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Time to pay the piper: Department of Labor imposes a three-year debarment for violations of the Service Contract Act
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • April 30 2014

Debarment is a severe remedy. Under the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), agencies will thus allow government contractors the opportunity to


Timber contractor’s claim fails to adhere to statutory deadlines imposed by the Contract Disputes Act; adherence is critical to effective resolution of contract claims
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • April 29 2014

When it comes to federal timber contracting, disputes with the Government are as commonplace and abundant as the timber resources upon which the


District court rejects novel extension of the Davis-Bacon Act
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • April 7 2014

On March 31, 2014 the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia rejected a determination by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) applying the


Jury reaches verdict: Lockheed did not fraudulently underbid Air Force contract
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • March 31 2014

On March 27, 2014, a jury sided with Lockheed Martin ending a long-running False Claims Act (FCA) case that was originally filed nearly a decade ago


Six steps to prevent disclosure of internal investigation reports
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • March 20 2014

A federal court in Washington, DC sent shockwaves through the government contractor community this month when it ordered a company to produce


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


Avoid the uncertainty of a jury verdict: prove your quantum using actual costs
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • February 25 2014

In a recent case before the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals, RLB Contracting, Inc., ASBCA No. 57638, Jan. 3, 2014, 2014 WL 123639, the Board


Federal Circuit rejects narrow view of the Government’s duty to cooperate
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • February 25 2014

Like all contracting parties, the Government is bound by an implied duty of good faith and fair dealing in all of its contracts, and contractors


What good is your BPA?
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • February 25 2014

A recent Federal Circuit decision confirms what most sophisticated contractors already know. While blanket purchase agreements (BPAs) may be useful


Understand the limits of CAS disclosure statement reviews
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • February 25 2014

The January 16, 2014 Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals (ASBCA) decision in the Appeal of Northrop Grumman Corporation, ASBCA No. 57625, 2014