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Manufacturers, defense suppliers and other federal contractors may benefit from a new cybersecurity law intended to safeguard agency information and help bolster defenses to future cyber threats. The Federal Information...more
In what is arguably its most significant proposed regulatory change affecting commercial item contracting in decades, the General Services Administration (“GSA”) earlier this week proposed amendments to the General Services...more
Action Item: Firms making commercial off-the-shelf ("COTS") software sold to the federal government, or reselling COTS software to the federal government, should respond to the SBA’s recent proposed rule or risk a loss of...more
In This Presentation:
- Megatrends and Developments
- Business Activity Taxes
- Transaction Taxes
- Other Issues
- Excerpt from Megatrends and Developments:
PRIVATE LAWSUITS. CHOOSE...more
The US Government is the single largest purchaser of goods and services in the world, and its annual goal is to award 23% of its prime contract dollars to small businesses. For fiscal 2013, that amounted to nearly $84...more
When you think your life is tough in the FCPA compliance arena, just remember you could be head of compliance for a pharmaceutical company or hospital responsible for domestic anti-kickback and Stark law compliance....more
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
The Government Contracts Quarterly Update is published by BakerHostetler’s Government Contracts Practice team to inform our clients and friends of the latest developments in federal government contracting.
GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS -
DoD, GSA, and NASA Issue Proposed Rule to Amend FAR, Information on Corporate Contractor Performance and Integrity -
The Department of Defense (DoD), General Services Administration (GSA),...more
A recent decision in a false claims act case, United States ex rel. Bilotta v. Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation (Novartis), underscores the importance of policing employee adherence to corporate policies and industry...more
The United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit recently upheld a District Court's dismissal of a False Claims Act (FCA) complaint against a federal government contractor in a case that will be of...more
On September 19, 2014, Secretary Vilsack was joined by Deputy Secretary of Energy, Dan Poneman, and Secretary of the Navy, Ray Mabus, to announce contract awards to three separate companies to produce over one million gallons...more
The Government Contracts Quarterly Update is published by BakerHostetler's government contracts practice group to inform our clients of the latest developments in federal government contracting. This update covers the...more
I noted in July that emerging energy storage technologies have received increasing attention from policymakers as an essential element for improving the efficiency and reliability of the electric grid. Adequate storage is...more
Procurement and Public Sector Equality Duty Review - On 6 September 2013, the Minister for Women and Equalities published a statement on the outcome of the review.
Mobile banking - supporting an innovative and secure...more
In its August 29, 2013 edition, the New England Journal of Medicine saw fit to print two "perspective" pieces attacking the Bayh-Dole Act. The primary article is by Dr. Howard Markel entitled "Patents, Profits, and the...more
In a July 12, 2013 letter to Dr. Francis S. Collins of the National Institutes of Health (“NIH”), Senator Patrick J. Leahy urged the NIH to exercise its march-in rights under the Bayh-Dole Act to directly license the genetic...more
The first major wave of the much-discussed U.S. Export Control Reform measures will break on October 15, 2013 as the first round of rule changes take effect. While many in the affected industries expect that the October...more
While predicting enforcement trends over the next five years is not without uncertainty, the best marker for future activity may be to look to the past. We believe that industry members and counsel can expect the Department...more
The Office of the Inspector General (OIG) released a Special Fraud Alert on March 26, 2013 warning that physician-owned distributorships (PODs) are "inherently suspect" under the Anti-Kickback Statute (AKS). Generally...more
The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Office of Inspector General (the “OIG”) issued a Special Fraud Alert (“Alert”) on March 26, underscoring its heightened focus on fraud and abuse risks posed by physician-owned...more
The 340B Drug Pricing Program (340B Program) continues to undergo a period of intense scrutiny and debate over how compliance with program rules is enforced. As previously reported in the May 30, 2012 edition of Foley’s Legal...more
In 1995, the U.S. Air Force awarded Lockheed Martin the RSA II Contract (the “Contract”) for the provision of software and hardware used to support space launch operations at Vandenberg Air Force Base and Cape Kennedy....more
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has issued its first decision interpreting the new Right-to-Know Law, requiring a municipal stadium authority to produce bids in possession of its private management company, but setting forth a...more
The Federal Bureau of Investigation estimates that corporate espionage has cost American companies $13 billion from trade secrets stolen by company insiders and given to hostile foreign governments.
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