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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.