Topic Archives: Compliance

Compliance
August 4, 2016Compliance

Elevating Form Over Substance: OCI Waiver Challenges at GAO

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) has exhibited little interest in evaluating the basis for agency decisions to waive organizational conflicts of interest (OCI). Where protesters have challenged agency waiver determinations, GAO has limited its analysis to only a perfunctory review of whether the agency met all procedural requirements for properly waiving an OCI. ...›

FCPA

Top Ten International Anti-Corruption Developments for June 2016

In order to provide an overview for busy in-house counsel and compliance professionals, we summarize below some of the most important international anti-corruption developments from the past month, with links to primary resources. This month we ask: Who was tapped as the permanent head of the Department of Justice’s (DOJ’s) FCPA Unit? Which companies ...›

So, Just When You Thought You Were Getting a Handle on Data Rights, the Department of Defense Issues a Long-Awaited Update to the DFARS Technical Data and Computer Software Clauses

On June 16, 2016, the U.S. Department of Defense issued a proposed rule to implement Section 815 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012. Industry and practitioners alike have awaited this proposal since Congress enacted Section 815 in December 2011, substantially amending 10 U.S.C. § 2320. ...›