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  • Contracting

    April 2017

    New Rules Emerge for Independent Research

    By Herb Fenster and Nooree Lee
    Without a change in direction, the department’s support for critical long-term research could continue on its downward spiral.
  • Defense Contracting

    March 2017

    Seeking Clarity on Managing Subcontractors

    By Luke Meier
    A prime contractor is responsible for managing its subcontractors. That is an uncontroversial proposition any prime contractor would agree with, but there is little authority to clarify what exactly that management obligation entails.
  • Government Contracting Insights

    March 2017

    Cybersecurity Requirements Clarified

    By Susan Cassidy and Patrick Stanton
    The Defense Department's recently updated frequently asked questions for a Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement can be helpful for those contractors still working on its implementation.
  • Ethics

    February 2017

    Confidentiality Agreements Create Challenges

    By Kevin T. Barnett and Lindsay Burke
    Federal contractors who require employees to sign confidentiality agreements need to examine their agreements closely.
  • Defense Contracting

    January 2017

    Use of FOIA in Contractor Claims Clarified

    By Justin M. Ganderson and Kevin T. Barnett
    Contractors can use FOIA to obtain government documents that may support a Contract Disputes Act claim.
  • Infotech

    December 2016

    Final Rule Issued on Cyber Incident Reporting

    By Susan B. Cassidy
    Final Rule Issued on Cyber Incident Reporting
  • Defense Contracting

    August 2016

    Bid Protests: If It Ain't Broke, Don't Fix It

    By Jay Carey and Patrick Stanton
    The Government Accountability Office's bid protest system is one of the most efficient and effective ways this nation has of protecting itself from wasteful spending.
  • Defense Contracting

    July 2016

    Cyber Rule to Safeguard Contractor System

    By Susan B. Cassidy
    The Defense Department, GSA and NASA issued a final rule May 16 to add a new subpart and contract clause to the FAR.
  • Defense Contracting

    June 2016

    DoD’s Antitrust Battle Ends Peacefully

    By Scott Freling and Kathy Brown
    Since late last September, defense industry observers have witnessed an unusual public display of discord over the standards for determining whether a merger of defense contractors should proceed.
  • Defense Contracting

    May 2016

    Implications of Cyber Clauses in Contracts

    By Susan B. Cassidy
    On August 26 and December 30, the Department of Defense issued interim rules that greatly expanded the obligations imposed on defense contractors for safeguarding covered defense information and for reporting cybersecurity incidents.
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