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When I was the Procurement Fraud Remedies Director for the Air Force I wrote a number of articles about the need for contractors to engage early with the government when facing procurement fraud allegations.  My time back in private practice has caused me to “double down” on that sentiment.  We’ve defended a number of individuals

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We’ve just published our Summer 2015 compliance brief focused on the Fair Pay & Safe Workplaces proposed rule and guidance from the Department of Labor. Please see http://www.shulmanrogers.com/media/publication/196_GovCon%20Compliance%20Brief%20Summer%202015%20Fair%20Pay%20and%20Safe%20Workplaces%20_2_.pdf and you will download a copy of our brief, 10 slide assessment of key terms and compliance tips.

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The FedBid story in yesterday’s Washington Post is fascinating: http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/economy/va-contracting-official-misused-her-position-to-help-company-ig-report-finds/2014/10/02/e903a1d2-47f8-11e4-891d-713f052086a0_story.html

Law360 covers an interesting Congressional/Executive branch split relating to whistleblower protections for federal employees: http://www.law360.com/governmentcontracts/articles/583761?nl_pk=a1c7e8b8-77a3-4368-85a3-90926e036c09&utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=governmentcontracts

And a guilty plea in a long running case of mischarging and fraud at Shaw Air Force Base: http://www.wltx.com/story/news/crime/2014/10/01/men-plead-guilty-to-defrauding-shaw-air-force-base/16525957/

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Dean Jessica Tillipman and Professor Christopher Yukins of GW Law have posted an excellent series on a recent DC Metro case that covers many fascinating state and local procurement and grant fraud issues.  They are well worth the read:

Tillipman’s piece (read first):  http://www.fcpablog.com/blog/2014/8/27/dc-metro-opens-doors-to-procurement-fraud-and-retaliation.html

Yukins’ piece (read second):  http://www.fcpablog.com/blog/2014/8/28/so-much-to-learn-from-dc-metro-case.html