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GAO Says Strict Compliance With Buy American Act Exception Requirements Not Necessary
The decision requires agencies to analyze the contents of a bid, rather than mechanically rejecting it on a technicality.
United States
4 Dec 2018
The Buy American And Hire American Executive Order: What It Means For Supply Chain Management
We predicted that the Trump Administration would seek to strengthen domestic preferences in procurement, possibly doing so via an executive order.
United States
4 May 2017
Update On Government Contracts Ramifications Of The Trump Administration
In December 2016, Jones Day issued "Government Contracts Ramifications of the Trump Election," a Commentary in which we discussed several likely impacts of the Trump Administration in the government contracts arena.
United States
2 Feb 2017
GAO Finds "Highest Technically Rated At A Fair And Reasonable Price" Is A Permissible Evaluation Scheme
On January 11, 2017, the Government Accountability Office ("GAO") issued its decision in Sevatec, Inc., et al., B-413559.3 et al.
United States
19 Jan 2017
GAO's Bid Protest Report To Congress Reveals Skyrocketing Sustain Rates
The statistic that immediately stands out is the significant increase in GAO's sustain rate this year.
United States
4 Jan 2017
Civilian Task Order Jurisdiction Restored At GAO
This jurisdiction previously expired on September 30, 2016, under the sunset provision in 41 U.S.C. 4106(f)(3).
United States
28 Dec 2016
Government Contracts Ramifications Of The Trump Election
The presidential Administration of Donald J. Trump is likely to usher in many changes for government contractors.
United States
13 Dec 2016
Compliance With Export Controls Can Be Essential To Winning Government Contracts
An August 2016 bid protest decision highlights the importance of government contractors having, and being able to demonstrate, an effective export controls compliance program.
United States
1 Dec 2016
Leveling The Field: The TPP's Effect On Global Government Procurement
Coverage of the Trans-Pacific Partnership ("TPP") has focused on tariff reduction, intellectual property, and dispute resolution, but there are also provisions of interest to government contractors.
United States
6 Sep 2016
Agencies Establish Baseline Cybersecurity Safeguards For Information Systems Containing Federal Contract Information
The requirements imposed by the government focus on the systems that house sensitive data, rather than imposing requirements on specified data.
United States
20 Jun 2016
After collecting feedback from industry representatives, the Department of Defense ("DOD") recently revised the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations Supplement ("DFARS") interim rule on required cybersecurity measures...
United States
4 Feb 2016
Revised DFARS Interim Rule Regarding Cybersecurity Responds To Industry Concerns
After collecting feedback from industry representatives, the Department of Defense recently revised the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations Supplement interim rule on required cybersecurity measures for defense contractors.
United States
22 Jan 2016
New DOD Cybersecurity Rule Continues Onslaught Of Federal Regulations For Government Contractors
The last few months have been busy ones for contractors as the U.S. government continues to rapidly issue new requirements in an attempt to catch up in the cybersecurity arena.
United States
1 Oct 2015
D.C. Circuit Prevents Disclosure Of KBR's Internal Investigation Materials, Again
While statements regarding the existence of such materials generally will not result in waiver, revealing the substance of those materials likely will.
United States
1 Sep 2015
Doing Business With The Government? What You Should Know About Cybersecurity
Government contractors are in a difficult position when it comes to cybersecurity.
United States
4 Jun 2015
Supreme Court Affirms Narrow Scope Of Wartime Suspension Of Limitations Act, Interprets False Claims Act "First To File" Rule
In 2006, Benjamin Carter, a former Kellogg, Brown & Root Services, Inc. ("KBR") employee, brought a qui tam action against KBR, claiming that KBR had fraudulently billed the Government for water purification services in Iraq.
United States
2 Jun 2015
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