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Archives: April 2011

Interim DFARS Rule Aimed at Accelerating Payments to Small Businesses

4.28.2011 - Posted on E&B Alerts – Government Contracts

The Department of Defense ("DoD") issued on April 27, 2011 an interim rule that amends the DoD FAR Supplement ("DFARS") to accelerate payments to all

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New Proposed Organizational Conflicts of Interest ("OCI") Rules Published Today

4.26.2011 - Posted on E&B Alerts – Government Contracts

Today, the Department of Defense, General Services Administration, and National Aeronautics and Space Administration, acting as the FAR Council, publi

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OMB Publishes Last-Minute Guidance to Federal Agencies in Anticipation of a Government Shutdown

4.8.2011 - Posted on E&B Alerts – Government Contracts

Yesterday, the Office of Management and Budget ("OMB") sent a memorandum to the heads of executive departments and agencies addressing various procedu

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The Court of Federal Claims Clarifies Standards for Evaluating the Timeliness of Electronically Submitted Proposals

4.5.2011 - Posted on E&B Alerts – Government Contracts

As the oft-quoted standard on submitting government contract bids and proposals goes, "Late is Late."  See 48 C.F.R. § 52.215-1(c)(3)(ii)(A)

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Key Interim FAR Rules Issued - Targeted at Wasteful Contracting Practices

4.1.2011 - Posted on E&B Alerts – Government Contracts

The Department of Defense, the General Services Administration, and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration ("DoD", "GSA", and "NASA") joint

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