Category Archives: Compliance

WARN Act and Sequestration

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings issued an instructive client alert discussing the impact of the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (29 USC 2101-2109) on Department of Defense contractors whose contracts may be terminated or reduced in the event of sequestration. Generally, the … Continue reading

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Timeliness is Important

The video started to get some dust on it, but the insights are still valid.  

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Appealing Performance Reviews

A rule issued on September 6, 2012, entitled “Documenting Contractor Performance,” proposes to amend FAR 42.1503, Procedures, to provide standardized past performance evaluation factors and performance rating categories. The rule also addresses appeals of government evaluations of contractor performance. Under … Continue reading

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Sequester in Brief

I was asked to prepare some information for budgeting for next year and realized that I hadn’t spent nearly enough time getting to know sequestration.  I basically knew that they keep jurors from talking to the public and viewing media … Continue reading

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Are You Tired of Hearing About ____ Yet?

I have always worried that I just pile on sometimes.  There are always hot topics in government contracting, politics (yikes!), and compliance.  Some stick around a little longer than it seems may be necessary (are we still talking about and … Continue reading

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Government’s Share of Segment Closing Costs Nearly $60 Million

The Court of Federal Claims released its third opinion in Raytheon Co. v. U.S., in which the court granted the contractor segment closing adjustments related to the sale of two business segments. The post-trial opinion, authored by Judge Firestone, found … Continue reading

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SAM is Marching Forward

As an Eagle Scout, I remember the Oath, the Promise, and of course, the Motto “Be Prepared.”  Now is one of those times when the motto rings true for government contractors everywhere (let alone for the folks responsible for the … Continue reading

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