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Subcontractor limits on bringing claims against the government
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • August 28 2014

The general rule is that a subcontractor cannot bring a claim against the government unless it has contractual privity with the government or is an


No claims for the unlicensed contractor
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • August 28 2014

In a recent federal court decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit considered whether unlicensed contractors are prohibited from


New Executive Order requires federal contractors to report past labor & employment violations
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • August 8 2014

On July 31, 2014, President Obama signed the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order, which requires prospective federal contractors to disclose


Congress’ creation of privately funded and privately managed federal program not enough to trigger False Claims Act liability
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • July 16 2014

In a decision that may have far-reaching implications to the Federal Government's efforts to oversee the E-Rate Program, the Fifth Circuit Court of


Changes to women-owned small business set aside contracting
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • June 30 2014

In June, the Department of Defense, NASA and GSA issued revisions to government contracting regulations that will expand set-asides for women-owned


Third-place ranking proves fatal to incumbent’s standing before the Court of Federal Claims
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • June 30 2014

The United States Court of Federal Claims (CFC or the "Court") recently dismissed a disappointed incumbent's (the "Plaintiff ") post-award bid


Proposed requirements for expanded reporting of non-conforming goods
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • June 30 2014

In an ongoing effort by the government to detect and avoid counterfeit products, the Department of Defense, GSA and NASA announced a proposed FAR


Subcontractor misrepresentations of disadvantaged small business status leads to false claims and a nearly $1.9 million settlement
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • June 30 2014

The U.S. government recently settled with five California masonry companies and two individuals alleged to have vio- lated the False Claims Act (FCA


Federal contractor update: DOL issues proposed rule setting $10.10 as minimum wage, and Obama to issue order banning LGBT discrimination
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • June 20 2014

The U.S. Department of Labor has issued a proposed set of regulations to implement a February executive order from President Obama calling for an


Biomonitoring California launches database
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • May 12 2014

California's Biomonitoring program was established in 2006 with the passage of SB 1379. The program is a collaborative effort of three departments: