Erin Toomey

Erin Toomey

Foley & Lardner LLP

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FAR Thresholds Adjusted for Inflation

Under a final rule effective October 1, 2015, acquisition-related dollar thresholds in the Federal Acquisition Regulation (“FAR”) will be adjusted for inflation. Government contractors should be aware of these inflationary...more

9/25/2015 - Equal Opportunities Executive Compensation FAR Federal Contractors Federal Register Final Rules Inflation Adjustments Pricing Prime Contractor Reporting Requirements Subcontractors Suspensions & Debarments Threshhold Requirements Veterans

New Opportunities for Women-Owned Small Businesses

The Small Business Administration (“SBA”) issued a finale rule, on September 14, 2015, implementing Section 825 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 to allow the federal government to issue sole...more

9/18/2015 - Automotive Industry Federal Contractors Final Rules NAICS NDAA New Regulations SBA Small Business Women-Owned Businesses WOSB

Is Your Company a Federal Government Contractor?

Many automotive suppliers do not consider themselves federal government contractors because they only sell goods and services to the major OEMs and not directly to the federal government. However, purchase orders with OEMs or...more

5/19/2015 - Auto Parts Automotive Industry DFARS FAR Federal Contractors Federal Procurement Systems GSA ITAR Prime Contractor

Top Three Trends From 2014 to Influence Government Contractors in 2015

This post is co-authored by Tamara Jack of LMI Government Consulting. Federal government contractors, especially those in the manufacturing sector, continue to experience the economic impact of budget cuts, decreased federal...more

1/28/2015 - Bid Protests Cybersecurity DFARS DOD Federal Contractors Manufacturers

Best Practices in Drafting U.S. Government Subcontract Terms and Conditions

Federal government subcontracts are a hybrid between commercial contracts governed by state law (such as, for the sale of goods, the Uniform Commercial Code) and government contracts governed by the Federal Acquisition...more

9/16/2014 - Contract Formation FAR Federal Contractors Subcontractors Terms and Conditions UCC

Doing Business With the Government With Reduced Risk

Entering into business with the U.S. Government provides companies, including those in the automotive industry, with the opportunity to expand their business base, with tremendous potential. Even with the current budget cuts...more

9/18/2013 - Automotive Industry Federal Budget Federal Contractors Sequestration

New Penalties for Misrepresentations From Small Business Government Contractors

Under a final rule effective August 27, 2013, small businesses, including those in the automotive industry, that willfully misrepresent their small business size status for the purpose of soliciting or obtaining a federal...more

7/30/2013 - Automotive Industry Contractors Federal Funding JOBS Act Misrepresentation Penalties SBA Small Business

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