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  • Cybersecurity

    April 2020

    Hackers Take Advantage of Mass Teleworking

    Adversaries are likely to exploit the widespread movement toward teleworking by government workers and federal contractors during the COVID-19 pandemic, experts warn.
  • Defense Contracting

    January 2020

    New Rule Expands Counterfeit Reporting

    By Susan Cassidy , Peter Terenzio and Michael Wagner
    On Nov. 22, the Federal Acquisition Regulatory Council issued a final rule setting forth new provisions that require the reporting of certain counterfeit and suspect counterfeit parts and certain major or critical nonconformances to the Government–Industry Data Exchange Program.
  • Defense Contracting

    January 2020

    Corporate Governance: The Unfiltered Truth

    By Carrie Penman
    Corporate governance and “long-termism” are key buzzwords in our modern fiduciary lexicon.
  • Defense Contracting

    December 2019

    New Justice Dept. ‘Strike Force’ on the Prowl

    By Mike Fanelli , Frederic M. Levy , Phil Warren and Dan Shallman
    On Nov. 5, the Department of Justice announced the launch of the Procurement Collusion Strike Force, or PCSF. Its creation marks a significant development in the government procurement enforcement landscape.
  • Defense Contracting

    November 2019

    OTAs – 30 Years of Progress on a Rocky Road

    By Richard L. Dunn
    On Nov. 29, 1989, Congress enacted Public Law 101-189, the National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 1990. Section 251 authorized the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to enter to “other transactions with any person, any agency or instrumentality of the United States, any unit of state or local government, any educational institution and any other entity.”
  • Defense Department

    November 2019

    NDIA Policy Points: The Pentagon’s Climate Problem

    By Liam Skinner
    The defense acquisition community faces a climate problem. A political climate of suspicion is impeding the Pentagon’s efforts to take advantage of private industry expertise to deliver important capabilities to America’s warfighters.
  • 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.
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