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May 7, 2020 - False Claims Act

Effective Internal Investigations and Disclosures: Identifying and Managing False Claims Act Problems (Morrison & Foerster’s Remote Learning Series Session #2)

Join Alex Ward and Rachael Plymale for the second presentation in Morrison & Foerster’s Government Contracts Remote Learning Series. Register here. In “Effective Internal Investigations and Disclosures: Identifying and Managing False Claims Act Concerns,” Alex and Rachael will discuss high-risk areas for contractors, explain how …›

May 6, 2020 - Protests & Litigation

April Bid Protest Roundup (Law360 Spotlight)

This installment of our monthly Law360 bid protest spotlight features a number of noteworthy decisions from the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO), Court of Federal Claims (COFC) and Federal Circuit. Eskridge & Associates addresses the hurdles associated with establishing prejudice. Abacus Technology …›

May 5, 2020 - Coronavirus, Small Business

CARES SBA Loan Eligibility and Process (UPDATED)

(This post has been updated on May 5, 2020) The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (the “CARES Act”) allows certain eligible companies and individuals to obtain loans of up to $10 million or 2.5 times the average monthly payroll costs over the last …›

The Data Rights Black Hole: DOD Lobbies Congress to Eliminate Proprietary Rights in Your Most Valuable Trade Secrets — Your Detailed Manufacturing and Process Data

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, the Department of Defense (“DOD”) and industry came together after more than seven years of discussions and created a rational, logical, and fair constellation of regulations and laws governing the DOD’s and contractors’ rights …›