Government Contracts Coffee Break
Battling PPE procurement fraud in the US and in the EU

Battling PPE procurement fraud in the US and in the EU

July 6, 2020

Join Reed Smith partners from the United States, Brussels and London as they discuss the global war against PPE procurement fraud during the COVID-19 pandemic.

For more information, please visit Reed Smith's Government Contracts & Grants page or contact Liza CraigLeigh HanssonYves Melin and Eric Sussman.

New export controls for surveillance technology in Europe

New export controls for surveillance technology in Europe

June 24, 2020

Partners from Reed Smith’s International Trade & National Security team discuss changes to the European Union’s export controls on surveillance technology expected to enter into force soon. From their vantage points in London, Washington and Brussels, our lawyers will address what these changes might mean to your business, and how they might restrict the UK’s access to certain products following its imminent departure from the EU.

For more information, please visit Reed Smith's International Trade & National Security and Government Contract & Grants pages, or contact Leigh Hansson, Peter Teare and Yves Melin.  

Export controls and their impact on the worldwide battle against COVID-19

Export controls and their impact on the worldwide battle against COVID-19

June 10, 2020

Reed Smith partners with international practices and perspectives discuss responses to the COVID-19 pandemic – the adoption of measures by EU member states; the enactment of EU-wide restrictions; the implementation of U.S. export controls – and how they all converge to impact your business.

For more information, please visit Reed Smith's Government Contracts & Grants page or contact Liza Craig, Leigh Hansson and Yves Melin.

For more information on the legal and business implications of COVID-19, visit the Reed Smith Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resource Center.

COVID-19: The National Interest Exemption and its impact on government contractors

COVID-19: The National Interest Exemption and its impact on government contractors

May 26, 2020

Members of Reed Smith’s Global Regulatory Enforcement Group discuss the Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs’ National Interest Exemption issued in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and explain what government contractors need to know about how it will impact their business.

For more information, please visit Reed Smith's Government Contracts & Grants page or contact Liza Craig, Elizabeth Leavy and Lauren Weaver.

For more information on the legal and business implications of COVID-19, visit the Reed Smith Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resource Center.

CARES Act Funds Recipients – How to avoid False Claims Act Liability

CARES Act Funds Recipients – How to avoid False Claims Act Liability

April 29, 2020

Members of Reed Smith’s Global Regulatory Enforcement group discuss how recipients of Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) funds can avoid liability under the False Claims Act.

For more information, please visit Reed Smith's Government Contracts & Grants page, or contact Liza CraigRizwan Qureshi, Andrew Bernasconi, and Daniel Herbst.

For more information on the legal and business implications of COVID-19, visit the Reed Smith Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resource Center.

U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) 2019 bid protests

U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) 2019 bid protests

April 8, 2020

Members of the Reed Smith government contracts and grants team discuss important GAO cases and protest trends from 2019 that government contractors should know about.

For more information, please visit Reed Smith's Government Contracts & Grants page, or contact Liza Craig, Larry Block, and Elizabeth Leavy.

National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020

National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020

March 18, 2020

Members of the Reed Smith government contracts and grants team discuss the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 and some of the provisions that government contractors need to be aware of.

For more information, please visit Reed Smith's Government Contracts & Grants page, or contact Liza Craig, Elizabeth Leavy, William Kirkwood, and Holly Roth.

Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification update

Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification update

March 5, 2020

Members of the Reed Smith government contracts and grants team discuss the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) and what compliance will look like for defense contractors.

For more information, please visit Reed Smith's Government Contracts & Grants page, or contact Liza Craig, Holly Roth, Elizabeth Leavy, and William Kirkwood.