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On July 10, 2020, the Federal Acquisition Regulatory (“FAR”) Council released a prepublication version of an interim rule, FAR Case 2019-009 (the “Interim Rule”), amending the FAR to prohibit federal agencies from contracting with companies that use in their systems telecommunications equipment produced by Huawei Technologies Company, ZTE Corporation, or their affiliates; video surveillance and telecommunications equipment produced by Hytera Communications Corporation, Hangzhou Hikvision Digital Technology Company, Dahua Technology Company, or their affiliates; or telecommunications or video surveillance services provided by such entities or using such equipment (“Covered Equipment and Services”).

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July 13, 2020
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Government contractors operate in a constantly changing regulatory environment, and in certain circumstances, a contractor may be contractually entitled to receive a price adjustment when it must comply with a new federal law during performance.

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June 17, 2020
Coronavirus: Preparation & Response
Coronavirus: Preparation & Response

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has a track record of aggressively pursuing those suspected of fraudulently exploiting federal relief programs meant to combat crises,1 and early signs indicate that DOJ will continue this practice with the current COVID-19 pandemic.

Coronavirus: Preparation & Response

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June 2, 2020
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On March 6, 2020, the Government Accountability Office (“GAO”) published a report evaluating a new Department of Defense (“DoD”) pilot program that provides a more streamlined process for Federal Funded Research and Development Centers (“FFRDCs”) to receive access to sensitive data of DoD contractors…

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March 18, 2020
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In a speech at the American Bar Association Antitrust Law Section’s International Cartel Conference in San Francisco last week, Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard A. Powers reaffirmed the Antitrust Division’s commitment to its mission of deterring, detecting, and prosecuting criminal antitrust conduct…

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February 27, 2020
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On January 14, 2020, the Department of Defense (“DoD”) Office of the Inspector General (“DoDIG”) publicly released a report criticizing contracting officers at the Defense Contract Management Agency…

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January 23, 2020
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On November 25, 2019, the Government Accountability Office (“GAO”) published a report examining the financial and nonfinancial fraud and national security risks to the Department of Defense (“DoD”)…

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December 12, 2019
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On September 19, 2019, speaking at the Practising Law Institute’s Government Contracts 2019 event, Michael Granston, the Director of the Civil Fraud Division at the Department of Justice (“DOJ”)…

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October 9, 2019
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The V&E Report

Government contractors that expose government information to cyberattacks may face suspension from doing business with the Federal Government.

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July 10, 2019