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Unexpected sources of importer liability
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • January 29 2015

Recent cases and investigations under the federal False Claims Act (FCA), California consumer laws and the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery


OFCCP issues final regulations implementing LGBT Executive Order
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • December 9 2014

On December 3, 2014, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) announced final regulations implementing President Obama's Executive


Criminal Division to investigate all False Claims Act qui tam claims
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • September 25 2014

The United States Department of Justice (DOJ) announced last week that its Criminal Division will review all future complaints filed under the qui


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


You thought your MOU was a contract? Guess again!
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • August 28 2014

On August 20, 2014, the South Carolina Supreme Court ruled a city’s Memorandum of Understanding with a development team did not constitute an


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


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


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