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Congress Passes Legislation Allowing For The Expansion Of Two Hydroelectric Projects In Alaska
Congress Passes Legislation Allowing For The Expansion Of Two Hydroelectric Projects In Alaska
United States
29 Aug 2018
Private Equity And Public-Private Partnerships: Potential Roles In Solving The U.S. Infrastructure Crisis
Against the backdrop of the White House's February 2018 release of its 53-page "Legislative Outline for Rebuilding Infrastructure in America," the prospects for publicprivate partnerships ("P3s")...
United States
3 Aug 2018
New Requirements For Protecting Sensitive Government Data Adopted For Government Contractors: Is Your Company In Compliance?
In response to growing cybersecurity threats, the U.S. government has implemented new regulations requiring that its contractors take enhanced measures to protect sensitive government ...
United States
15 Feb 2018
A Message To Employers Who Aren't In A Current OFCCP Audit
If your company was one of the 375 government contractors or subcontractors who recently received a Scheduling Letter from the Office of Federal Contractor Compliance Programs, you're probably not reading this post.
United States
13 Apr 2017
Growth Prospects For Government Contractors In The Trump Era
Each administration arrives in Washington with high hopes of making meaningful change to the way the Federal Government spends money.
United States
22 Mar 2017
New Mandatory PII Privacy Training For Government Contractors And Subcontractors
The FAR Council issued a final rule, effective January 19, 2017, which will broadly require specific privacy training, and annual re-training, for contractor or subcontractor personnel dealing with "personally identifiable information" (PII).
United States
6 Feb 2017
New Leverage In The Federal Marketplace For Commercial Item And Commercial Systems Contractors
In the David and Goliath fights between large legacy government contractors with custom built systems and commercial system providers with off the shelf, or near off the shelf, solutions...
United States
11 Jan 2017
DOJ Secures Its Largest False Claims Act Settlement Involving A Nursing Home Company
The Department of Justice announced the resolution of claims that Tennessee-based nursing home company Life Care Centers of America, Inc. violated the False Claims Act...
United States
9 Nov 2016
Federal Contractors Must Read This!
Do you do business with the federal government? If you do, you (hopefully!) know that keeping up with the rules and regulations of being a federal contractor are no easy task.
United States
30 Sep 2016
Friends Don't Let Friends Have COTS Prime Contracts: Exceptions To Fair Pay And Safe Workplaces (E.O. 13673) Blacklisting
As the government contracts and employment/human resources communities dig out from the deluge of articles on the Final Rule under the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order (E.O. 13673)...
United States
7 Sep 2016
New SBA Rules Expands Mentor-Protégé Program—Creating Opportunities For Small And Large Businesses
The Small Business Administration's various new rules issued on July 25, 2016 and taking effect on August 24, 2016, implement changes from the Jobs Act and the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013.
United States
1 Aug 2016
Supreme Court Upholds Implied Certification In FCA Claims Litigation
Contractors may be liable under the False Claims Act if they violate legal requirements that are not related to conditions of payments.
United States
1 Jul 2016
New Baseline IT Security Requirements For All Government Contracts And All Subcontracts At All Tiers (Except COTS Items)
Starting June 15, 2016 a new clause, FAR 52.204-21 "Basic Safeguarding of Covered Contractors Information Systems" will appear in solicitations and resulting contracts and subcontracts.
United States
16 Jun 2016
New SBA Rules Expand Collaboration Opportunities For Small Businesses
The Small Business Administration's various new rules, issued on May 31, 2016 and taking effect June 30, 2016, implement changes from the FY2013 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).
United States
14 Jun 2016
Federal "Ban The Box" Legislation Announced By Bipartisan Group
On September 10, a bipartisan group of lawmakers in both houses of Congress introduced the Fair Chance Act (S. 2021/H.R. 3470). The Fair Chance Act was introduced by Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) and Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.).
United States
19 Oct 2015
DOD Issues New Data Breach Rules
The Department of Defense has published an interim rule in the Federal Register requiring government contractors and subcontractors to report a larger number of data breach incidents than had been previously required.
United States
7 Sep 2015
OFCCP Releases Checklist For Compliance With Section 503
If you are a federal contractor subject to Section 503, then you are aware of the new regulations that were released in September 2013.
United States
18 Aug 2015
Virginia Governor Vetoes Outside Counsel Transparency Bill
Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe recently vetoed a bill that would have required public posting of most state contracts with private lawyers.
United States
6 Jul 2015
OFCCP’s 2014 In Review: Regulatory Changes Abound, Systemic Hiring Claims Remain Priority
In 2014, the biggest headlines out of the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs were the slew of regulatory and directive changes announced and finalized.
United States
11 Feb 2015
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