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District court rejects FOIA action seeking unit prices

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 9 2010

In a decision issued February 26, 2010, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia in Essex Electro Eng'rs, Inc. v. U.S. Sec'y of the Army, No. 09-372 (D.D.C. Feb. 26, 2010), held that the U.S. Army (Army) properly withheld unit pricing for a government contract awardee as confidential information under Exemption 4 of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. 522

FAR Council issues wide-ranging proposed anti-trafficking regulations

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 27 2013

On September 26, 2013, the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Council issued proposed regulations that materially affect contractors' anti-human

DOD issues final rule on counterfeit electronic parts

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 6 2014

On Tuesday, May 6, the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) issued its final rule on Detection and Avoidance of Counterfeit Electronic Parts, which

Are qui tam actions based on FOIA disclosures parasitic? The issue worms its way up to the Supreme Court

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 1 2010

Earlier this week, the Supreme Court granted a petition for a writ of certiorari to decide whether whistleblowers can rely on documents obtained through the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) when bringing qui tam actions under the False Claims Act (FCA

President Obama signs fiscal year 2014 National Defense Authorization Act

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 8 2014

On December 26, 2013, President Obama signed into law the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2014 and the Bipartisan Budget

ASBCA appeal statistics: a full and backlogged docket

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 25 2014

Many of us are familiar with the reports the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) issues on its bid protest statistics. But, fewer people may

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

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 13 2011

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

Industry speaks: an interview with Elaine Duke, Under Secretary for Management for the Department of Homeland Security

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 24 2008

The editors of Airworthy recently interviewed Elaine Duke, the new Under Secretary for Management (USM) at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS

ASBCA reverses course and holds that the $10,000 penalty waiver of FAR 42.709-5 applies to individual cost elements

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 4 2011

On October 19, 2011, the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals (Board or ASBCA) issued a decision clarifying whether the $10,000 waiver threshold in FAR 42.709-5(b) applies to individual unallowable costs or the sum of all unallowable costs

More restrictions on cost-reimbursable contracts: DOD issues interim rule prohibiting cost-type contracts for the production of major defense acquisition programs

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 3 2014

On January 29, 2014, the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD), issued an interim rule to amend the Department of Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation