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Fastest 5 Minutes: Buy American Act, Small Business, DOJ’s Civil Fraud Initiative

Fastest 5 Minutes: Buy American Act, Small Business, DOJ’s Civil Fraud Initiative

March 22, 2022

This week's episode covers the final rule implementing further revisions to the Buy American Act, a proposed rule that would amend the FAR to account for recent changes in the Small Business Administration’s regulations, the NIST Secure Software Development Framework, and the first False Claims Act settlement under the DOJ’s Civil Cyber-Fraud Initiative, 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.

Fastest 5 Minutes: DoD’s Mentor-Protégé Program, Artificial Intelligence, Information Security

Fastest 5 Minutes: DoD’s Mentor-Protégé Program, Artificial Intelligence, Information Security

March 8, 2022

This week's episode covers DOD’s Software Modernization Strategy Memorandum, proposed updates to the DoD’s Mentor-Protégé Program, a GAO report examining the current status of the DoD artificial intelligence weapon systems capabilities, and the National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee report on Zero Trust and Trusted Identity Management, 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.

Fastest 5 Minutes: PRICE Act, Commercial Solutions Openings, Cybersecurity

Fastest 5 Minutes: PRICE Act, Commercial Solutions Openings, Cybersecurity

February 24, 2022

This week's episode covers the recently enacted Promoting Rigorous and Innovative Cost Efficiencies for Federal Procurement and Acquisitions (PRICE) Act, a DOD class deviation regarding commercial solutions openings, and updates on recent cybersecurity developments, 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.

Fastest 5 Minutes: Bid Protests, Data Safeguarding, Defense Innovation Unit

Fastest 5 Minutes: Bid Protests, Data Safeguarding, Defense Innovation Unit

February 8, 2022

This week's episode covers increased minimum wage for certain federal contract workers, a protest decision involving proposal misrepresentation, cybersecurity and data safeguarding updates from DOD and NIST, and highlights from the Defense Innovation Unit Annual Report, 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.

Fastest 5 Minutes: American Rescue Plan, Bid Protests, ASBCA Decision

Fastest 5 Minutes: American Rescue Plan, Bid Protests, ASBCA Decision

January 24, 2022

This week's episode covers a new Treasury rule governing the Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds under the American Rescue Plan, a bid protest decision involving a corporate transaction, a protest decision relating to standing and OCIs, and an ASBCA decision involving incurred costs, 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.

Fastest 5 Minutes: CMMC, Bid Protests, NDAA

Fastest 5 Minutes: CMMC, Bid Protests, NDAA

January 10, 2022

This week's episode covers an update on the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program, a GAO report on DHS’ controls to protect personally identifiable information, a Federal Circuit decision regarding prejudice in the bid protest context, and highlights from the National Defense Authorization Act for FY2022, 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.

Fastest 5 Minutes: Protest Timeliness, Minimum Wage for Contractors, Affirmative Action Program Verification Interface

Fastest 5 Minutes: Protest Timeliness, Minimum Wage for Contractors, Affirmative Action Program Verification Interface

December 13, 2021

This week's episode covers a new Federal Circuit decision on bid protest timeliness, a final DOL rule on minimum wage for federal contractors, the DOL’s new Affirmative Action Program Verification Interface, a GAO report on DOD’s approach to intellectual property, and a White House announcement relating to procurement opportunities for small disadvantaged businesses, 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.

Fastest 5 Minutes: New Executive Order, Annual Report on Bid Protest, and Responsible Artificial Intelligence Guidelines

Fastest 5 Minutes: New Executive Order, Annual Report on Bid Protest, and Responsible Artificial Intelligence Guidelines

December 1, 2021

This week's episode covers a new executive order relevant to service contracts, the President’s Management Agenda, GAO’s Annual Report on Bid Protests, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency’s Federal Government Cybersecurity Incident and Vulnerability Response Playbooks, and the Defense Innovation Unit’s Responsible Artificial Intelligence Guidelines, 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.

Fastest 5 Minutes: Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification, Commercial Products and Services, DOJ Cooperation Credit

Fastest 5 Minutes: Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification, Commercial Products and Services, DOJ Cooperation Credit

November 16, 2021

This week's episode covers changes to its Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program, replacement of the FAR concept of “commercial item” with “commercial product’’ and “commercial service,” updates to the DOJ approach to corporate cooperation credit, developments about the Federal Contractor Vaccine Mandate, and a discussion of a bid protest decision relating to standing and IDIQ 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.

Fastest 5 Minutes: Federal Data Strategy, Climate Change, and False Claims Act

Fastest 5 Minutes: Federal Data Strategy, Climate Change, and False Claims Act

November 1, 2021

This week's episode covers the latest on the COVID vaccine requirement for contractors, Federal Data Strategy Action Plan, Army Digital Transformation Strategy, FAR Council call for comments on proposed amendments focusing on climate change, and a development under the False Claims Act , 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.

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