Category Archives: Regulatory Updates

Recent CRA Resolution of the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Regulation

March 7—Last night, the Senate passed a Congressional Review Act (CRA) resolution disapproving of last year’s (August 25, 2016) final “Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces” Federal Acquisition Regulation, often referred to as the “blacklisting” regulation. Continue reading Recent CRA Resolution of the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Regulation

USAID Releases Revised ADS Chapter 304, Selecting the Appropriate Acquisition and Assistance (A&A) Instrument

On April 18, 2016, the US Agency for International Development (USAID) released the revised ADS Chapter 304, Selecting the Appropriate Acquisition and Assistance (A&A) Instrument. In addition to addressing other matters, this will address the legal framework that informs selection of instrument decisions (ADS 304.3.1). Continue reading USAID Releases Revised ADS Chapter 304, Selecting the Appropriate Acquisition and Assistance (A&A) Instrument

Information on Corporate Contractor Performance and Integrity

The Department of Defense, General Services Administration, and National Aeronautics and Space Administration issued a final rule on March 7, 2016, that requires offerors to disclose within the Federal Awardee Performance and Integrity Information System (FAPIIS) information on any parent, subsidiary, or successor entities that held a Federal contract or grant within the last three years.  Continue reading Information on Corporate Contractor Performance and Integrity