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How a New Era in Antitrust Enforcement May Impact Government Contractors

USA - February 24 2021 With a new presidential administration promising vigorous antitrust enforcement, and a new Democratic majority in Congress seeking to make drastic…

Authorized Government Contractors Now Covered Persons Under the PREP Act

USA - February 24 2021 The Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recently added government contractors to the list of entities eligible for immunity…

“Would You Rather…” - Escobar’s Demanding Materiality Standard or Actual Causation?

USA - January 27 2021 According to a recent decision in United States ex rel. Scollick v. Narula, Case No. 14-cv-1339 (D.D.C. Nov. 6, 2020), the fraudulent inducement…

Made in America - President Biden’s Executive Order on Buying (Even More?) American

USA - January 27 2021 On January 25, 2021, President Joe Biden signed an Executive Order on “Ensuring the Future is Made in All of America by All of America’s Workers,”…

Key Provisions You Should Know From FY 2021 NDAA

USA - January 27 2021 On January 1, 2021, Congress overrode President Trump’s veto of the Fiscal Year (“FY”) 2021 National Defense Authorization Act (“NDAA”) (the “Act”)…

The NISPOM is Becoming a Regulation & Contractors Have Six Months to Comply

USA - January 27 2021 On December 21, 2020, the Department of Defense (“DoD”) published a final rule in the Federal Register that codifies the National Industrial Security…

New Rules Governing Remote Identification of Unmanned Aircraft

USA - January 27 2021 On December 28, 2020, the FAA issued a new rule, published in the Federal Register on January 15, 2021, which will impose a requirement (subject to…

“Buy (More) American” - Final Rule Implements Changes to the Buy American Act Regulations

USA - January 20 2021 On January 19, 2021, the Federal Acquisition Regulatory Council published the final rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (“FAR”) in…

SEC Proposal to Exempt Finders from Registration Generates Split Reaction

USA - November 30 2020 A Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) plan to create a registration exemption for certain finders has generated a mixed response. The nearly…

IoT Legislation Passes Congress

USA - November 30 2020 Legislation directing the National Institute of Standards and technology (“NIST”) to create standards and guidelines for securing Internet of Things…