A new Defense Cost Accounting Standards Board (“D-CASB”) will oversee the application of the Cost Accounting Standards (“CAS”) to defense contracts.
A new executive order entitled “Buy American and Hire American” focuses on American workers and products
Government Accountability Office has declined to reconsider protests it dismissed during the recent lapse in its jurisdiction…under IDIQ contracts.
Over the last few years, both the Department of Defense and Congress have been pursuing innovation in defense-related technologies, processes or methods.
Safeguarding & reporting requirements for unclassified information, including agency-specific regulations, of which Government contractors should be aware.
The focus in 2017 is cybersecurity specifically compliance with the DoD’s final rule for safeguarding covered defense information before 12/31 deadline.
2016 was a big year for the FCA. Total government recoveries were up; total new matters filed were up; and total new government-led FCA matters were up.
Government contractors hoping to challenge a civilian agency’s award of a task or delivery order may be out of luck, at least temporarily.
Embraer will pay U.S. $205 million to settle allegations that the company violated the FCPA by paying millions in bribes & falsifying accounting records.
Mergers and acquisitions create additional costs and complex accounting issues for government contractors.