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California corner: there's a classification for thatrecent cases challenge whether application-based service platforms misclassify independent contractors

  • Vedder Price PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 19 2015

As the number of services offered to consumers through applications ("app" or "apps") on their tablets and smartphones continue to expand, the

Prevailing wage violation invites unsuccessful bidder’s tort claim

  • Duane Morris LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 6 2015

Failing to pay prevailing wages on a public works project can have consequences beyond labor code penalties and claims for unpaid wages. Contractors

A Southern District of New York decision adopts narrow views of privilege protection for independent contractors and lawyer-retained consultants: Part I

  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 11 2015

Not all recent Southern District of New York decisions have favored privilege protection in the corporate setting. In Church & Dwight Co. v. SPD

The intersection of price & performance - cost analysis must be consistent with the technical proposal

  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 3 2015

If you have read the prior posts in this series, you are aware that agencies conduct realism analyses as part of proposal evaluation for

Dare to comparecomparisons in price analyses

  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 23 2015

Like any buyer, the Government wants to pay reasonable prices for the goods and services that it acquires. Agencies often perform a price analysis as

The changing landscape for services contractors

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 22 2015

Two recent developments have the potential to change the landscape for contractors providing services to the Government. Government contractors and

OFCCP disability final rule upheld by federal appeals court

  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 8 2015

The Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs 2013 final rule requiring federal contractors to invite job applicants to

SOX whistleblower protection extended to private contractors

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 26 2014

On March 4, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Lawson v. FMR LLC that the Sarbanes-Oxley Act's ("SOX") whistleblower protection extends to

False Claims Act defendants may have possible counterclaims against whistleblowers

  • Duane Morris LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 22 2014

Although whistleblowers benefit from strong public policies protecting the means by which they assert and support their False Claims Act (FCA

Adjustments in agency cost realism analyses must be rational

  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 12 2014

As discussed in the first post in this series, a cost realism analysis is required when an agency evaluates proposals for a cost-reimbursement