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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


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


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


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


ASBCA reverses course and holds that the $10,000 penalty waiver of FAR 42.709-5 applies to individual cost elements
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • November 4 2011

On October 19, 2011, the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals (Board or ASBCA) issued a decision clarifying whether the $10,000 waiver threshold in FAR 42.709-5(b) applies to individual unallowable costs or the sum of all unallowable costs


FEC permits PACs, candidates and parties to use electronic redesignations
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • May 13 2011

In March 2011, the Federal Election Commission (FEC) issued an interpretive rule permitting electronic redesignation of contributions, effective immediately


Proposed FAR amendment would require privacy training for government contractors
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • November 8 2011

The Department of Defense, the General Services Administration and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration have proposed a regulation that would require employees of government contractors who work with “systems of records” covered by the Privacy Act of 1974 to undergo annual privacy training


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


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