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Kevin Kelly on Sequestration
Alan Chvotkin on Sequestration
Clark Ervin on National Security’s Business Impacts
Micah Green on U.S. Fiscal Policy
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In UPMC Braddock v. Harris, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia upheld the U.S. Department of Labor’s Arbitration Review Board decision treating hospitals as government subcontractors subject to the equal...more
On Wednesday, the Eastern District of Virginia in Winston v. Academi Training Center, Inc., No. 1:12-cv-767 (July 12, 2012), declared an arbitration provision in an independent contractor agreement unconscionable, clearing...more
An article comparing the contract administration and project management roles found in JCT, NEC and FIDIC.
May be of most interest to those in the process engineering industries....more
A dollar in the United States is a Spanish Milled dollar coin, or its equivalent, in coin form, containing 371.25 grains of fine silver. Legal authority quoted, cited, and linked....more
The United States Supreme Court, in the case of Julliard v. Greenman (110 U.S. 421), held that: 1) Congress had the power to make its obligations a legal tender in the payment of private debts, and 2) that this power was...more
The latest in legal news from Hawaii, via the Damon Key Legal Alert. Stories on Construction law, bid protests, and the legal issues surrounding allegedly defective drywall. ...more
Chile, hace ya más de tres décadas, optó por una economía abierta, competitiva y orientada al libre comercio, disciplinada en el acatamiento de las normativas internacionales y con una...more
Venable attorneys produce periodic alerts and newsletters covering a variety of topics and practice areas. For your convenience, we have assembled below a collection of the latest alerts and newsletters from March 2011. To...more
In this issue: U.S. Supreme Court Validates "Cat's Paw" Theory of Liability; California Courts Continue to Scrutinize Mandatory Employment Arbitration Agreements; Failure to Provide Meal and Rest Periods Subject California...more
Explanation on the benefits and ways of resolving by means of arbitration any disputes and controversies that may result from the execution of concession agreements for the exploration of natural gas and petroleum reservoirs...more
Careful attention must be given to managing potential disputes in Private Public Partnership (PPP) projects. PPP projects are inherently complicated, and involve many contractual participants. There is no steadfast answer as...more
Federal Contractors don't leave Money on the table with your Government Contract. Litigating against the Federal Government should be the last resort. We can help resolve most if not all of your contract problems. The key to...more
Bid Protests & GAO's Automatic stay. Government contractor needs to know this information. The automatic stay is one of the most powerful tools of a GAO protest. But if the protest is not handled correctly the automatic stay...more
Filing a Bid Protest? Be Aware of the These Critical Time Deadlines! To All Government Contractors
Protester’s Post Award Bid Protest Awareness of Time limits for filing with the GAO.
The GAO Bid Protest...more
In October, the United States Senate, by a 68-30 vote, approved an amendment to the Department of Defense (“DoD”) appropriations bill for fiscal year 2010 which prohibits the use of appropriated funds, if such funds are to be...more
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