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SBA update: Less than one percent minority shareholder interest could impact eligibility for small business contract awards Focus on Regulation

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Office of Hearings & Appeals (OHA) recently held that an entity may be affiliated with another entity solely because it holds a very small...

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Indictment in US$40m alleged fraud case signals increased scrutiny of SDVOSB government contractors Focus on Regulation

On December 1, 2017, the U.S. Department of Justice announced the federal grand indictment of an army veteran for allegedly engaging in major government program fraud by using his status as ...

Publications

DOJ announces one of largest False Claims Act recoveries concerning U.S. government small business programs

Last week, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced a US$16m settlement with Virginia-based government defense contractor, ADS Inc., to resolve allegations that ADS and its subsidiaries...

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U.S. – Sovereign Immunity Shields University from Inventorship Dispute

In a case involving medical methods invented by two Nobel laureates, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has ruled that sovereign immunity prevents a third researcher from...

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The District of Oregon Rules That the United States May Not Pursue False Claims Act Litigation Against State Entities Education Alert

On April 11, 2017, the United States District Court for the District of Oregon held that the United States may not pursue False Claims Act (FCA) litigation against an arm of the State and...

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The Sixth Circuit in United Technologies Corp. Requires Government to Prove Actual Loss for False Claims Act Damages Government Contracts Alert

The Department of Justice and qui tam relators were dealt another blow regarding how damages are calculated in False Claims Act (FCA) cases. In an FCA case involving allegations of...

Published Works

New OMB Uniform Guidance: Implications for International Projects NCURA Magazine, January/February 2015

Institutions engaged in federally sponsored projects abroad will find new and revised obligations in the new Office of Management and Budget Uniform Guidance. The new regulations are a...

Published Works

New OMB Circular Application to Federally Sponsored International Projects Bloomberg BNA

Institutions engaged in federally sponsored projects abroad will find new and revised obligations in the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) final guidance titled "Uniform Administrative...

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FASEB Guide on Mitigating Risk of Animal Rights Extremism Hospital and Federal Research Alert

On 12 March, the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) released recommendations regarding response to threats by animal rights (AR) extremists. Counsel and...

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