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Contractors: Getting Their Due – Part of Crowell & Moring’s 2018 Litigation Forecast

Posted in Legal Developments
Crowell & Moring has issued its “Litigation Forecast 2018: What Corporate Counsel Need to Know for the Coming Year.” The government contracts section of the Forecast, “Contractors: Getting Their Due,” focuses on how more companies are disputing federal payments in court as a result of the increased competition for government contracts. The article notes that… Continue Reading

DOJ Reports $3.7 Billion in FY 2017 False Claims Act Recoveries

Posted in False Claims
On December 21, 2017, the Department of Justice announced that it recovered more than $3.7 billion in settlements and judgments from civil False Claims Act (FCA) cases in Fiscal Year 2017. The FY 2017 figures reflect the government’s continued trend of annually amassing multi-billion dollar recoveries under the FCA.  This recovery is the fourth largest… Continue Reading

OOPS Starts Tomorrow!

Posted in Cost/Cost Accounting, Cybersecurity, International Contracting/FCPA, Legal Developments
We’ve wrapped up our preview posts, which gave a sneak peek at just a few of tomorrow and Friday’s OOPS panels, including investigations, privacy and cybersecurity, international procurement, and cost and pricing issues. It’s not too late to register for the event! Click here for details and directions. We’ll see you tomorrow at the Renaissance Hotel… Continue Reading

OOPS 2017 Preview: Strategizing for Government Contractors’ Game Plan Under the New Administration

Posted in Cost/Cost Accounting, Cybersecurity, International Contracting/FCPA, Legal Developments
The Government Contracts Group is counting down to Crowell & Moring’s 33rd annual Ounce of Prevention Seminar (OOPS), which will be held on May 4 and 5 at the Renaissance Hotel in Washington. This year’s seminar, “Strategizing for Government Contractors’ Game Plan Under the New Administration,” will provide insider insight and practical advice across a… Continue Reading