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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
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  • 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

Whistleblower activity heating up all over

  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 11 2014

Fiscal year 2014 has been a banner year for whistleblowers. Recent developments involving whistleblowers under the Dodd-Frank Act, the Sarbanes-Oxley

Sixth Circuit dismisses whistleblower’s claims made by job applicant

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • November 21 2014

This week, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit ruled that a job applicant lacks standing to bring whistle-blower claims under the Energy