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Christian Doctrine & Bonding Requirements In Government Construction Contracts

Utilizing the Christian doctrine, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (“Federal Circuit”) recently held that bonding requirements were included in government contracts by operation law. K-Con, Inc. v. Sec’y of the Army, 908 F.3d 719 (Fed. Cir. 2018) The Army awarded K-Con, Inc. (“K-Con”) two contracts that did not include express requirements [..]

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Antitrust Lawsuit For $19M Survives Dismissal

The firm is proud to announce that a Texas federal judge recently refused to dismiss our client’s $19M antitrust lawsuit against Baptist Healthcare System, Inc. Law360 reported on the hearing quoting partner Mark A. Weitz, who successfully argued the motion in front of U.S. District Judge Xavier Rodriguez. We are so pleased with this outcome and look [..]

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Courts May Not Override Contracts On Delegation of Arbitrability

In a unanimous decision yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that courts can no longer usurp a clear contractual delegation of arbitrability. The Case – Henry Schein, Inc., et al. v. Archer & White Sales, Inc. Schein involved a dispute over whether the arbitration clause in an equipment distribution contract applied to a conflict concerning federal [..]

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Nonsuit Achieved For Weitz Morgan Litigation Office Client

Weitz Morgan recently successfully and quickly (pre-discovery) extricated a client from a civil case by nonsuit. In a commercial depute over the purchase of a professional practice, the firm was able to convince the plaintiffs that its client was in no way responsible for the alleged wrongdoing and as such should be dropped from the [..]

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OFCCP Issues Directive On Affirmative Action Program Compliance

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) recently issued a directive focused on ensuring covered federal contractors are complying with their obligation to develop, implement, and update written affirmative action programs (AAP). OFCCP Directive 2018-07 Entities with a qualifying federal conract must develop an AAP within 120 days of commencement [..]

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Government Contracts Updates

GSA has launched The Commercial Solutions Opening (CSO) Pilot Program to provide a streamlined approach for acquiring innovative commercial products and services using the new commercial solutions opening procedure. The OFCCP recently released a description of “What Contractors Can Expect” about the commitment contractors can expect from OFCCP when seeking compliance assistance and in compliance [..]

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Ruling At Fifth Circuit For Weitz Morgan Client

The United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit issued a favorable ruling for the firm’s client affirming that the bankruptcy court did not err in finding the elements of fraud were met or in rendering a non-dischargeable judgment and that the district court did not err in affirming the bankruptcy court. The firm’s client [..]

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