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  • Defense Contracting

    March 2023

    Time to Rethink Mandatory Disclosure Rule

    By David Robbins
    The Federal Acquisition Regulation’s Mandatory Disclosure Rule was published nearly 15 years ago, yet contractors are still wrestling with confusion caused by its undefined terms.
  • Contracting

    December 2022

    The Ethics of Hiring Former Government Employees

    By Aron C. Beezley , Nathaniel J. Greeson and Patrick R. Quigley
    There’s a common quip in Washington that federal employees leaving their jobs to work in the private sector are “going to the Dark Side.”
  • Ethics

    September 2022

    Ethical, Legal Considerations for Remote Work

    By Peter Eyre and M. Yuan Zhou
    As contractors settle into this “new normal,” it is also important that they remain vigilant to the ethical considerations and challenges that can arise in remote work environments, which are still relatively new to many companies.
  • Defense Contracting

    June 2022

    Don’t Run Afoul of Truth in Negotiations Act

    By Michael Gwinn
    Imagine paying a contractor $20,000 to remodel a kitchen. Although you aren’t sure if you paid a fair price because you only received one bid, the contractor performed on time and to standard and you are pleased with the results.
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  • Defense Contracting

    December 2021

    A New Rule for Affirmative Action Programs

    By Ambika J. Biggs
    The general anti-discrimination regulations applying to government contractors are well known.
  • Cybersecurity

    August 2021

    Ethical, Legal Implications of Paying Ransoms (Updated)

    By Phyllis Sumner and Jillian Simons
    Ransomware has emerged as one of the most virulent cybersecurity risks. In recent years ...
  • Defense Contracting

    May 2021

    ‘For the People Act’ Worth Watching

    By Gene Moran
    House Resolution 1 (H.R.1), colloquially known as the “For the People Act,” passed through the House with no Republican votes, 220-210, in March, and moved to the Senate, where its companion is S.R.1.
  • Contracting

    March 2021

    Justice Guidelines Can Buoy Compliance Programs

    By Anne R. Harris
    In June 2020, the Department of Justice criminal division updated its “Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs” document.
  • Defense Contracting

    December 2020

    Contractors Face Tougher Ethical Standards

    By Adam Bartolanzo and John Chierichella
    When private actors seek public funds, the need to protect government accounts from fraud, waste and abuse compels them to act with scrupulous regard to the requirements of the law.
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