Government Contracts
March 18, 2021

Bringing The Blockchain To The Federal Government Contracting Workspace, Part I

Introduction The U.S. Government is actively seeking to utilize the power of the blockchain (or, as it is more formally known, distributed ledger technology or DLT) to enhance government systems…
Government ContractsSmall Business
March 11, 2021

What is a Consortium in the GovCon World?

A consortium is defined in Websters dictionary as “an agreement, combination, or group (as of companies) formed to undertake an enterprise beyond the resources of any one member.” A consortium…
Cyber SecurityLitigation
March 4, 2021

Soriano v. Forensic News, LLC: A First Look on How the GDPR May (Or May Not) Be Enforced on Non-EU Entities

On January 15, 2021, the England and Wales High Court issued a decision in Soriano v. Forensic News LLC, in which it interpreted and applied Articles 3 and 79(2) of…
Government ContractsNews
March 3, 2021

GovCon News: Oracle Files Petition For A Writ Of Certiorari To The Supreme Court Over DoD JEDI Contract

On January 29, 2021, Oracle filed a petition for a writ of certiorari with the Supreme Court over the Department of Defense’s (“DoD”) Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (“JEDI”) contract. The…
Bid ProtestsGovernment Contracts
February 26, 2021

Court of Federal Claims (COFC) Dismisses Bid Protest For Lack Of Jurisdiction

On February 16, 2021, a COFC judge dismissed DynCorp’s bid protest of a $717.5 million dollar Army intelligence support order because the COFC lacked jurisdiction to hear the case. DynCorp…
Government ContractsSmall Business
February 25, 2021

How Does the SBA Determine Affiliation?

A “small business concern” is eligible for certain Federal programs, including the All Small Mentor-Protégé Program, and for certain Federal contracts and subcontracts.  Often times, the question of whether your…
Small Business
February 23, 2021

Coverage Corner – Case Analysis: Henderson Road Restaurant Systems, Inc. v. Zurich
Government ContractsLabor & Employment
February 22, 2021

Employee or 1099? Department of Labor Withdraws Opinion Letter

On February 19, 2021, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) withdrew an opinion letter that had previously provided guidance on when certain businesses may classify workers…
February 19, 2021

How Insurance Policy Virus Exclusion Clauses Relate to Business Interruption Insurance Claims
February 18, 2021

Virginia Will Likely be the Second State to Pass Privacy Legislation

The Virginia state House of Delegates and Senate voted to approve data privacy legislation, titled the Consumer Data Protection Act (”CDPA”). Now, legislators are working to send the bill to…