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  • 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.
  • Global Defense Market

    May 2021

    U.S. Senators Propose Trade-Pact Waivers

    By Jennifer Plitsch , Sarah Shepson and Carl Wiersum
    The recently enacted American Rescue Plan includes $1.9 trillion in economic stimulus, health care and related funding, while President Joe Biden’s American Jobs Plan proposal includes $2.3 trillion in critical infrastructure investments.
  • Defense Department

    April 2021

    Biden Directs Broad Review of Supply Chains

    By Trisha Anderson , Susan B. Cassidy and Samantha L. Clark
    President Joe Biden on Feb. 24 signed a far-reaching “Executive Order on America’s Supply Chains.”
  • Cybersecurity

    February 2021

    Expect More False Claims Act Cybersecurity Cases

    By Susan Cassidy , Peter Hutt II and Michael Wagner
    In the federal contracting community, it has long been predicted that the government’s increased cybersecurity requirements will eventually lead to a corresponding increase in False Claims Act litigation involving cybersecurity compliance.
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