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Speeches & Publications

Fall 2012

The Fifth Circuit Rules That Government Employees Can Blow the Whistle on Alleged False Claims Act Violations
Roderick L. Thomas, Erin K. Nord and Brandon J. Moss
August 3, 2012

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Little v. Shell
- Bad News for Government Contractors
Roderick L. Thomas, Erin K. Nord and Brandon J. Moss
Government Contracts Law360
August 6, 2012

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Cost Effective Techniques for Resolution of Prime/Sub Disputes
Rand L. Allen, Panelist
American Conference Institute's (ACI) program on Government Subcontracting: Management, Compliance & Enforcement
October 2, 2012 | Arlington, VA

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FCA Liability for Davis-Bacon Act Violations
Eric W. Leonard, Erin K. Nord and Dylan Hix
Government Contracts Law360
October 4, 2012

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Sixth Circuit Hits the Brakes on District Court's FCA Ruling, Noting the FCA Is not a Vehicle to Police Technical Compliance with Complex Federal Regulations
Roderick L. Thomas, Erin K. Nord and Brandon J. Moss
October 10, 2012

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You're Hired? Balancing the Risks and Benefits of Criminal Background Checks in Hiring Is More Crucial Than Ever for Government Contractors
Roderick L. Thomas, Erin K. Nord and Dylan Hix
The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel
October 2012

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BNA Insights - False Claims Act and Labor Standards Violations
Eric W. Leonard, Christopher M. Mills and Erin K. Nord
BNA Federal Contracts Report
November 2012

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Executive Order Imposed New Anti-Trafficking Obligations on Contractors, Clarifying Some Existing Requirements but Leaving Further Open Questions
W. Barron A. Avery
Daily Reports for Executives, Bloomberg BNA
November 2012

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What to Do When You Disagree With DCAA Audit Findings
William A. Roberts, III, Panelist
American Conference Institute's 4th National Forum on DCAA Audits
November 12, 2012 | Arlington, VA

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Court of Federal Claims Judicial Conference
Scott M. McCaleb, Speaker
November 15, 2012 | Washington, DC

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Judge Advocate General School 2012 Contract and Fiscal Law Symposium
Paul F. Khoury, Moderator Industry Panel
November 15, 2012 | Charlottesville, VA

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Trends in Government Contracting Regulation and Legislation
Nicole J. Owren-Wiest, Speaker
Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation (MAPI) Government Contracts Council
November 15-16, 2012 | Miami, FL

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Federal Circuit Conference
Scott M. McCaleb, Speaker
November 29, 2012 | London, England

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Executive Compensation – DCAA's Flawed Tactics!
Nicole J. Owren-Wiest, Speaker
DCAA Webinar
November 29, 2012

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Suspension and Debarment: Trends and Perspectives
Kara M. Sacilotto and Craig Smith
The Procurement Lawyer
Fall 2012

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OFCCP Affirmative Action Compliance for Federal Contractors: Responding to Increased Government Scrutiny of Employee Selection and Compensation
Eric W. Leonard, Speaker
Strafford Webinar
December 19, 2012

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Risky Business: False Claims Enforcement and Other Hot Topics in Government Contracting Litigation
Rand L. Allen, Panelist
American Conference Institute's Advanced Summit on White Collar Litigation
January 22-23, 2013 | New York, NY

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Government Contracts Year-In-Review Conference
Rand L. Allen, Speaker
February 2013 | Washington, DC

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Air Force General Counsel's Acquisition Law Conference
Rand L. Allen, Panelist
Crystal City SAFTAS Facility
February 2013 | Crystal City, VA