BLOG TITLE GOES HERE http://www.YOURWEBSITE.com/blog.php recent posts en-us Tue, 19 Jun 2018 12:49:17 -0500 EVENT: Government Contractors Forum: A Roadmap for Managing DCAA Audits http://www.YOURWEBSITE.com/post-detail.php?id=33426 SPM's Stephen D. Knight will present at the Association of Corporate Counsel NCR Government Contractors Forum: A Roadmap for Managing DCAA Audits.  

]]>
2018-06-13 12:10:23 http://www.YOURWEBSITE.com/post-detail.php?id=33426
CLIENT ALERT: DCAA Claims Progress In Reducing Audit Backlog http://www.YOURWEBSITE.com/post-detail.php?id=33413 On March 31, 2018, the Defense Contract Audit Agency ("DCAA") issued its Fiscal Year 2017 Annual Report to Congress, made public on May 21, 2018. The FY 2017 Report sets forth DCAA’s audit performance, recommendations to improve the audit process, and industry outreach activities.

]]>
2018-06-11 16:07:58 http://www.YOURWEBSITE.com/post-detail.php?id=33413
The Federal Government’s Other Transaction Authority http://www.YOURWEBSITE.com/post-detail.php?id=33144 SPM's Armani Vadiee and Todd M. Garland discuss the Federal government’s “other transaction” authority in the April 2018 issue of Briefing Papers. 

]]>
2018-05-16 14:44:12 http://www.YOURWEBSITE.com/post-detail.php?id=33144
Chambers USA 2018: 8 Smith Pachter McWhorter PLC lawyers ranked as leaders in their practice areas http://www.YOURWEBSITE.com/post-detail.php?id=33087 Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business recognizes 8 Smith Pachter McWhorter PLC lawyers and lists practice area groups as leaders in their field in its 2018 edition.

]]>
2018-05-10 19:41:13 http://www.YOURWEBSITE.com/post-detail.php?id=33087
Smith Pachter McWhorter Announces New Partner in White Collar Practice http://www.YOURWEBSITE.com/post-detail.php?id=33053 SPM is pleased to announce that experienced white collar defense and government investigations attorney Cormac T. Connor has joined the firm as a partner.

]]>
2018-05-07 11:57:20 http://www.YOURWEBSITE.com/post-detail.php?id=33053
CLIENT ALERT: Mayberry Enterprises, LLC v. Dep't of Energy http://www.YOURWEBSITE.com/post-detail.php?id=32944 2018-04-27 06:57:55 http://www.YOURWEBSITE.com/post-detail.php?id=32944 SPM attorney winner of ABA Forum on Construction Law Trial Academy Writing Competition http://www.YOURWEBSITE.com/post-detail.php?id=32895 SPM's Erica J. Geibel wins the ABA Forum on Construction Law Trial Academy Writing Competition and SPM's Todd M. Garland selected as a finalist.   

]]>
2018-04-23 09:56:51 http://www.YOURWEBSITE.com/post-detail.php?id=32895
CLIENT ALERT: NIST Releases Cybersecurity Framework Version 1.1 with Important Updates http://www.YOURWEBSITE.com/post-detail.php?id=32892 The National Institute of Standards and Technology (“NIST”) released a new version of the Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity with important updates.

]]>
2018-04-23 09:48:34 http://www.YOURWEBSITE.com/post-detail.php?id=32892
EVENT: The World Bank Group and the Global Fight Against Corruption: Sanctions, Monitoring and Compliance Mentoring http://www.YOURWEBSITE.com/post-detail.php?id=32870 SPM's Iris Bennett will speak at a DC Bar panel on World Bank sanctions, monitoring, and compliance mentoring on May 9, 2018.

]]>
2018-04-20 08:31:47 http://www.YOURWEBSITE.com/post-detail.php?id=32870
Contractors Beware: Disqualification When Key Personnel Become Unavailable http://www.YOURWEBSITE.com/post-detail.php?id=32869 2018-04-20 08:21:06 http://www.YOURWEBSITE.com/post-detail.php?id=32869 Government Contracts Basics: Bid Protests Course - May 16, 2018 at DC Bar http://www.YOURWEBSITE.com/post-detail.php?id=32865 SPM attorneys will teach a course at the DC Bar that addresses the procedural and substantive rules and practices governing bid protests.

]]>
2018-04-19 15:03:04 http://www.YOURWEBSITE.com/post-detail.php?id=32865
Smith Pachter McWhorter Congratulates Lawyers Recognized by Super Lawyers in 2018 http://www.YOURWEBSITE.com/post-detail.php?id=32864 2018-04-19 14:30:46 http://www.YOURWEBSITE.com/post-detail.php?id=32864 CLIENT ALERT: DoD Increases the Micro-Purchase Threshold, Simplified Acquisition Thresholds, and Special Emergency Procurement Authority http://www.YOURWEBSITE.com/post-detail.php?id=32856 Client Alert:  DPAP issued a Class Deviation affecting the Micro-Purchase and Simplified Acquisition Thresholds, as well as associated Special Emergency Procurement Authority, for the Department of Defense.

