John Chierichella

John Chierichella

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

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What You Need to Know About Mergers and Acquisitions Involving Government Contractors and Their Suppliers

Volume 4 – Key Issues in Government Contracts Due Diligence - This posting is the fourth in our ten-part series on unique issues that arise in connection with mergers and acquisitions involving government contractors and...more

4/22/2016 - Acquisitions Conflicts of Interest CPARS DCAA Due Diligence False Claims Act (FCA) Federal Contractors Mergers Small Business

What You Need to Know About Mergers and Acquisitions Involving Government Contractors and Their Suppliers

Volume 3—What Happens to Pending Proposals? Thus far in this ten-part series, we have discussed whether and how existing contracts with the Government can be transferred to the buyer or surviving entity when an...more

3/18/2016 - Assignments Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) Federal Contractors GAO

What You Need to Know About Mergers and Acquisitions Involving Government Contractors and Their Suppliers

This posting is the second in a ten-part series on unique issues that arise in the acquisition and disposition of a company that performs government contracts or subcontracts. Part 1 focused on the types of deal structures...more

2/15/2016 - Anti-Assignment Clauses CPARS Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) Federal Contractors Novation

Human Trafficking Is Forbidden by Government Contracts. But What Is “Human Trafficking”?

FAR 52.222-50 prohibits “human trafficking.” To quote the current GEICO TV commercials, “Everybody knows that.” But do you know exactly what the FAR prohibits? The answer includes some obvious pernicious acts, but it also...more

1/28/2016 - Corporate Social Responsibility Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) Federal Contractors Human Trafficking

What You Need to Know About Mergers and Acquisitions Involving Government Contractors and Their Suppliers

Volume 1 – The Structure of the Deal and Government Consent - With today’s posting, we begin a ten-part series on unique issues that arise in connection with the acquisition or disposition of a company that performs...more

1/16/2016 - Anti-Assignment Clauses Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) Federal Contractors Subcontractors Suppliers Transfer of Rights

As GSA FAS Struggles To Reinvent Itself; Contractors Suffer

The last year has been a tough one for the GSA Multiple Award Schedules (“MAS”) program. The Federal Acquisition Service (“FAS”) – the agency charged with administering the MAS program – has struggled to re-invent itself and...more

8/1/2015 - Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) Federal Contractors GSA Multiple Award Contracts OIG Product Pricing Vendors

Those NDAs May Not Be Worth the Paper They Are Written On

It is a given that companies strive to protect their intellectual property. Over the years, as an instrument of that protection, companies have made increasing use of non-disclosure agreements to advance that objective. A...more

3/25/2015 - Business Assets Corporate Counsel Court of Federal Claims Federal Contractors Government Contractors Non-Disclosure Agreement Patents

“How Dare You Charge That for a Spare Part!” – The Untold Story of the X27 Interface Assembly

The pricing of spare parts has been a subject of Government criticism for decades. Pick up any DCAA or IG audit report relating to spare parts or any intra-agency memorandum on the topic and you will sense the dudgeon with...more

11/26/2014 - Federal Contractors Federal Procurement Systems Manufacturers

DOE Proposes Highly Burdensome Reporting Obligations With Respect To Export Compliance

On September 8, 2008, we posted a commentary on a newly promulgated interim rule relating to “Export-Controlled Items,” that was finalized in 2010 and is now set forth at DFARS Subpart 204.73 and implemented in principal part...more

7/8/2013 - Compliance DFARS DOE Export Controls Exports Proposed Regulation Reporting Requirements

Teaming Agreements Called Into Question Under Virginia Law

In 1997, the Virginia Supreme Court sent a chill down the spines of many companies operating under teaming agreements with a Virginia choice of law provision. In W.J. Schafer Associates, Inc. v. Cordant, Inc., 493 S.E. 2d 514...more

5/2/2013 - Enforcement Subcontracts Teaming Agreements

The ABC's of Government Contract Claims - 10 Ways to Maximize Your Chance of Success

Understand the Basic Contract Requirement – Every contract lawyer will begin an assessment with a very simple, fundamental question, i.e., “What does the contract say?” Your obligation is to perform to the contract; nothing...more

2/5/2013 - Change Orders Contract Claims

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