Tag: DoD

Know Your Rights

Government Contracts Cost and Pricing: The Truth in Negotiations Act, or Whatever the Kids Are Calling It These Days (Part 3)

September 25, 2023

Via: LexBlog

Welcome back to the Cost Corner, where we provide practical insight into the complex cost and pricing requirements that apply to Government Contractors. We just completed two articles on the Truth in Negotiations Act (TINA) [1] and, before that, two […]

Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

US Executive Branch Update – October 28, 2021

October 28, 2021

Via: LexBlog

This report provides a snapshot of the US Executive Branch priorities via daily schedules and the prior day’s press releases. POTUS’ Schedule* 9:00 a.m. EDT – THE PRESIDENT speaks to the House Democratic Caucus to provide an update about the […]

Know Your Rights

Does Your Contract Work Abroad Require A Combatting Trafficking In Persons Compliance Plan? Now Is A Good Time To Check

September 29, 2021

Via: LexBlog

The U.S. Government Accountability Office (“GAO”) recently released a new report finding that Army and Navy contracting officials were unaware of their oversight responsibilities regarding combating trafficking in persons. Though the U.S. Government has a zero tolerance policy when it […]

Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Federal judge blocks restrictions against Chinese smartphone maker

March 15, 2021

Via: Jurist

A judge for the US District Court for the District of Columbia granted an injunction Friday preventing the Department of Defense (DOD) from enforcing restrictions against Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi. Earlier this year, the DOD designated Xiaomi a “Communist Chinese […]

Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor, Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

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

January 28, 2021

Via: National Law Review

On December 21, 2020, the Department of Defense (“DoD”) published a final rule in the Federal Register that codifies the National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (“NISPOM”) in the Code of Federal Regulations (“CFR”) at 32 CFR part 117. The […]