appeals (ASBCA and CBCA, or Boards) involves some unique aspects not found in typical civil cases in federal courts.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
On Tuesday, May 30, 2017, the GSA issued a request for comments seeking "input on acquisition regulations, policies,
Shearman & Sterling LLP
Last week, the White House released an infrastructure "fact sheet" (the "Fact Sheet") that accompanied its proposed Fiscal Year 2018 budget.
McDermott Will & Emery
In this case, the government had contracted with a private security company to provide guards at a military airbase in Iraq.
Holland & Knight
The U.S. Supreme Court recently heard oral argument in Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia, Inc. v. Comer, No. 15-577.
Dentons
On January 9, 2017, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo issued Executive Order No. 162 (EO or Order) aimed at "Ensuring Pay Equity by State Contractors."
Proskauer Rose LLP
On June 7, 2017, Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta testified at a House Appropriations subcommittee hearing in support of the proposal
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System ("FRB") imposed a $41 million fine on Deutsche Bank AG and its U.S. operations for anti-money laundering ("AML") and Bank Secrecy Act...
Morrison & Foerster LLP
In an April 2017 decision, the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals (ASBCA) once again rejected the position of the Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) that a cost or type of cost...
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
On May 18, 2017, House Armed Services Committee Chairman Mac Thornberry introduced H.R. 2511, titled "The Defense Acquisition Streamlining and Transparency Act."
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...
Reed Smith
In efforts to bring the VA Acquisition Regulation (VAAR) "in line" with Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), the US Department of Veterans Affairs ("VA") has proposed amendments to its acquisition regulation.
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
On May 23, the Government Accountability Office (GAO), in a letter to Senator Patrick Toomey, R-Pa., agreed to determine whether the Guidance on Leveraged Lending jointly issued in 2013...
Thompson Coburn LLP
As part of the Uniform Grant Guidance published in 2013, the Federal Government required entities that receive Federal awards, such as grants and cooperative agreements, to comply with new...
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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...
Torres Law, PLLC
The recent presidential campaign was notable for the debate concerning whether interaction with foreign entities benefitted the U.S. While trade deficits and offshoring of U.S. jobs grabbed headlines...
Torres Law, PLLC
On March 30, President Trump announced his intent to nominate Mira Radielovic Ricardel to the position of Under Secretary of Commerce for Export Administration.
The Brattle Group, Inc.
Major infrastructure investments—especially pro- jects and programs of regional and national signifi- cance—can generate major "spillover" benefits to the general public...
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Two common themes run through the cases we have chosen for this month's bid protest roundup.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Read the latest edition of Red Notice, a monthly update on global investigations and prosecutions that cross multiple jurisdictions. Red Notice focuses on developments related to anticorruption...
Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP
In January of 2017, the GAO released a report highlighting the risk of espionage, cyber-attack, and money laundering that could arise when high-security federal tenants lease space in buildings...
Butler Snow LLP
The role of government as it pertains to economic development is not to create jobs. It is to create an environment where the private sector is encouraged to create jobs and investment.
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Seizures of multinational companies' assets in Venezuela have become all too common in recent years.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
Doing business with the United States federal government can be very lucrative, but it comes with a price. That price arrives in the form of reporting obligations, recordkeeping, outreach, and much more.
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