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Supreme Court Decision Broadens Protection for Confidential Information against Disclosure under FOIA

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In a significant decision for Government contractors, the Supreme Court has expanded the types of “commercial or financial information” that are “confidential,” and therefore exempt from disclosure under the Freedom of...more

Polsinelli

Supreme Court Broadens FOIA Protections for Confidential Information Submitted to the Government

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On June 24, 2019, the Supreme Court issued its opinion in Food Marketing Institute v. Argus Leader Media, broadening the protection from disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) for confidential information...more

White & Case LLP

Capacity Market Developments in the UK: the UK introduces interim changes to the capacity market whilst Tempus Energy's crusade...

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The UK announces interim measures for dealing with the capacity market in the standstill period imposed by the Tempus Decision. In the meantime, Tempus Energy is pursuing national legal action against the UK as well as...more

Dentons

January Government Contracts Legislative and Regulatory Update

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Legislation - 2019 Defense Policy Outlook -- Welcome to the 116th Congress and Year Three of the Trump Presidency - From disagreement over the topline defense spending level for Fiscal Year 2020 (“FY20”) in the face of...more

PilieroMazza PLLC

Weekly Update Newsletter - September 2018 #2

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SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION - House Small Business Committee Calls for a Status Update on FAR Revision of Limitations on Subcontracting. Last week, House Small Business Committee Chairman Steve Chabot and Ranking...more

Dentons

ASBCA does not bar a government claim to disallow a contractor's direct costs paid 11 years earlier

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The Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals (ASBCA) recently held in DRS Global Enterprise Solutions, Inc. that the government’s 2017 claim disallowing fiscal year 2006 direct costs was not necessarily time-barred by the...more

Wendel, Rosen, Black & Dean LLP

California Department of Corrections Gets Hit With the Prison Bid Protest Blues

In the recent case, West Coast Air Conditioning Company, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, Case No. D071106 (February 22, 2018), those lyrics could be aptly revised to, “the law fought the courts and...more

PilieroMazza PLLC

Weekly Update Newsletter - July 2018 #2

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SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION - 504 Loan Program Rural Initiative: Waiver of Limitation on Lending Authority - According to an article in amazonaws.com, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced the 504...more

PilieroMazza PLLC

Weekly Update Newsletter - April 2018

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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR - US Department of Labor reinstates Wage and Hour opinion letters - The U.S. Department of Labor will reinstate the issuance of opinion letters, U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta announced on...more

King & Spalding

Trade & Manufacturing - April 2018

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Trump Administration Rolls Out Section 232 Tariffs On Steel And Aluminum Imports - On March 8, 2018, President Trump exercised “his authority to impose a 25 percent tariff on steel imports and a 10 percent tariff on...more

Morrison & Foerster LLP - Government...

Final GSA Rule on Commercial License Terms that Conflict with Federal Law

Anyone who has endeavored to sell commercial software to the Federal government well knows there are devils hiding in the details of most commercial license agreements. The trick is knowing how to spot them – or, more...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

Morrison & Foerster LLP - Government...

November 2017 Bid Protest Roundup

This roundup of interesting bid protest decisions issued in November 2017 highlights two decisions, both at the Government Accountability Office (“GAO”). The first reminds contractors that competitors can work together when...more

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

The Consequences of Failing to Exhaust Administrative Remedies Prior To Filing Suit - Construction and Procurement Law News, Q3...

The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, the federal appeals court covering Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, and South Carolina, affirmed the trial court’s decision to dismiss a contractor’s breach of contract...more

PilieroMazza PLLC

Weekly Update Newsletter - May 2017 #3

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SBA Administrator Linda McMahon Appoints Four Senior Executives, SBA PRESS RELEASE (May 25, 2017) - Administrator Linda McMahon of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced the appointment of four new...more

White & Case LLP

The Public-Private Partnership Law Review: France

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In France, public-private partnerships (PPPs) are implemented in many economic sectors (e.g., transport, health, justice, education, urban equipment, environment, energy efficiency, telecommunications and culture) for more...more

Clark Hill PLC

Non-Renewal of Administrator Contracts

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The deadlines are approaching for non-renewal of administrative contracts. Administrator contracts are governed by Section 1229 of the School Code, MCL 380.1229, which contains two crucial deadlines for non-renewing an...more

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

An Evolving Landscape: Timeliness of government disallowance of expenses contained in incurred cost proposals may depend on...

The last three years have seen a run of Contract Disputes Act (CDA) statute of limitations (SOL) cases involving contractor incurred cost proposals (ICP). The sledding has been more difficult for contractors after the Federal...more

PilieroMazza PLLC

Claims Webinar Series: Contract Terminations

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In this presentation: - Termination for Convenience (“T4C’) - Termination for Default (“T4D”) - T4C vs. T4D at a glance - Brief overview of termination appeals - Q & A Please see full...more

McGuireWoods LLP

Proposed FAR Rules Impose Significant New Burdens for Government Contractors

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On May 28, 2015, the Obama administration published proposed amendments to the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and related Department of Labor (DOL) guidance to implement the July 31, 2014, “Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces”...more

Locke Lord LLP

Excess and Surplus Lines Laws in the United States: Including Direct Procurement Tax Laws and Industrial Insured Exemptions

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Preface: States’ Implementation Of NRRA In 2014: The Nonadmitted and Reinsurance Reform Act (“NRRA”) came into effect on July 21, 2011 as part of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. The...more

Williams Mullen

When the Federal Govt acts badly, but not badly enough to show bad faith – what’s a contractor to do?

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In the prior issue of this newsletter, we included an article on the high standard of proof and the practical considerations for a federal government contractor claiming that the federal government acted in bad faith in its...more

Pepper Hamilton LLP

U.S. District Court in Pennsylvania Holds Subcontractor’s Miller Act Suit Not Subject to Stay Pending Prime Contractor’s...

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Marenalley Constr., LLC v. Zurich American Ins. Co. and Nason Constr. Inc., 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 30968 (E.D. Pa. March 13, 2015) - This payment dispute case arises out of a Veterans Affairs (“VA”) construction project...more

PilieroMazza PLLC

Weekly Update Newsletter - April 2015 #4

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GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS - DoD Published Competition Report for 2nd Quarter of FY 2015 - The Department of Defense (DoD) issued the Competition Report for the 2nd quarter for fiscal year 2015. The report identifies...more

Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart,...

OFCCP Drops the Annual Veterans Hiring Benchmark to 7 Percent

On April 21, 2015, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) announced that it had updated the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) Benchmark Database on its website. The VEVRAA...more

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