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Intervention in Bid Protests: A Refresher

USA - September 21 2022 The number of bid protest filings peaks in October as a result of increased government spending at the end of the Government’s fiscal year — which is…

You’ll Be Seeing More of These: AIA Releases New Lien Release Forms

USA - September 12 2022 As many in the construction industry are aware, owners and lenders often require prime contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers to execute sworn…

PPP Fraud and Appeals Update

USA - August 31 2022 While 2020 is (fortunately) in the rearview mirror, issues involving the pandemic-era Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and the Economic Injury…

COFC Finds Jurisdiction Over OTA Protest

USA - August 24 2022 The U.S. Court of Federal Claims, in Hydraulics International, Inc. v. United States, recently held that the court had jurisdiction over a bid…

President Biden Signs Inflation Reduction Act - What This Will Mean for Clean Energy and Manufacturing

USA - August 16 2022 Today, President Biden signed into law H.R. 5376, referred to as the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA). The nearly $369 billion of new spending is…

SBA Expands Past Performance Universe for Small Businesses

USA - July 26 2022 The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) recently issued a final rule that provides two new methods for small business government contractors to…

The Contract Matters When Navigating Notices to Cure

USA - July 8 2022 Any time a contractor receives a notice to cure, it should tread carefully and review its contract to determine its response. Recently, the Georgia…

Want to File a Mechanics’ Lien in California? Here’s What You Can (and Can’t) Include

USA - June 29 2022 How can a contractor, subcontractor, or supplier secure payment for its work? One solution is to file a mechanics' lien against a project's property…

SBA Adopts 24-Month Period for Employee-Based Size Determinations

USA - June 22 2022 The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) recently issued a final rule adopting a 24-month — as opposed to the current 12-month — average to…

Supreme Court Closes the Door to U.S. Discovery in International Commercial Arbitration

USA - June 16 2022 What did the Court decide? The United States Supreme Court resolved a split among the federal appeals courts on the question of whether private…