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What Contractors Need To Know About The Proposed FY 2018 NDAA
On November 9, 2017, Congress released its conference report on the FY 2018 National Defense Authorization Act.
United States
22 Nov 2017
February 2017 Protest Roundup
In February 2017, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) publicly released notable decisions addressing (1) the effect of the temporary lapse in GAO's civilian task order jurisdiction...
United States
17 Mar 2017
DC Circuit Enforces Escobar's Materiality Requirement
This week, the D.C. Circuit added to the post-Escobar, materiality jurisprudence with its opinion in United States ex rel. McBride v. Halliburton Co., No. 15-7144 (Feb. 17, 2017).
United States
7 Mar 2017
October 2016 Protest Roundup
The Government Accountability Office and the U.S. Court of Federal Claims issued notable decisions addressing (1) competition, (2) price realism and best value, and (3) organizational conflicts of interest.
United States
14 Nov 2016
Universal Health: The Supreme Court Approves Implied Certification; Focus On Materiality Provides A Mixed Blessing To Defendants In False Claims Act Cases
On June 16, 2016, a unanimous Supreme Court blessed the implied false certification theory of False Claims Act (FCA) liability, resolving a circuit split on the theory's legitimacy.
United States
24 Jun 2016
Paid Sick Leave – Proposed Regulations May Carry Significant Burdens For Federal Contractors
On February 25, 2016, the Department of Labor (DOL) issued extensive proposed regulations for implementing the White House's Executive Order 13706, Establishing Sick Leave for Government Contractors.
United States
21 Mar 2016
New FAR Rule Requires Offerors To Certify Regarding Owners, Predecessors, Or Subsidiaries
On March 7, the FAR Counsel issued a final rule addressing the collection of information about offerors responding to solicitations for federal contracts
United States
16 Mar 2016
Department Of Health And Human Services OIG Publishes Work Plan For Fiscal Year 2016
Each review plan includes OIG's primary objectives as well as the year in which OIG expects its reports to be issued, the office within OIG that will perform the review, and the planned report number.
United States
20 Nov 2015
Agencies Need Not Recertify Small Business Status At Task Order Level
On October 8, 2015, GAO upheld a $46.5 million IT task order awarded to OBXtek, Inc., finding that the U.S. Department of the Air Force was not required to recertify the contractor...
United States
5 Nov 2015
GAO: Protest Filed Within 10 Days Of Debrief Still Untimely
GAO's recent decision in Protect the Force Inc.—Reconsideration, B-411897.3 demonstrates the importance of understanding GAO's prior case law and carefully following the rules set out in its bid protest regulations.
United States
4 Nov 2015
OMB And Federal Agencies Publish Final Rule On Grants And Cooperative Agreements
On December 19, 2014, the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and 28 federal agencies published in the Federal Register a consolidated interim final rule...
United States
9 Jan 2015
Global Procurement Quarterly, Summer/Fall 2014
Although the overall number of corporate cases brought by the government under the FCPA has been lower, the amount of money the government has collected in penalties has increased significantly.
26 Oct 2014
Global Procurement Quarterly - Spring 2014
For the past several years, U.S. sanctions have focused on Iran and Syria. However, recent events in Ukraine have opened a new front in sanctions enforcement.
United States
20 Jun 2014
OMB Revises And Consolidates Rules Governing Most Federal Grants
In the final days of 2013, the White House Office of Management and Budget released for publication long-awaited final guidance on administrative requirements, cost principles and audit requirements pertaining to federal grants and cooperative agreements.
United States
8 Jan 2014
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