]]>
2018-04-18 14:01:54 http://www.YOURWEBSITE.com/post-detail.php?id=32856
Stirring the Muddy Waters: The Federal Circuit's Decision in Securiforce Thickens the Confusion Surrounding Maropakis and Upsets Settled Law on Nonmonetary Claims http://www.YOURWEBSITE.com/post-detail.php?id=32492 SPM's Richard C. Johnson and Ashley N. Barbera Amen discuss the Federal Circuit's recent decision in Securiforce in the March 13, 2018 Bloomberg BNA Federal Contracts Report.

]]>
2018-03-15 10:46:31 http://www.YOURWEBSITE.com/post-detail.php?id=32492
But I Thought I Won: Procurement Cancellation Under the Virginia Public Procurement Act http://www.YOURWEBSITE.com/post-detail.php?id=32447 The Virginia Public Procurement Act (VPPA) includes a unique provision that differs substantially from the federal standard.  - Jonathan D. Shaffer and Todd M. Garland discuss procurement cancellation under the VPPA.

]]>
2018-03-09 10:01:59 http://www.YOURWEBSITE.com/post-detail.php?id=32447
John Marshall Cook inducted into the American College of Construction Lawyers http://www.YOURWEBSITE.com/post-detail.php?id=32424 2018-03-05 14:54:25 http://www.YOURWEBSITE.com/post-detail.php?id=32424 CLIENT ALERT: The GSA Releases Final Rule Concerning Unenforceable Terms in Commercial Supplier Agreements http://www.YOURWEBSITE.com/post-detail.php?id=32398 Client Alert: The GSA published a final rule to rectify inconsistencies and ambiguities when contractors use Commercial Supplier Agreements.

]]>
2018-03-02 20:16:16 http://www.YOURWEBSITE.com/post-detail.php?id=32398
SPM Attorneys Present Panel to the DC Bar http://www.YOURWEBSITE.com/post-detail.php?id=32312 SPM attorneys Dan Rounds, Owen Walker, and Ashley Amen presented a panel on Government Contract Basics: Claims and Disputes to the DC Bar.   

]]>
2018-02-22 14:06:05 http://www.YOURWEBSITE.com/post-detail.php?id=32312
FCPA Compliance and Enforcement Trends Annual Guide: January 2018 http://www.YOURWEBSITE.com/post-detail.php?id=32263 SPM's FCPA Compliance and Enforcement Trends Annual Guide: January 2018.

]]>
2018-02-14 14:15:04 http://www.YOURWEBSITE.com/post-detail.php?id=32263
CLIENT ALERT: Department of Defense issues Final Rule on Commercial Item determinations and price reasonableness. http://www.YOURWEBSITE.com/post-detail.php?id=32216 Client Alert:  Department of Defense issues Final Rule on Commercial Item determinations and price reasonableness.  

]]>
2018-02-07 19:05:32 http://www.YOURWEBSITE.com/post-detail.php?id=32216
Client Alert: GSA Finalizes Rule for Off-Schedule Acquisitions http://www.YOURWEBSITE.com/post-detail.php?id=32131 GSA publishes a new rule for off-schedule acquisitions under existing Federal Supply Schedule contracts. 

]]>
2018-02-01 12:32:19 http://www.YOURWEBSITE.com/post-detail.php?id=32131
Client Alert: GSA Proposes Cybersecurity Rules for 2018 http://www.YOURWEBSITE.com/post-detail.php?id=32060 GSA publishes plan to implement cybersecurity regulations governing information system security and cyber incident reporting.  

]]>
2018-01-23 14:26:01 http://www.YOURWEBSITE.com/post-detail.php?id=32060
Luna Innovations, Inc.: A Questionable ASBCA Decision On Stock Option Costs http://www.YOURWEBSITE.com/post-detail.php?id=32059 Luna Innovations, Inc.: A Questionable ASBCA Decision On Stock Option Costs - Richard C. Johnson and Ashley N. Amen review the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals’ recent decision in Luna Innovations, Inc.

]]>
2018-01-23 14:04:12 http://www.YOURWEBSITE.com/post-detail.php?id=32059
Law360 Features Kelsey Wilbanks’ Expert Analysis on 3D Printing and ITAR Case Defense Distributed http://www.YOURWEBSITE.com/post-detail.php?id=32003 Law 360 has featured Kelsey Wilbanks’ expert analysis on Defense Distributed, a Fifth Circuit decision discussing 3D Printing and ITAR regulations.

]]>
2018-01-18 10:26:29 http://www.YOURWEBSITE.com/post-detail.php?id=32003
CLIENT ALERT: FY 2018 NDAA Acquisition Reform Highlights http://www.YOURWEBSITE.com/post-detail.php?id=31905 Client Alert: Fiscal Year 2018 NDAA Acquisition Reform Highlights. Each year, Congress specifies the annual budget, establishes funding levels, and sets spending policies for the Department of Defense (DoD) though the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).

]]>
2018-01-15 00:00:00 http://www.YOURWEBSITE.com/post-detail.php?id=31905