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FAR Council issues a rule inconsistent with GAO's position on its jurisdiction to hear task and delivery order protests *

USA - July 28 2011
As we have reported, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) recently issued a decision, Technatomy Corp., B-405130, June 14, 2011, 2011 WL 2321836, declaring that its jurisdiction to hear bid protests of task and delivery orders issued under multiple-award indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contracts had significantly expanded.


GAO's jurisdiction over protests of task and delivery orders gets complicated *

USA - June 15 2011
In a major jurisdictional decision, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) has ruled that government contractors may now protest task and delivery orders issued under multiple-award indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contracts awarded under Title 41 of the U.S. Code, regardless of the task order's value or the grounds of protest.

Co-authors: Nooree Lee.


Proposed amendment would automatically propose for debarment any contractor that violates the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act *

USA - May 26 2011
Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT) has proposed an amendment to H.R. 1540, the House version of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012 (NDAA), which would require any person or company that violates the anti-bribery provisions of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) to be proposed for debarment from all federal contracts and grant awards.

Co-authors: John R. Shane.


Leaked draft of presidential executive order would require contractors to report political spending *

USA - May 13 2011
In April, a draft Presidential Executive Order (the E.O.) was leaked and generated immediate controversy.

Co-authors: D. Mark Renaud, Caleb P. Burns, Jan Witold Baran, Scott M. McCaleb.


DoD issues final rule to implement Franken Amendment *

USA - December 8 2010
On December 8, 2010, the Department of Defense (DoD) issued a final rule implementing Section 8116 of the Defense Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2010 (Pub. L. No. 111-118), also known as the "Franken Amendment."

Co-authors: Nooree Lee.


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