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Video Interview: Discussing Sequestrations’ Impact on Government Contractors with LXBN TV

By John W. Chierichella Following up on my post on the matter from some time ago, I had the opportunity to talk with Colin O’Keefe of LXBN regarding sequestration’s impact on government contractors. In the interview, I explain how contractors will be forced to bear the brunt consequences of political mismanagement and why they should just say … Continue Reading

Smash & Grab Redux – Congress Seems to Give DCAA Permission But Forgets to Give It Authority

By David Gallacher  Last month we wrote about a provision in the proposed 2013 National Defense Authorization Act (“NDAA”) that would have given the Defense Contract Audit Agency (“DCAA”) statutory authority to demand a company’s internal audit reports in order to audit the efficacy of a company’s internal business systems. Surprisingly, the authorization, as originally … Continue Reading

Smash & Grab – DCAA Poised to Gain Access to Contractor Internal Audit Reports

By David Gallacher  The Defense Contract Audit Agency (“DCAA”) has long sought access to contractors’ internal audit reports in connection with the routine audit of contractors’ business systems. Contractors have, in most cases, successfully resisted requests for such access on the grounds that DCAA has no statutory authority to request such documents. But that may … Continue Reading
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