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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


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


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


Pay-to-play spotlight: think twice before contributing in Connecticut
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • May 20 2014

Over the past few months, there has been much discussion in the press about the extent to which Connecticut's state pay-to-play law applies to


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


Obama win means more of the same for gov't contractors
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • November 8 2012

After a long election cycle with record campaign spending and razor-thin margins in the polls leading up to Election Day, the 2012 election cycle is (finally) over


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


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


Going low: Ninth Circuit holds that false estimates and fraudulent underbidding can lead to false claims
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • August 7 2012

In a startling decision of "first impression" on Thursday, the Ninth Circuit held that a contractor's proposed cost estimates for a cost-reimbursable contract may give rise to false claims under the False Claims Act where the proposal is based on "false estimates" or "fraudulent underbidding"


Texas begins regulating procurement lobbying; registration may be required
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • September 11 2009

Effective September 1, 2009, Texas began regulating certain aspects of procurement lobbying