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Employment Law Update: Federal Contractors Need to Be Mindful of Government Contract Compliance

Government contracts, unlike commercial transactions, are highly regulated. Unlike most commercial transactions, government contracts are highly regulated and have serious consequences for contractors who do not comply with the complex and changing rules of doing business with the government. It is therefore imperative that government contractors and other employers who do business with the federal […]

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Federal Contract Compliance

Every day, I review several newsletters regarding federal procurement. The one issue that seems to come up with the most frequency is compliance with the many federal and agency rules included in each federal contract. While compliance seems relatively uncomplicated on the surface it is a very complicated area with a high degree of risk. […]

Laws Related to Government Contracts

Government contracts are the most lucrative and sought after contracts in the world of business. This is typically due to the fact that there is not usually any trouble with the payment schedule and also because the government often tends to stick with one service provider for a long time. However, by the same token, […]

The Persuasive Power of a Government Contract Lawyer

The private and the public sectors work in starkly different ways; this can be ascertained by simply looking at the way in which contracts are awarded to suppliers and contractors. The first thing that you need to realize about a government contract is that the government is not in it for profit; therefore, they would […]

History of Government Contract Law

Before there was any law regarding obtaining supplies for the government, private citizens supplied them from their own resources.  There was no quality control.  The only way the government knew it wasn’t getting what it needed was after the product had been delivered and paid for.  The first regulation passed by the government dealing with […]

Government Contracts

As you can imagine there are many products and services used by government agencies.  Products can range from a large aircraft carrier to furniture in an office to nails to hang pictures on a wall.  Services could be cooked or caterers for events.  If you use something in your everyday life, it’s something the government […]

Campaign Finance Law

You knew it wouldn’t last long.  Here we are, once again, being bombarded by all the news about possible presidential candidates.  It seems you can’t open a newspaper, log onto a computer, turn on a TV or flip through a magazine without seeing these political hopefuls plastered all over the place.  And it always seems […]

Are Government Contracts Complicated

When considering getting into a contract with the federal government, you might feel intimidated. Are they actually speaking English in those things? You may be reading the words and they aren’t making any sense. After all, the government has an unlimited army of lawyers at hand to write contract language and you are just a […]

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