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Federal Procurements and Secondary Relationships

  Non-Prime Relationships in Federal Procurements When doing business with the U.S. government through federal procurements, contractors typically need secondary relationships with other entities to effectuate performance. Meaning, in many instances, particularly when the size and scope of the requisition is large, a contractor cannot alone fulfill all of the deliverables of a single contract and will utilize other organizations to satisfy the [..]

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Kristi Morgan Aronica Part Of ABA Publication

Kristi Morgan Aronica, head of our Government Contracts Practice, has been recognized as a contributor to the American Bar Association publication Guide To Fixed-Price Supply Subcontract Terms and Conditions, Fifth Edition. The publication is a project of the American Bar Association Section of Public Contract Law, Subcontracting, Teaming and Strategic Alliances Committee. Practitioners may purchase a [..]

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A Primer On GSA’s Multiple Award Schedules

Selling To The Federal Government Through GSA Schedules The Largest Customer In the World Procurement contracting has evolved into a highly structured, strictly regulated set of procedures designed to facilitate the flow of goods and services from sellers across the globe to the huge network of United States government offices and personnel. With purchases in [..]

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Weitz Morgan’s Litigation Practice Helps Law Firm Fight For Fees

Weitz Morgan helps law firm fight back after being dropped by client upon securing $11.2M award Litigation over legal fees connected with millions awarded to school district Weitz Morgan’s litigation practice group has been hired to assist a law firm recover its fees that was wrongfully fired after securing its client an $11.2M award. The following is an article [..]

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Healthcare Fraud Overview

Medical service providers are routinely at risk for committing healthcare fraud as the practice of medicine and its ancillary services become increasingly regulated and difficult to navigate. Healthcare Fraud Defined Healthcare fraud is committed when a dishonest provider (or consumer) intentionally submits, or causes someone else to submit, false or misleading information for use in [..]

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Non-Disclosure Agreements

Non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) are a prevalent part of the business world. With more and more businesses collaborating, NDAs allow the parties to share information needed to determine the working relationship while protecting confidential and proprietary information. Typically, NDAs are used when two parties want to do business together and need to see the other’s confidential [..]

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The Accidental Franchise

Expanding your business is at once an exciting and daunting prospect. Exciting because after hard work and sacrifice, you are ready to take the next step. Daunting because choosing the right way to take the next step can be overwhelming with all the practical, business, legal, and financial considerations. From a legal perspective, a variety [..]

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Categories of Government Contracts

Often when people think of doing business with the government, the first thing that comes to mind is the selling of goods or services. Procurements, especially large endeavors, are typically the type of transactions we associate with government spending. However, governments “spend” in ways other than procurements, particularly through grants and cooperative agreements. The U.S. [..]

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