Zach Prince

Department of Defense

Contractor’s dispute over cost-accounting standards has roots dating back 17 years

The government has long had issues regarding Sikorsky’s compliance with cost-accounting standards, but hasn’t taken action.

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MC1 (AW/SW) Michael D. ColeU.S. Navy, Project Overmatch

A messy dispute caught one company for millions of dollars of government refund demands

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Amelia Brust/Federal News NetworkFederal Acquisition, GSA

The Defense Department clarifies how to use other transaction authority

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Montana TikTok Ban

It’s out, a procurement rule banning contractors from using TikTok

The Federal Acquisition Regulation Council earlier this month issued something the procurement community had been expecting. An interim rule that bans…

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Amelia Brust/Federal News NetworkFederal Acquisition, GSA

New federal acquisition rule would straighten out small business rights

The Federal Acquisition Regulation Council is out with a new proposed rule regarding small businesses. Specifically, it would align the FAR with the Small…

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A federal court reaffirms the government should look for commercial products before going custom

The National Geospatial Intelligence Agency picked a systems integrator for a computer vision project. The integrator, CACI, started to develop a proprietary function that a commercial company already offered. You can guess what happened.

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