False Claims Act

Government Contractors Need to Understand Complex Rules

March 9, 2017 President Trump’s First Address to Congress Foreshadows Increased Buy American Act Enforcement Source: Inside Government Contracts, Justin Ganderson, Frederic Levy and Sandy Hoe, March 2, 2017 On February 28, 2017, President Donald J. Trump addressed a joint … Continued

False Claims Act Complaint Filed Against Two Companies

April 18, 2016 U.S. files False Claims Act complaint against two Energy Dept. contractors performing work at Savannah River Nuclear Site Source: Georgia Tech Procurement Assistance Center, Chuck Schadl, March 21, 2016 The Justice Department (DOJ) announced on Friday (Mar. 18, … Continued

Idaho Company Settles False Claims Act Allegations

January 14, 2016 URS E & C Holdings, Inc. Agrees to Pay $9 Million to Resolve False Claims Act Allegations Source: Department of Justice, Office of Public Affairs, January 6, 2016 URS E & C Holdings Inc., a successor in interest … Continued

Executive Order Will Affect Federal Contractors

New regulations will change business for Government contractors In July 2014, the President signed an Executive order that will affect federal contractors. Source: Lexology, Article written by Thompson Coburn LLP, published August 25, 2015 The Administration has been active in … Continued

Settlement Reached on False 8(a) Program Status

Contractor pays $7.8M for falsely claiming 8(a) status Source: FederalTimes, Article written by Aaron Boyd, published July 7, 2015 A government contractor agreed to pay $7.8 million to settle claims it falsely represented itself as a small disadvantaged business, illegally … Continued

Trade Agreements Act (TAA) is often overlooked

The Trade Agreements Act: An Unknown Compliance Issue for Small Businesses Small businesses often enter into government contracts unaware of all the laws and regulations that may apply when selling to the government. One of the laws that is often … Continued