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OFCCP Releases Three New Directives For Federal Contractors
The Office of Federal Contractor Compliance Programs' fiscal year 2019 directives rescind the Active Case Enforcement compliance review procedures, create early resolution procedures, and enhance compliance assistance through the Help Desk and opinion letters.
United States
6 Dec 2018
IRS Issues Guidance On Changes To Section 162(m)
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has issued Notice 2018-68 (Notice) providing guidance on changes in Code Section 162(m) made by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA), Public Law 115-17.
United States
20 Sep 2018
GSA Issues Final Rule To Allow ‘Order-Level Materials' On Schedule Orders
Under the US General Services Administration's final rule, agencies may add nonschedule Order-Level Materials of up to one-third of the order value acquired ...
United States
31 Jan 2018
GSA Makes Participation In Transactional Data Reporting Pilot Voluntary
Contractors should consider weighing benefits and burdens in making the election.
United States
30 Aug 2017
Court Enjoins FPSW Regs: Checklist Of Obligations And Status Included
The court preliminarily blocks the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces' (FPSW's) disclosure requirements and arbitration restrictions, providing some relief for federal contractors.
United States
14 Nov 2016
Final Rule For Fair Pay And Safe Workplaces: Scant Relief For Federal Contractors
The final rule makes agency allegations of employment law violations reportable events that could result in denied federal contracts or terminated existing contracts.
United States
5 Sep 2016
New Rule Finalizes Small-Business Subcontracting Changes
Regulatory amendments related to small-business subcontracting will take effect on November 1, 2016.
United States
1 Sep 2016
US Supreme Court To Decide Fate Of FCA's Implied Certification Theory
Supreme Court grants certiorari in qui tam case to consider viability and scope of the "implied certification" theory of liability under the False Claims Act.
United States
14 Dec 2015
President Obama Issues Executive Order Requiring Federal Contractors To Provide Mandatory Sick Leave
The executive order poses another significant financial and administrative burden for federal contractors.
United States
20 Sep 2015
D.C. Circuit Supports Government Contractors’ Reliance On Supplier Certification Of TAA Compliance In Qui Tam Suit
The D.C. Circuit affirmed a lower court finding that a federal contractor reasonably relied on certifications of Trade Agreements Act compliance from its distributor.
United States
8 Oct 2014
Fair Pay And Safe Workplaces Executive Order Targets Federal Contractors
On July 31, the White House issued a new Executive Order that leverages federal contract power to enforce labor and employment laws.
United States
12 Aug 2014
Mexico Enacts Anti-Corruption Law For Federal Government Contracting
New law imposes heavy sanctions on individuals and companies offering money and gifts to obtain an advantage in the procurement of public contracts.
21 Oct 2012
New Information Requirements for Government Contractors: FAR Amendments Implement New Contractor Database
Under new requirements effective April 22, government contractors must now submit to the government information regarding past criminal, civil, and administrative proceedings when bidding for a contract or grant.
United States
16 Jun 2010
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