Defense (DoD)

Federal Agency Contact Obligations Still Unspent

September 18, 2017 Companies scramble for $98 billion in federal contract spending Bloomberg Government, Paul Murphy, September 18, 2017 As the clock ticks down on fiscal 2017, an estimated $98 billion in federal agency contract obligations remains unspent. Federal agencies … Continued

Legislation to Protect Small Businesses Advances

June 30, 2017 Peters Amendments to National Defense Authorization Act Passed by Senate Armed Services Committee Source: UPMatters.com, June 29, 2017 WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senator Gary Peters (MI), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, authored several provisions … Continued

DLA Continues to Award Government Contracts

February 21, 2017 Pentagon allocates billions amid uncertainty about Trump budget Source: Bloomberg Government, Robert Levinson, February 9, 2017 Despite inaction by Congress on appropriations as it awaits guidance from President Donald Trump on his priorities, the Pentagon’s Defense Logistics … Continued

DOD Cybersecurity Final Rule Explained

November 15, 2016 Cybersecurity Update: DoD Releases Long-Awaited Final Rule Source: Inside Government Contracts, Susan Cassidy, Michael Wagner and Julia Lippman, October 25, 2016 On October 21, 2016, the Department of Defense (DoD) issued its long-awaited Final Rule—effective immediately—imposing safeguarding … Continued

New Rule to Impact Efficiency of Procurement Process?

November 1, 2016 FAR Council Finalizes Rule Imposing Restrictions On Contracting With Companies With Felony Convictions And Delinquent Tax Liabilities Source: Inside Government Contracts, Anuj Vohra and Felicia Quentzel, October 21, 2016 The Federal Acquisition Regulation (“FAR”) Council (the Department … Continued

Added Protections Given to Technical Data

October 27, 2016 DoD Finalizes Rule Expanding Contractor Rights in Technical Data Source: Inside Government Contracts, Susan Cassidy, September 28, 2016 DoD has issued a Final Rule that gives added protections to the technical data of privately developed commercial items … Continued

New Acquisition Framework is Being Developed

October 21, 2016 Cutting through the Red Tape to Faster, Smarter Acquisition Source: GovTechWorks, Tobias Naegele, October 12, 2016 The fundamental mismatch between the speed of acquisition and the speed of government is an endless topic of conversation among government … Continued