CARES Act: “Maintaining the resilience of our Federal contracting base”In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic response, government contractors have experienced varying degrees of work disruption. As highlighted recently by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), “Federal contractors play a vital role in helping agencies meet the needs of our citizens, including the critical response efforts to COVID-19.” OMB noted that (1) safety,

COVID-19: The Government Contractor’s Guide to Terminations for ConvenienceWith the challenges presented by the recent and rapid spread of COVID-19 in the United States, it is only a matter of time before the government begins terminating certain federal contracts for the convenience of the government. Accordingly, government contractors need to know their rights and obligations so that they can be best positioned if

Is Your Construction Project “Essential”?As the coronavirus pandemic’s devastating impacts continue to evolve, governments at all levels (local, state and federal) are taking various measures to respond to the virus outbreak. Several governors and mayors have issued orders shutting down certain business operations while others are focusing more on non-business activities. Owners, contractors, vendors and suppliers are asking whether