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Department of Defense Rule Requiring Contractors to Represent Compliance With “Revolving Door” Rules Introduces New Hazards

The Department of Defense (DoD) has finalized a new rule that requires defense contractors to certify compliance with the federal “revolving door” rules that restrict former DoD employees’ activities after they enter the private sector.  Although contractors are already expected … Continue reading

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A Big Sustainability Shoe Drops: Interim Rule Will Amend the Federal Acquisition Regulation

On May 31, 2011, federal agencies joined retailers, such as Walmart and Target, in embracing sustainability in their acquisition policy. An interim rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) requires federal agencies, with certain exceptions, “to foster markets for sustainable … Continue reading

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Department of Defense Seeking More Options for Renewable Energy

Last month the Department of Defense (DoD) rolled out a new rule that enables DoD to enter into decade-long contracts for renewable energy. The diversification of DoD energy sources – which has taken on new meaning with the on-going crises … Continue reading

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