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  • Global Defense Market

    February 2022

    Takeaways from Dip in U.S. Foreign Military Sales

    By Nooree Lee and Emma Merrill
    In December, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency announced the fiscal year 2021 transaction figures for the U.S. Foreign Military Sales program. Several trends revealed in the data could have major implications for contractors moving forward.
  • Cybersecurity

    January 2022

    Pentagon Releases Updated CMMC Documentation

    By Susan Cassidy , Ashden Fein and Robert Huffman
    The Defense Department has been increasingly focused in recent years on protecting controlled unclassified information, or CUI, within its supply chain.
  • Acquisition Programs

    January 2022

    FAR Council Replaces Commercial Item Definition

    By Brooke Stanley and Scott Freling
    On Nov. 4, the Federal Acquisition Regulatory Council issued a final rule ...
  • Defense Department

    December 2021

    Govt. Launches New Cyber Fraud Initiative

    By Susan Cassidy , Peter Hutt II and Darby Rourick
    Last year, the Department of Justice warned that cybersecurity fraud could see enhanced enforcement under the False Claims Act.
  • Chem Bio Protection

    November 2021

    Biden Unveils New Pandemic Preparedness Plan

    By Tyler Evans , Anna Menzel and Jennifer Plitsch
    In September, the Biden administration released a ...
  • Defense Department

    October 2021

    Public Meeting Addresses ‘Buy American’ Rules

    By Anna Menzel , Peter Terenzio and Michael Wagner
    n On Aug. 26, the Federal Acquisition Regulatory Council and the ...
  • Defense Contracting

    August 2021

    Major Changes Proposed to Buy American Rules

    By Peter Terenzio , Michael Wagner and Nooree Lee
    On July 30, the Biden administration issued a proposed rule billed as “the most robust changes to the implementation of the Buy American Act in almost 70 years.”
  • Defense Department

    July 2021

    New Guidance on Domestic Sourcing Waivers

    By Anna Menzel , Evan R. Sherwood and Michael Wagner
    On June 11, the White House released new guidance on its plans to limit waivers of domestic sourcing laws, bolstering its previously issued “Executive Order on Ensuring the Future is Made in All of America by All of America’s Workers.”
  • Cybersecurity

    July 2021

    Biden Signs Order to Bolster Cybersecurity

    By Susan B. Cassidy , Trisha Anderson , Micaela McMurrough , Robert Huffman and Tyler Holbrook
    On May 12, President Joe Biden issued the “Executive Order on Improving the Nation’s Cybersecurity.”
  • Defense Contracting

    May 2021

    Prepare Now for the $15 Minimum Wage

    By Andrew Guy , Nooree Lee and Anna Menzel
    In April, President Joe Biden signed an “Executive Order on Increasing the Minimum Wage for Federal Contractors” that will raise the hourly minimum wage for federal contractors to $15, effective Jan. 30, 2022.
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