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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


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


FAR Councils release rewrite of OCI rules
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • April 27 2011

The Civilian Agency Acquisition Council and Defense Agency Regulations Council (FAR Councils) have issued a proposed rule that would substantially revise regulations regarding organizational conflicts of interest (OCIs


Scrutiny over commercial item contracts continues
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • February 21 2012

For nearly two decades, Government agencies and contractors alike have benefitted from the more streamlined rules and contract clauses that govern the acquisition of "commercial items."


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


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


Pay-to-play spotlight: New Jersey Supreme Court rules against pay-to-play violator
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • March 13 2009

On January 15, 2009, the New Jersey Supreme Court upheld a lower court's decision against Earle Asphalt Company in an important pay-to-play decision


New Jersey annual Pay-to-Play Report due March 30
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • March 12 2010

Entities that received $50,000 or more in the aggregate in 2009 through contracts with state and local government agencies in New Jersey must file an annual Pay-to-Play Report with the state's Election Law Enforcement Commission by March 30, 2010


SEC adopts new pay-to-play rule - effective September 13, 2010
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • July 14 2010

On June 30, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) approved a new rule designed to curb the potential for political contributions to influence the selection and retention of investment advisers to state and local governments


Colorado's Supreme Court strikes down the state's broad and onerous pay-to-play law
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • March 15 2010

On February 22, 2010, the Colorado Supreme Court struck down Amendment 54, which was the pay-to-play ballot measure passed by the citizens of Colorado in November of 2008 and which had been enjoined since June 23, 2009