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A Closer Look at Version 1.0 of DoD’s Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification

USA - February 13 2020 On January 31, the Department of Defense (“DoD”) released Version 1.0 of its Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (“CMMC”). This is the fourth…

A New Path to TAA Compliance: U.S.-Made End Products in Acetris

USA - February 13 2020 On Monday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit issued an opinion in Acetris Health, LLC v. United States, No. 2018-2399 (Fed. Cir. Feb…

U.S. Government Seeks Industry Solutions in Novel Coronavirus Response

USA - February 11 2020 As of February 10, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported that 40,554 cases of the Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) have been confirmed…

DoD Announces the Release of CMMC Version 1.0

USA - February 4 2020 On Friday January 31, 2020, Ellen Lord, Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment, Kevin Fahey, Assistant Secretary of Defense for…

Trump Administration Renews Focus on Anti-Human Trafficking Efforts

USA - January 14 2020 The Trump Administration has declared this month National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, calling on industry associations, law…

Momentum In Drug Pricing Reform: House Passes New Legislation on the Heels of Presidential Candidates’ Drug Pricing Proposals

USA - December 19 2019 Late last week, House Democrats passed Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act. This bill would, among other things…

DoD Releases Version 0.7 of Its Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification

USA - December 17 2019 On December 13, the Department of Defense (“DoD”) released the latest version of its Cyber Security Maturity Model Certification (“CMMC”)…

Commerce Department Proposes Rule Impacting Information and Communications Technology Supply Chains

USA - December 3 2019 On November 27, 2019, the Department of Commerce issued a proposed rule to implement the May 15, 2019 Executive Order entitled “Securing the…

New FAR Rule Expands Counterfeit Reporting Obligations

USA - November 26 2019 Last week, the FAR Council issued a Final Rule, setting forth new FAR provisions that require the reporting of certain counterfeit and suspect…

OFCCP Proposes Rule Removing TRICARE Health Care Providers from Its Regulatory Authority

USA - November 18 2019 On November 6, 2019, the Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (“OFCCP”) issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking…