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  • 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.
  • Defense Contracting

    June 2019

    BREAKING: Politicians, Analysts Sound Off on Proposed Raytheon-UTC Merger (Updated)

    A day after Raytheon Corp. and United Technologies Corp. proposed its “merger of equals,” analysts and lawmakers sounded off on what would be a seismic shift in the world of defense contracting.
  • Defense Contracting

    May 2019

    Reduce Risks in Overseas Third-Party Relationships (UPDATED)

    By Daniel M. Hartnett
    Small- and medium-sized defense companies face potentially significant legal, regulatory, financial and reputational risks when engaging with overseas third parties.
  • Defense Contracting

    April 2019

    IG Report Has Implications for Contractors

    By Ryan Burnette , Susan Cassidy and Michael Wagner
    On Feb. 25, the Defense Department’s Office of Inspector General issued an audit report analyzing the prices of spare aviation parts purchased by the government from TransDigm Group Inc. The report has important implications for contractors doing business with the Pentagon.
  • Army News

    March 2019

    Army Both Keen, Cautious About OTA Agreements

    MONTEREY, Calif. — The Army is enthusiastic about using other transaction authority agreements to fast-track procurement, but it wants to avoid overplaying its hand, said a senior service official.
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