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The Government Contracts Legal Round-Up | Episode 24

In the latest episode of the Government Contracts Legal Round-Up, Partner David B. Robbins discusses three bid protest cases: IAP Worldwide Services, Inc. v. United States, AT&T Mobility LLC, and Sehlke Consulting, LLC. Mr. Robbins outlines key takeaways for each case, noting that the IAP Worldwide Services matter may prove to be among the most significant Court of Federal Claims bid protest opinions of 2022.




The Government Legal Contracts Round-Up | Episode 22

In the latest episode of the Government Contracts Legal Round-Up, Partner David Robbins, co-chair of Jenner & Block’s Government Contracts Practice, discusses the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs’ new Contractor Portal, where contractors and subcontractors must register and certify their compliance with Affirmative Action Program requirements. He also explains the implications GSA’s recently published Acquisition Letter, AL MV-22-02: Temporary Moratorium on EPA Clauses, and the government’s decision to stop using Dun & Bradstreet’s Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) to identify government contractors.

 


The Government Contract Legal Round-Up | Episode 21

In the latest episode of the Government Contracts Legal Round-Up, Partner David Robbins, co-chair of Jenner & Block’s Government Contracts Practice, introduces Special Counsel Nathan Castellano, who joined the firm in late February. They discuss Nathan’s background, frequent authorship, and important developments facing government contractors and grant recipients. Mr. Robbins and Mr. Castellano also bring the audience up to speed on recent rulings in claims, bid protests, and developments in False Claims Acts.

 


The Government Contracts Legal Round-Up | Episode 20

Partner David Robbins, co-chair of Jenner & Block’s Government Contracts Practice, discusses the important developments facing government contractors and grant recipients in the latest episode of the Government Contracts Legal Round-Up. During the episode, Mr. Robbins brings the audience up to speed on recent rulings on vaccine mandates, recent bid protests, and an important False Claims Act decision, US ex rel Sheldon v. Allergan Sales LLC


The Government Contracts Legal Round-Up | Episode 19

Co-hosts Matthew L. Haws and Sati Harutyunyan discuss the implications of the US Supreme Court decision to stay OSHA’s vaccine-or-test emergency temporary standard (ETS). During the episode, Mr. Haws and Ms. Harutyunyan explain what the ruling signals for federal contractors and what to expect as attention shifts back to the lower courts in which the contractor COVID-19 mandate is being litigated..


The Government Contracts Legal Round-Up | Episode 18

Co-Hosts Matthew L. Haws and Sati Harutyunyan discuss the latest court orders blocking the enforcement of the Biden Administration’s vaccine mandate for federal contractors issued on September 9, 2021 through Executive Order 14042 (EO 14042). During the episode, Mr. Haws and Ms. Harutyunyan walk listeners through the orders’ implications, the path forward in the courts, and what government contractors should be aware of as they considered company level requirements.


The Government Contracts Legal Round-Up | Episode 17

Host David R. Robbins fdiscusses the latest rule changes and regularly announcements made by the Biden Administration that will impact government contractors and grant recipients. Among those announcements are the deadline extension for government contractors to comply with the COVID-19 vaccine mandate, the US Department of Defense’s Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification 2.0, and several important changes to the Department of Justice’s Corporate Criminal Enforcement Policies and Practices.


The Government Contracts Legal Round-Up | Episode 16

Associate Michelle Onibokun joins host David R. Robbins for a conversation about President Biden’s broad mandate for certain government contractors to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and the FAR class deviations to implement those requirements. Mr. Robbins and Ms. Onibokun also discussed the latest bid protest cases contractors should be aware of and the US Department of Justice’s Civil Cyber-Fraud initiative.