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President Trump's Buy American And Hire American Order
On April 18, 2017, President Donald Trump issued an Executive Order (the "Order") entitled "Buy American and Hire American," intended to, among other things, strengthen public procurement...
United States
4 Oct 2017
Overview Of Governmental Financing
This memorandum provides a brief explanation and overview of tax-exempt financing for governmental purposes under Georgia law and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986.
United States
26 Apr 2017
Reimbursement Of Prior Expenditures With Bond Proceeds-Final Reimbursement Bond Regulations
The Internal Revenue Service has revised its regulations concerning the use of tax-exempt financing to reimburse expenditures made prior to the date of the financing.
United States
21 Apr 2017
President Trump Revokes Fair Pay And Safe Workplaces Executive Order
In addition, President Trump issued an Executive Order officially revoking President Obama's initial Executive Order.
United States
20 Apr 2017
Overview Of Continuing Disclosure Requirements For Bond Issuers
Government bodies take on specific obligations to file information regularly ("continuing disclosure") when they issue bonds through an underwriter.
United States
19 Apr 2017
New EEO-1 Form Aims To Collect More Employment Data
No sooner did employers submit their 2016 EEO-1 filings, than a new EEO-1 form requiring more detailed information was approved by the EEOC.
United States
4 Nov 2016
Understanding Your Surety's Indemnity Agreement
Contractors on public and private projects are often required to obtain surety bonds to secure their bidding, payment, and performance obligations under a construction contract.
United States
8 Aug 2016
OFCCP Brings Sex Discrimination Rules Into The 21st Century
The Order prohibits covered federal contractors from discriminating in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.
United States
21 Jun 2016
Local Government Procurement Laws – What Does It Take To Be A "Responsive Bidder"?
This article addresses what it means to be a "responsive bidder." While responsibleness focuses on the bidder or proposer, responsiveness focuses on the bid or proposal.
United States
4 Feb 2016
Are Sole Source Specifications Enforceable?
A sole source specification restricts a bidder to providing materials, equipment, or labor, from one source.
United States
30 Oct 2015
Federal Contractors Must Now Pay Sick Leave
President Obama signed a new Executive Order on Monday, requiring federal contractors to grant paid sick leave to their workers beginning in 2017.
United States
16 Sep 2015
Battle On The Bench
Our legal system operates on the expectation that there is a rule of law that stands as a clear and unambiguous guidepost for retrospectively judging the conduct of our personal and business affairs.
United States
5 Aug 2015
Local Government Procurement Laws – Who The Heck Is A "Responsible Bidder"?
Local governments who take competitive sealed bids are not required to award the contract to any bidder.
United States
12 Jun 2015
OFCCP Proposed Rules Could Have Dramatic Effect On Federal Contractors
Federal contractors should stay alert to the NPRM and make their opinions known by commenting on the NPRM at the Federal Register before the window closes on March 31, 2015.
United States
16 Feb 2015
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