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Federal Circuit Affirms Aircraft Contractor's Compliance With Cost Accounting Standard Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. v. United States, Fed. Cir., No. 2013-5096, -5099

Federal Circuit Affirms Aircraft Contractor's Compliance With Cost Accounting Standard Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. v. United States, Fed. Cir., No. 2013-5096, -5099, 12/10/14 - John S. Pachter interviewed by BNA for comment. 

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Cost Accounting Standards Course - By Gregory A. Smith

Gregory A. Smith co-teaches course on Cost Accounting Standards at the Executive Conference & Training Center in Sterling, VA on August 13, 2014.  More info here

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WMACCA Government Contractors Forum: Independent Monitors - How To Avoid Them and How To Live With Them - Presented by Iris Bennett and Sean J. Hartigan of Smith Pachter McWhorter and an in-house panelist. Moderated by John Pachter of Smith Pachter McWhorter.

WMACCA Government Contractors Forum: Independent Monitors - How To Avoid Them and How To Live With Them - Presented by Iris Bennett and Sean J. Hartigan of Smith Pachter McWhorter and an in-house panelist.  Moderated by John Pachter of Smith Pachter McWhorter.

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An Ounce of Prevention: A Guide for Combating Fraud in Construction.

An Ounce of Prevention: A Guide for Combating Fraud in Construction.

By Wayne DeFlaminis, Sara P. Bryant, John Cook, and David Kirschbaum

Published in The Construction Lawyer, Volume 34, Number 3, Spring 2014 © 2014 by the American Bar Association

 

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An Arbitration Clause Will Survive Expiration of a Contract Even if the Arbitration Agreement is Not Listed in the Survival Clause

Case note: Huffman, et al. v. The Hilltop Companies, LLC, 747 F.3d 391 (6th Cir. 2014). An Arbitration Clause Will Survive Expiration of a Contract Even if the Arbitration Agreement is Not Listed in the Survival Clause

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Attorney-Client Privilege Applies to Corporate Internal Investigations - Case Note: In re Kellogg Brown & Root Inc., D.C. Cir., No. 14-5055, 6/27/14

Attorney-Client Privilege Applies to Corporate Internal Investigations 

By John S. Pachter

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Cost and Price Realism Course Taught by Armani Vadiee

Armani Vadiee will co-teach a course on Cost & Price Realism in government contracting on June 19-20 in Washington, DC and on December 2-3 in Las Vegas, NV.  For more information please click here.

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Department of Justice FCPA Opinion Procedure Release 14-01 Addresses Business Transactions between Companies and Government Officials

Client Advisory: Department of Justice FCPA Opinion Procedure Release 14-01 Addresses Business Transactions between Companies and Government Officials 

By: Alana S. Tokayer

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Virginia Governor Names Val McWhorter to Virginia Port Authority Board of Commissioners

Virginia Governor Names Val McWhorter to Virginia Port Authority Board of Commissioners.

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Jonathan D. Shaffer will speak on Hot Topics in State and Local Procurement: Bid Protests at the April 24-25, 2014 American Bar Association State and Local Procurement Symposium in Asheville, North Carolina.

Jonathan D. Shaffer will speak on Hot Topics in State and Local Procurement: Bid Protests at the April 24-25, 2014 American Bar Association State and Local Procurement Symposium in Asheville, North Carolina. 

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John Pachter and Richard Johnson Submit Amicus Brief to the U.S. Supreme Court on behalf of the Professional Services Council.

John Pachter and Richard Johnson authored an amicus brief on behalf of the Professional Services Council to the U.S. Supreme Court.

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The Government Accountability Office issues Bid Protest Annual Report to Congress for Fiscal Year 2013

The Government Accountability Office has issued its Bid Protest Annual Report to Congress for Fiscal Year 2013

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Independent Monitors: What They Do and How to Avoid the Need for Them

Independent Monitors: What They Do and How to Avoid the Need for Them - By John S. Pachter 

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Smith Pachter McWhorter Announces New Partners in White Collar Practice

Smith Pachter McWhorter Announces New Partners in White Collar Practice - Joseph P. Covington has joined the firm as a partner... 

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