July 28, 2023

New FAR Clause Restricting “Tik Tok” App

On June 2, 2023, the Federal Acquisition Regulatory Council issued a new contract clause prohibiting use of the ”Tik Tok” social networking application on “information technology” owned or managed by the Federal Government.    The clause, entitled “Prohibition on a ByteDance Covered Application (Jun 2023)”, is contained in the Federal Acquisition Regulation (“FAR”) under FAR 52.204-27.  Government contractors can expect Federal Agencies to add the new clause to existing contr

October 14, 2022

Enhanced Postaward Debrief Procedure

Following issuance by the Department of Defense of Final Rule No. 87 FR 15808 in March of 2022, unsuccessful offers on negotiated contracts, task and delivery orders valued at more than $10 million are able to submit follow-on questions related to a “required” post-award debriefing provided by the procuring Agency. Under the new procedures set forth in the Final Rule, the procuring Agency shall provide unsuccessful offerors “an opportunity to submit additional written questions related to

April 21, 2021

New „Executive Order“ makes changes to Buy American Regulations

In Executive Order (“EO”) No. 14005, dated January 25, 2021, President Biden directed several changes to regulations issued in connection with the Buy American Act of 1933, which sets for the policy preference for Federal Agencies to purchase American made products. Under certain circumstances, Federal Agencies may “waive” the buy American requirement. To better control the use of such waivers, the EO establishes a “Made in America Office” (“MAO”), which is charged with overseei

February 2, 2021

Attorney Reinsdorf Publishes Article on Priority Issues Relating to the Enforcement of Competing Charging Orders in America

Attorney Reinsdorf published an article entitled “Jüngste Entwicklungen in den USA zur Pfändung von Anteilen einer Limited Liability Company (LLC)” (Recent Developments in the USA on Attachment of Shares of a Limited Liability Company (LLC). The article appears in the January/February edition of the German language law journal “Recht der internationalen Wirtschaft” (Law [journal] of International Commerce, 1-2/2021. The article elaborates on recent case law concerning priority issues