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  • Contracting

    October 2019

    Contractors Face New Reporting Requirements

    By Jeff Bozman , Susan Cassidy and Samantha L. Clark
  • Army News

    October 2019

    AUSA NEWS: Army Leading Charge for OTA Agreements

    The Army is No. 1 by a long shot among the U.S. military services when it comes using other transaction authority agreements to fast-track projects, according to analysts from Bloomberg Government.
  • Air Power

    September 2019

    NEWS FROM ASC: Lockheed Pitching New Long-Term Sustainment Contract for F-35

    NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — Lockheed Martin is pushing for a new long-term, performance-based sustainment contract with the Pentagon that it claims will lower the costs of the joint strike fighter program.
  • Defense Contracting

    September 2019

    Lessons on Contractor Termination for Default

    By Alex Sarria and Carl Wiersum
    The U.S. Court of Federal Claims recently overturned an agency’s decision to terminate a government contractor for default. The case serves as an important reminder that, when reviewing such a termination, the court gives little credence to the government’s subjective beliefs regarding the contractor’s ability to perform.
  • Defense Contracting

    July 2019

    Changes in Treatment of Confidential Info

    By Kevin T. Barnett , Peter Hutt II and Nooree Lee
    In June, the Supreme Court significantly altered how government agencies will treat confidential commercial information protected from disclosure by Exemption 4 of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) — an issue that recurs repeatedly with respect to information submitted by contractors to government agencies.
  • Defense Contracting

    July 2019

    Compliance Guidance for Smaller Contractors

    By Brian E. Sweeney
    In April, the Department of Justice issued updated guidance regarding the evaluation of corporate compliance programs to assist prosecutors in deciding whether they were adequate and effective at the time of an offense, as well as at the time of a charging decision. It builds upon earlier guidance and provides further specificity as to the factors the department will consider in their evaluations.
  • Defense Contracting

    July 2019

    Exemptions for Value Added Taxes Often Overlooked

    By Stephen Speciale and Matthew Lawrence
    The purpose of this article is simple — to provide a basic understanding of value added tax (VAT) and help stakeholders complete sound exemption processes for the Defense Department’s international efforts in foreign countries.
  • Defense Contracting
  • Budget

    July 2019

    OTA Agreements Exploding in Popularity

    The Defense Department is ramping up spending on other transaction authority agreements, according to a recent report by big data analytics firm Govini.
  • Air Power

    July 2019

    Saab to Expand Footprint in U.S.

    Swedish defense contractor Saab is opening a new production facility in West Lafayette, Indiana, that will be focused on building part of the Air Force’s T-X pilot training aircraft.
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