War Zone Government Contractor Tort Liability

For a discussion of the ongoing Multi-District Litigation civil tort cases against government contractor Kellogg Brown & Root, Inc. (KBR, Inc.) and other LOGCAP contractors performing waste disposal and water treatment services for war zone military bases in Iraq and Read More

Government Contractor Immunity Case – Katrina Litigation

The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals dealt a blow to government contractor Washington Group International, Inc. on September 14, 2010, when it overturned a District Court decision granting WGI government contractor immunity in the Katrina Canal Breaches Litigation. The Fifth Read More

COFC Jurisdiction – FDIC a Federal Agency for Bid Protest Purposes

In Office Depot, Inc. v. U.S., decided by the Court of Federal Claims on August 24, 2010, Office Depot challenged the FDIC’s award of a large national office supplies contract to Staples. One of the threshold questions was whether the Read More

Government Contractors Required to Display Rights Notice to Employees

Executive Order 13496 requires contractors to display a notice to employees of their rights under Federal labor laws, specifically the National Labor Relations Act. The Executive Order applies to contracts based on solicitations issued on or after June 21, 2010. Read More

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