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C&M Lawyers Conduct Live Webinar on OCIs and PCIs on Wednesday, May 11th

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On Wednesday, May 11th, 2016 at 1 PM Eastern, join our Crowell & Moring attorneys for a webinar entitled: “Organizational and Personal Conflicts of Interest: New and Pending Rules.” During this 90-minute webinar, our experts will clarify key principles, including a review of 2014 proposed amendments to the 2011 FAR conflict of interest rules. From the regulatory… Continue Reading

C&M Lawyers Conduct Live Webinar on OCIs and PCIs on Thursday, January 15

Posted in Organizational Conflict of Interest
On Thursday, January 15 at 2 PM Eastern, join our Crowell & Moring attorneys for a webinar entitled: “Organizational and Personal Conflicts of Interest: New and Pending Rules.” During this 90-minute webinar, our experts will clarify key principles, including a review of 2014 proposed amendments to the 2011 FAR conflict of interest rules. From the… Continue Reading

C&M Lawyers Conduct Live Webinar on OCIs and PCIs on Thursday, March 7

Posted in Organizational Conflict of Interest
At 1:00 pm (Eastern) on March 7, 2013, Crowell & Moring attorneys Peter Eyre and James Peyster will conduct a webinar on behalf of L2 Federal Resources entitled “Organizational Conflicts of Interest (OCIs) and Personal Conflicts of Interest (PCIs): New and Pending Rules.” This 90-minute webinar will provide an overview of key principles of conflicts… Continue Reading

C&M Attorneys to Conduct Live Webinar on Organizational and Personal Conflicts of Interest, Regulatory Requirements, and Compliance Strategies

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At 1pm EST on February 9, 2012, Crowell & Moring government contracts attorneys Peter Eyre and James Peyster will be conducting a webinar entitled “Conflicts of Interest in Government Contracting: Reducing Risk in an Age of Increased Visibility” on behalf of L2 Federal Resources. This webinar will provide an overview of the key principles of conflicts… Continue Reading

COFC Criticizes Government in OCI Ruling

Posted in Organizational Conflict of Interest
The US Court of Federal Claims recently granted preliminary injunctive relief against a Federal contractor for an organizational conflict of interest, in a decision casting a deeply skeptical eye on an awardee’s improper access to competitor information–and the government’s lackadaisical attempt to police the impropriety. The case, Netstar-1 Gov’t Consulting, Inc. v. United States, centered… Continue Reading

Proposed FAR Provision Governing Organizational Conflicts of Interest

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On April 26, 2011, the government issued a proposed rule governing organizational conflicts of interest.  This proposed rule diverges substantially from the current framework in FAR 9.5, from the DFARS rule proposed last year, and from certain aspects of decades of decisional law from GAO and the Court of Federal Claims. Please click here for our… Continue Reading

New DOD OCI Rule

Posted in Organizational Conflict of Interest
On December 29, 2010, DoD issued a final amendment to the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (“DFARS”) relating to organizational conflicts of interest (“OCI”) in major defense acquisition programs. The highlights of that rule are summarized here. One of the most interesting issues is what the rule does NOT cover. The final rule is significantly… Continue Reading

Organizational Conflict of Interest Rules – A Growing State Trend

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By now, most government contractors are (or most certainly should be) aware of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (“FAR”) provisions governing organizational conflicts of interest. While OCIs have been a hot issue for some time in the federal procurement world, OCIs are becoming an increasing risk area in the state procurement arena as well.    By way of… Continue Reading

Defense Dept. Proposes New OCI Rules

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On April 22, 2010, DoD issued proposed rules (.pdf) that would implement section 207 of the Weapons Systems Acquisition Reform Act of 2009 ("WSARA"), which requires DoD to provide “uniform guidance and tighten” existing regulations governing organizational conflicts of interest (“OCI”). We have previously published a detailed description and analysis of these proposed rules. Although the proposed… Continue Reading