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  • Defense Department

    December 2017

    Government, Industry Weigh in on Trump’s ‘America First’ Policies

    President Donald Trump’s controversial “America First” policies were a major focus of discussions Dec. 2 at the Reagan National Defense Forum, as government officials and industry executives took stock of what has happened during his first year in office.
  • Defense Contracting

    December 2017

    Small Businesses: Take Heed of Export Regulations

    By Thomas McVey
    A recently announced enforcement case involving a supplier of military spare parts sends a valuable message to small- and mid-sized defense contractors regarding compliance with the International Traffic in Arms Regulations.
  • Defense Contracting

    November 2017

    An Alternative to Acquisition Business as Usual

    By Richard L. Dunn
    Cries for acquisition reform can be heard in the speeches of senior Defense Department leaders and members of Congress.
  • Defense Contracting

    November 2017

    Justice Gorsuch Weighs In on Contracts

    By Herb Fenster and Andrew Guy
    When presented with ambiguous terms in a government contract, courts have debated the best way to interpret those terms. Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch recently hinted at where he stands on the issue.
  • Defense Contracting

    November 2017

    Compliance Fatigue Syndrome is Real

    By Brian D. Miller
    Forget chronic fatigue syndrome. A more serious ailment may be compliance fatigue syndrome. Which is more ruinous? Hint: One may result in time spent in a federal correctional institution.
  • Defense Contracting

    November 2017

    Army Eyes Upfront Purchases of Technical Data Rights

    The concept of improving the Army’s sustainment process by gaining intellectual property has “built momentum,” the service’s top logistician said Nov. 1.
  • Defense Contracting

    October 2017

    Congress Grapples With Buy American Laws

    By Jeff Bozman , Justin M. Ganderson and Sandy Hoe
    Back in May, this column reported on President Donald Trump’s “Buy American” executive order, which formally announced the administration’s policy and plan to “maximize . . . use of goods, products and materials produced in the United States” through federal procurements to “support the American manufacturing and defense industrial bases.”
  • Defense Contracting

    October 2017

    Watching for Government Overreach

    By Erin R.  Davis and Barbara A.  Duncombe
    The Department of Justice regularly issues press releases whenever it wins a judgment or settles a False Claims Act case for multimillion-dollar amounts.
  • Acquisition Programs

    October 2017

    New Undersecretary Lays Out Vision for Curing Defense Acquisition Woes

    “It’s all about velocity,” Ellen Lord, undersecretary of defense for acquisition, technology and logistics, said Oct. 10.
  • Defense Contracting

    September 2017

    The Intent of the First-to-File Rule

    By Andrew Guy , Peter Hutt II and John Sorrenti
    The first-to-file rule states that “[w]hen a person brings an action . . . no person other than the government may intervene or bring a related action based on the facts underlying the pending action.”
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