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Morrison & Foerster LLP

The President’s “Infrastructure Plan” Has Been Revealed... But What Does It Really Mean?

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Several weeks ago, the Trump Administration revealed its long-awaited plan for renewing US infrastructure with the release of its Legislative Outline for Rebuilding Infrastructure in America (“Outline”). Like many of you, we...more

Murtha Cullina

Governor Malloy Announces Municipalities Can Begin Applying for Consideration as Opportunity Zones

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Governor Dannel Malloy recently announced the State of Connecticut will begin accepting applications from municipalities to participate in the federal Qualified Opportunity Zone program. As detailed in the February 21, 2018...more

Shearman & Sterling LLP

Taking Security in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

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The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is a nation with a vast and growing population of over 30 million people and significant requirements for soft and hard infrastructure. Historically, the responsibility for procuring this...more

Ropes & Gray LLP

Ninth Circuit Holds that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Are Not Agents of the Government Under the False Claims Act

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In United States ex rel. Adams v. Aurora Loan Servs., 813 F.3d 1259 (9th Cir. 2016), the Ninth Circuit affirmed the district court’s dismissal of Relators False Claims Act (“FCA”) complaint, holding that the Federal National...more

Nossaman LLP

Top Public Finance Attorneys Urge Regulatory Changes to Foster More P3’s

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We all know how hard it is to change federal statutes these days—you need an Act of Congress and the President to sign the bill. Last week, a group of the top public finance lawyers in the US offered an approach relating to...more

McGuireWoods LLP

No Good News for Small Businesses in Recent GAO Decision

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The Government Accountability Office (GAO) recently released a decision in the matter of FedServ-RBS JV, LLC, B-411790, October 26, 2015, that offers little assurance for small companies seeking to form SBA-approved joint...more

Bilzin Sumberg

Quicken Loans Takes on the DOJ & HUD

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Quicken Loans, the nation’s largest Federal Housing Administration (FHA)-backed mortgage lender, filed suit on Friday, April 17 in the United States District Court in Detroit against the United States Department of Justice...more

Dorsey & Whitney LLP

Guidelines for SBA Guaranteed Loans to Franchisees to Change

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TODAY, APRIL 7, 2015 IS LAST DAY FOR INPUT TO U.S. SBA - The U.S. Small Business Administration has requested comments from interested parties regarding its consideration of the factors the agency deems relevant to the...more

Bond Schoeneck & King PLLC

FCA Matters: Department of Justice Touts Record Recoveries in False Claims Act Cases (2/15)

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The U.S. Department of Justice collected a record $5.69 billion through settlements and judgments in False Claims Act cases during the fiscal year ending September 30, 2014, according to a recent announcement by DOJ...more

BakerHostetler

U.S. Department of the Interior Launches Online Data Portal Giving Access To Revenue Data

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Last Thursday, December 11, 2014, the Department of the Interior (“DOI”) became the latest governmental agency to open the doors to some of its data via a new online portal located at https://useiti.doi.gov/....more

Dechert LLP

FSOC Criticized by Government Accountability Office, but GAO Report Misses Critical Substantive Improvements; FRB Begins to...

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The U.S. Government Accountability Office just issued a report on the Financial Stability Oversight Council's (“FSOC”) systemically important financial institution (“SIFI”) designation process, entitled “Further Actions Could...more

Perkins Coie

DoD's Updated FOIA Program and Exemption 4 Guidance

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On September 3, 2014, the Department of Defense (DoD) issued a proposed rule updating its policies and procedures implementing the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), including FOIA Exemption 4. FOIA Exemption 4 exempts from...more

Morrison & Foerster LLP

OMB Revises and Consolidates Rules Governing Most Federal Grants

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In the final days of 2013, the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) released for publication long-awaited final guidance on administrative requirements, cost principles and audit requirements pertaining to...more

Best Best & Krieger LLP

Cities and Counties Must Provide Report Before Approving Economic Development Subsidies to Businesses

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New Law Applies to Subsidies of $100,000 or More - Gov. Brown last week signed into law AB 562, legislation that will require all cities and counties to provide a report to the public before approving any economic...more

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Brief in “SolarCity” Cash Grant Litigation Provides Insight into Strategy

Covington & Burling’s reply brief to the government’s brief in support of its motion to dismiss provides insight into SolarCity’s strategy. The complaint appears to be as much about providing SolarCity with leverage in...more

Michael Volkov

2013 Enforcement Predictions

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I always like to make predictions at the beginning of each year. My track record is plus and minus – sometimes on target, sometimes off-target. The biggest story in the last five years has been the rise of FCPA...more

Smith Anderson

Ownership of Inventions Funded with Federal Research Grants

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The FY-2012 National Defense Authorization Act reauthorized the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs through 2017. Administered by the U.S. Small Business...more

Smith Anderson

An Update on Sequestration and Government Contractors

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Overview. “Sequestration” refers to automatic federal spending cuts put in place by the Budget Control Act of 2011. The cuts go into effect January 2, 2013, unless Congress passes legislation to avoid that result. The...more

Allen Matkins

Renewable Energy Update -- October 17, 2012

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In This Issue: Renewable Energy Focus - Solar VC funding plummets; U.S. Military Sticks to its Guns with Large Renewable Installations; Solyndra Sues Suntech Holdings Over Antitrust Claims; How the U.S. Is Getting More...more

Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP

Section 1603 Renewable Energy Treasury Grant Program Update: IRS and OIG Audits and Sequestration Haircuts

Two recent developments may impact Section 1603 renewable energy Treasury grant program awards: (1) audits of grant recipients by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and Department of the Treasury’s Office of Inspector General...more

Pepper Hamilton LLP

New Executive Order on Iran Places U.S. Parents and Their Foreign Subsidiaries at Risk of U.S. Sanction

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President Obama on October 9, 2012 issued the Executive Order required by Section 218 of the Iran Threat Reduction and Syria Human Rights Act of 2012. The new Order for the first time applies Iranian sanctions to...more

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

Client Alert: WARN Act and Sequestration—What Course to Follow?

If you provide goods or services to the Department of Defense as a prime contractor or subcontractor, you may be concerned about the sequestration of funds beginning January 2, 2013 and its impact on your business. Worrying...more

Holland & Knight LLP

SEC Adopts New Disclosure Rules For Extractive Industries

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On August 22, 2012, the SEC adopted rules mandated by Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, which added a new section Section 13(q) to the Exchange Act....more

Morgan Lewis

$7B in Contracting Opportunities for Renewable Energy Projects

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U.S. Army issues an RFP to secure locally generated renewable and alternative energy. On August 7, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers issued its long-awaited request for proposal (RFP) to procure up to $7 billion worth of...more

Morrison & Foerster LLP

Maximizing Your Investment: Important Issues to Consider When Investing in Government Contracting Concerns

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Originally published in NVCA Today - August 2012. Private equity and venture capital firms have grown increasingly comfortable with investing in the government contracting space, with several making significant...more

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