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June 21, 2019 - Published by Set-Aside Alert: As any experienced government contractor knows, poor performance under a federal contract can have significant consequences.
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May 31, 2019 - The DoD extended the comment period on a proposed rule that would amend the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement to implement sections of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017 that require review and approval for certain cost-reimbursement contract types at specified thresholds and established time periods and the use of firm fixed-price contract types for foreign military sales unless an exception or waiver applies.
May 17, 2019 - According to Law360, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously that the "government knowledge" statute of limitations applies in False Claims Act cases regardless of whether the government intervenes, expanding the time relators have to file FCA claims by up to four years in some circumstances.
May 10, 2019 - The DOJ released guidance on how the targets of False Claims Act investigations can receive leniency in exchange for proactively disclosing misconduct. The guidance also explained how the DOJ awards credit to defendants who cooperate with investigations.
May 7, 2019 - to implement section 2804 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019, which increased the threshold for small business set-asides of acquisitions for architect-engineer services, including construction design, in connection with military construction projects or military family housing projects, to $1 million.
May 6, 2019 - Published by WestLaw Journal for Government Contracts: In a relatively recent decision, the U. S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit raised the bar a notch for whistleblowers in False Claim Act ("FCA") cases whose allegations lack specificity as to direct evidence of presentment for payment to the government for fraudulent services.
April 26, 2019 - Published by Set-Aside Alert: In the last several weeks the U.S. Labor Dept. (DOL) issued three proposed rules which, if made final, would (1) change the salary basis test for determining which employees can be exempt from overtime; (2) relax the standard for determining when a joint employer relationship exists; and (3) clarify what compensation must be included. when calculating an employee's regular rate of pay for overtime purposes.
April 26, 2019 - Ms. Carranza worked as a Senate-confirmed deputy administrator at SBA during the George W. Bush administration and previously had a 20-year career at the United Parcel Service, ending as president of Latin America and Caribbean operations.