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  • Defense Contracting

    September 2022

    Case Affirms Rights of Contractors Facing Debarment

    By Frederic M. Levy , Michael Pierce and Michael Wagner
    Experienced defense companies understand that suspension or debarment from U.S. government contracts can be a death knell.
  • Defense Department

    August 2022

    Pentagon Releases Inflation Guidance to Industry

    By Scott Freling , Paul Rowley and Evan R. Sherwood
    In response to industry-wide questions about price adjustments for inflation, the Defense Department released guidance May 25 about when and how contracting officers may provide financial relief to defense contractors working on fixed-price contracts.
  • Defense Contracting

    July 2022

    Suspensions, Debarments Hit 10-Year Low

    By Frederic M. Levy , Michael Wagner and Michael Pierce
    On April 18, the Interagency Suspension and Debarment Committee released its annual report on its activities across all executive agencies for fiscal year 2020.
  • 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.”
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