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New DOJ Guidance On Cooperation In FCA Investigations Clarifies How Companies Can Receive Leniency In Exchange For Voluntary Disclosures, But Leaves Unanswered Questions
Earlier this week, the Department of Justice released guidance identifying the circumstances in which the Department would award credit to companies ...
United States
28 May 2019
DOJ Plans To Dismiss Another Whistleblower FCA Case
In the ever-evolving False Claims Act (FCA) arena, the Government told the court that it intends to move to dismiss a whistleblower suit against United Health Group's Executive Health Resources, Inc.
United States
19 Mar 2019
Cry Havoc And Let Slip The Risks Of War
In last month's post, we considered First Kuwaiti Trading & Contracting W.L.L., v. Dep't of State, CBCA 3506, 2018 WL 6423911, and Appeal of ECC International, LLC, ASBCA 60484, 2018 WL 6251069...
United States
22 Feb 2019
Who Bears The Risks Of War?
On the eve of the Vicksburg campaign in October 1862, Abraham Lincoln instructed Ulysses S. Grant, "Follow law, and forms of law, as far as convenient."
United States
30 Jan 2019
Increased Security Risks May Be A Cardinal Change
Former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld once explained that there are the known unknowns and the unknown unknowns.
United States
27 Sep 2018
Impending Tariffs Could Increase Cost Of Performance, But Remedy-Granting Clauses May Allow For Price Adjustments
As talk of a trade war escalates, government contractors should be alert to the possibility that the recently imposed steel and aluminum tariffs could increase their cost of performance.
United States
19 Apr 2018
Rare Federal Circuit Protest Decision Affirms Agency Discretion In Sole Source Context
Last week, the Federal Circuit issued a rare opinion on a bid protest in Agustawestland North America, Inc. v. United States.
United States
1 Feb 2018
FY 2018 Forecasts: Cloudy Skies For False Claims And Storms On The Protest Horizon?
This is the first in a short series of forecasts from our Government Contracts partners on things to watch for in government contracts in Fiscal Year 2018.
United States
11 Oct 2017
Winning The Corrective Action, And Using Clarifications Instead Of Discussions
In a recent Protest Roundup, we discussed Dell Federal Systems, LP v. United States, 2017 WL 2981811 (Fed. Cl. July 3, 2017)...
United States
13 Sep 2017
Uncharted Territory: Protestor Files Suit Challenging Gao's Redaction Policy
We'll be watching with interest as Pond Constructors, Inc. v. Government Accountability Office, No. 1:17-cv-00881, makes its way through the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.
United States
22 May 2017
CBCA Affirms It Cannot Direct An Agency To Revise A CPAR
The Civilian Board of Contract Appeals recently affirmed that it would follow the Court of Federal Claims and Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals in refusing to direct an agency to revise...
United States
24 Mar 2017
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