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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


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


Pay-to-play survey now available
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • May 13 2011

Almost two-dozen states and scores of municipalities have some sort of pay-to-play restrictions on contributions related to current or prospective government contractors


Pay-to-play spotlight: City of Los Angeles toughens pay-to-play laws
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • May 13 2011

The City of Los Angeles significantly expanded its pay-to-play laws when city voters approved, on March 8, 2011, an amendment to the Los Angeles City Charter


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


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


Leaked draft of presidential executive order would require contractors to report political spending
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • May 13 2011

In April, a draft Presidential Executive Order (the E.O.) was leaked and generated immediate controversy


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


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