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Dentons
It may be the holiday season, but government officials never have any issue with delivering pay-to-play coal in the stockings of the regulated community.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
The "Small Business Runway Extension Act of 2018," which would expand the period of measurement for small business status from three years to five, is one step closer to becoming law,
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
In this week of ceremonies for George H.W. Bush, we would be remiss not to mention the Americans With Disabilities Act.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
Shutdown Shelved (For Now). In a rare demonstration of unity, Congress punted on this week's government funding debate out of respect for the funeral of President George H.W. Bush
Proskauer Rose LLP
Quick Hit: OFCCP's new Directive 2019-02 sets forth Early Resolution Procedures ("ERP") to resolve violations discovered during a desk audit of contractors with multiple establishments.
Arnold & Porter
The US Department of Commerce Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) recently issued an advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM) ...
Holland & Knight
More than five years after Congress directed the Executive Branch to change the way small business contract performance requirements are calculated, the U.S.
Holland & Knight
The overuse of the Lowest Price Technically Acceptable (LPTA) source selection process (see FAR 15.101-2(a)) has drawn criticism from both industry and government over the last few years.
Littler Mendelson
On November 30, 2018, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) issued three new directives that it describes as reinforcing OFCCP's "commitment to fulfilling its enforcement mission
Proskauer Rose LLP
Office of Federal Contractor Compliance Programs ("OFCCP") has issued Directive 2019-01 (the "Directive"), which rescinds Directive 2011-01 which established OFCCP's now-defunct Active Case Enforcement or "ACE" policy.
Proskauer Rose LLP
The Office of Federal Contractor Compliance Programs ("OFCCP") issued Directive 2019-03 (the "Directive"), which announces two steps the agency will take to enhance compliance assistance for contractors.
Dentons
While both rules are now withdrawn, the DOD concerns expressed with respect to IR&D as part of Better Buying Power 3.0 likely remain unresolved.
Arnold & Porter
The General Services Administration (GSA) currently operates 24 Multiple Award Schedules (MAS), under which it awards largely pre-negotiated contracts on largely commercial-item terms
Morgan Lewis
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.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
On November 27, 2018, the U.S. Government Accountability Office ("GAO") released its Bid Protest Annual Report to Congress for Fiscal Year 2018.
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
What Happened: On November 27, 2018, President Trump issued a new executive order on Nicaragua requiring the blocking of all property and interests in property belonging to any person determined
Holland & Knight
On Nov. 27, 2018, the U.S. DoD issued Class Deviation 2019-O0001, which, effective immediately, requires contracting officers to consider the use of fixed-price contracts, including fixed-price incentive contracts.
Jones Day
The decision requires agencies to analyze the contents of a bid, rather than mechanically rejecting it on a technicality.
Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP
"Build a better mousetrap and the world will beat a path to your door" is the old saying, but the federal government seldom beats a path to the door of a contractor.
Dentons
Dentons discusses the impacts of the new United States – Mexico – Canada Agreement (USMCA) on different industries in a series of short articles.
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The North American Free Trade Agreement ("NAFTA") has been in effect since January 1, 1994
Mayer Brown
The results of the US midterm elections will have implications for how business gets done in Washington during the next two years.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
In order to provide an overview for busy in-house counsel and compliance professionals, we summarize below some of the most important international anti-corruption developments from the
Dentons
US and non-US persons risk monetary fines and secondary sanctions, as well as negative commercial and reputational consequences, if they engage in prohibited transactions involving Iran.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
One of the easiest small business affiliation rules to apply is that a person that owns "50 percent or more of a concern's voting stock . . . controls or has the power to control the concern."
Dentons
Our November edition of "Government Contracts Legislative and Regulatory Update" offers a summary of the relevant changes that took place during the month of October
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Seyfarth Synopsis: Employers need to identify as soon as possible any current employees and employment candidates who may require H-1B work permit sponsorship before October 1, 2020 ...
Ropes & Gray LLP
Over the last month, the UK Home Office has sent letters to more than 17,000 companies that it believes are required to publish an annual statement under the UK Modern Slavery Act.
Dentons
Dentons discusses the impacts of the new United States – Mexico – Canada Agreement (USMCA) on different industries in a series of short articles.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
To be clear, the bondage here is the bond requirement under Federal construction contracts, and the doctrine does not appear in the catechism but in the Court of Claims' old decision...
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