Fastest 5 Minutes, The Podcast Government Contractors Can’t Do Without
July 26: Fastest 5 Minutes: Minimum Wage for Contractors, Executive Order Focused on Competition

July 26: Fastest 5 Minutes: Minimum Wage for Contractors, Executive Order Focused on Competition

July 26, 2021

This week's episode covers a notice of proposed rulemaking relating to increasing the minimum wage for certain employees of government contractors, a new Executive Order focused on promoting competition, reporting service contract hours in SAM, and a DOD request seeking information from contractors about ESG matters, and is hosted by Peter Eyre and Monica Sterling. Crowell & Moring's "Fastest 5 Minutes" is a biweekly podcast that provides a brief summary of significant government contracts legal and regulatory developments that no government contracts lawyer or executive should be without.

July 12: Fastest 5 Minutes: Transactional Data Reporting, Artificial Intelligence Accountability Framework

July 12: Fastest 5 Minutes: Transactional Data Reporting, Artificial Intelligence Accountability Framework

July 12, 2021

This week's episode covers a GSA OIG report pertaining to the Transactional Data Reporting pilot, GAO’s Artificial Intelligence Accountability Framework, and two GSA class deviations relating to cost-based contracts, and is hosted by Peter Eyre and Yuan Zhou. Crowell & Moring's "Fastest 5 Minutes" is a biweekly podcast that provides a brief summary of significant government contracts legal and regulatory developments that no government contracts lawyer or executive should be without.

June 29: Fastest 5 Minutes: Claims, Inadvertent Disclosure of Information

June 29: Fastest 5 Minutes: Claims, Inadvertent Disclosure of Information

June 29, 2021

This week's episode covers a decision involving a pandemic-related claim, a GAO decision pertaining to inadvertent disclosure of information by the government, and an update to the fair opportunity threshold under ID/IQ contracts, and is hosted by Peter Eyre and Monica Sterling. Crowell & Moring's "Fastest 5 Minutes" is a biweekly podcast that provides a brief summary of significant government contracts legal and regulatory developments that no government contracts lawyer or executive should be without.

June 15: Fastest 5 Minutes: National Security, Mandatory Disclosures, Small Business

June 15: Fastest 5 Minutes: National Security, Mandatory Disclosures, Small Business

June 15, 2021

This week's episode covers a new White House National Security Study Memorandum on countering corruption, a DOD Instruction on Mandatory Disclosures, and a DOJ settlement involving small business subcontract reports, and is hosted by Peter Eyre and Yuan Zhou. Crowell & Moring's "Fastest 5 Minutes" is a biweekly podcast that provides a brief summary of significant government contracts legal and regulatory developments that no government contracts lawyer or executive should be without.

June 2: Fastest 5 Minutes: New EO on Climate-Related Risk, Mentor-Protégé JV Size Determination, FedRAMP

June 2: Fastest 5 Minutes: New EO on Climate-Related Risk, Mentor-Protégé JV Size Determination, FedRAMP

June 2, 2021

This week's episode covers a new Executive Order on Climate-Related Financial Risk, the final DFARS provision on contract closeout, a new SBA decision involving a mentor-protégé joint venture, and a FedRAMP update, and is hosted by partners Peter Eyre and Olivia Lynch. Crowell & Moring's "Fastest 5 Minutes" is a biweekly podcast that provides a brief summary of significant government contracts legal and regulatory developments that no government contracts lawyer or executive should be without.

May 17: Cybersecurity EO, Transactional Data Reporting, and American Rescue Plan

May 17: Cybersecurity EO, Transactional Data Reporting, and American Rescue Plan

May 17, 2021

This week's episode covers a new Executive Order on Improving the Nation’s Cybersecurity, expansion of the GSA Schedule Transactional Data Reporting pilot program, conflicts of interest, revised CDC mask guidance, and Treasury’s Interim Final Rule to provide guidance on the Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds established under the American Rescue Plan Act, and is hosted by partner Peter Eyre and counsel Yuan Zhou. Crowell & Moring's "Fastest 5 Minutes" is a biweekly podcast that provides a brief summary of significant government contracts legal and regulatory developments that no government contracts lawyer or executive should be without.

May 5: Minimum Wage for Contractors and Bid Protests

May 5: Minimum Wage for Contractors and Bid Protests

May 5, 2021

This week's episode covers notable bid protest decisions as well as an update from National Institute of Standards and Technology and the Executive Order increasing the hourly minimum wage for federal government contractors, and is hosted by partner Peter Eyre and counsel Monica Sterling. Crowell & Moring's "Fastest 5 Minutes" is a biweekly podcast that provides a brief summary of significant government contracts legal and regulatory developments that no government contracts lawyer or executive should be without.

April 19: Bid Protests and False Claims Act

April 19: Bid Protests and False Claims Act

April 19, 2021

This week's episode covers two bid protest decisions as well as developments under the False Claims Act, and is hosted by partner Peter Eyre and counsel Yuan Zhou. Crowell & Moring's "Fastest 5 Minutes" is a biweekly podcast that provides a brief summary of significant government contracts legal and regulatory developments that no government contracts lawyer or executive should be without.

April 2: IT, Supply Chain, DOJ’s Procurement Collusion Strike Force, and American Jobs Plan

April 2: IT, Supply Chain, DOJ’s Procurement Collusion Strike Force, and American Jobs Plan

April 2, 2021

This week's episode covers the Department of Commerce’s Notice of Proposed Rulemaking relating information and communications technology and services, an update from the Procurement Collusion Strike Force, GAO testimony about ongoing supply chain challenges at the Department of Veterans Affairs, and the American Jobs Plan, and is hosted by partner Peter Eyre and counsel Monica Sterling. Crowell & Moring's "Fastest 5 Minutes" is a biweekly podcast that provides a brief summary of significant government contracts legal and regulatory developments that no government contracts lawyer or executive should be without.

March 19: American Rescue Plan, Department of Labor, Copyright Infringement

March 19: American Rescue Plan, Department of Labor, Copyright Infringement

March 19, 2021

This week's episode covers the American Rescue Plan, two regulatory updates from the Department of Labor, CMMC, and a copyright decision from the Federal Circuit, and is hosted by partner Peter Eyre and counsel Yuan Zhou. Crowell & Moring's "Fastest 5 Minutes" is a biweekly podcast that provides a brief summary of significant government contracts legal and regulatory developments that no government contracts lawyer or executive should be without.

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