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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


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


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


A relator cannot FOIA his way to recovery under the False Claims Act
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • May 12 2009

The United States District Court for the Southern District of New York recently issued a decision declaring that False Claims Act (FCA) claims dependent upon documents released pursuant to a FOIA request are statutorily barred under the FCA


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


New FAR rule requires reports on executive compensation, use of funds by contractors and subcontractors who receive recovery funds
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • April 8 2009

On March 31, 2009, the Civilian Agency Acquisition and Defense Acquisition Regulations Councils ("the FAR Councils") issued an interim rule in FAR Case 2009-009 to implement the reporting obligations set forth in Section 1512 of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 ("Recovery Act"), Pub. L. No. 111-5. See 74 Fed. Reg. 14639 (Mar. 31, 2009


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


Pay-to-play spotlight
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • November 12 2007

Increasingly, states and localities are implementing "pay-to-play" laws that limit the ability of government contractors to make campaign contributions to state and local candidates and officeholders


New Jersey pay-to-play annual filing due September 28
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • September 17 2007

Business entities that received $50,000 or more in contracts with governments in New Jersey (all levels) in 2006 must file with the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission by September 28, 2007, an annual disclosure statement of political contributions