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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


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 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


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


Are qui tam actions based on FOIA disclosures parasitic? The issue worms its way up to the Supreme Court
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • October 1 2010

Earlier this week, the Supreme Court granted a petition for a writ of certiorari to decide whether whistleblowers can rely on documents obtained through the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) when bringing qui tam actions under the False Claims Act (FCA


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


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


National Defense Authorization Act harmonizes bid protest authority for task and delivery orders
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • January 5 2012

Section 813 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012 (NDAA or Act), which was signed into law by President Obama on December 31, 2011, corrects an imbalance in contractors' ability to protest the award of task and delivery orders issued under indefinite-deliveryindefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contracts