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As signaled as a possibility in its March 9, 2020 guidance in Memorandum M-20-11, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) issued Memorandum M-20-17 on March 19 to provide short term administrative, financial management and audit relief from the 2 CFR Part 200 Uniform Guidance requirements to a broader scope of recipients of grants

U.S. Government contractors continue to face increasing challenges when it comes to protecting their intellectual property rights. While there remains uncertainty about how the Department of Defense will implement Section 815 of the fiscal year 2012 National Defense Authorization Act (FY 2012 NDAA), the law itself contains language that could significantly impact contractor rights in