Federal Contracts. Legal news and articles for April 29 - 30, 2017

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR:WGA & AMPTP Talks To Resume On Sunday As Contract Deadline LoomsSocial Security: Social Security helps small businessesMike Fulton, Joshua Habursky: Government is private sector's largest client3 Students Sues Santa Fe Art School for Breach of ContractTrump blasts 'fake' media for not recognizing achievementsIn Ogun Man, 26, arraigned for alleged N1.6m contract job scamUAE legal Q&As: Developer betrayed contract by not building propertiesOregon Supreme Court Rules That Debt-Collecting Lawyers Are Subject to Consumer Protection LawsIs Your China Contract Worthless?Three Keys to Drafting a China Contract that WorksMan, 26, arraigned for alleged N1.6m contract job scam in OgunMan, 26, arraigned for alleged N1.6m contract job scam in OgunDNA Test for Finding Ancestors Raises Privacy ConcernsLETTERS TO THE EDITOR: What's exhausting are Trump's successes

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OFCCP Announces 2017 Veterans Hiring Benchmark for Federal Contractors
JD Supra (press release)April 2, 2017

On March 31, 2017, the Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) updated its Annual Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) Benchmark Database to reflect a new hiring benchmark of 6.7 ...more »

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR:
St. Augustine RecordApril 30, 2017

Cutting Regulations: Energy independence executive order, revocation of federal contracting executive orders, reexamination of CAFE standards (vehicle emissions), creation of regulatory task forces and minimizing the Affordable Care Act. Job Creation: ...more »

WGA & AMPTP Talks To Resume On Sunday As Contract Deadline Looms
DeadlineApril 30, 2017

UPDATED: Contract talks between the WGA and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television producers have wrapped for the day, and sources tell Deadline that the sides will return to the table Sunday. We hear that AMPTP negotiators will huddle together ...more »

Social Security: Social Security helps small businesses
Terre Haute Tribune StarApril 29, 2017

... of small and disadvantaged businesses as contractors. The OSDBU encourages buyers and program officials to consider small businesses, and to support all the socio-economic contracting programs in place under the Federal Acquisition Regulations.more »

Mike Fulton, Joshua Habursky: Government is private sector's largest client
Charleston Gazette-Mail (subscription)April 29, 2017

Our nation had total outlays of $3.54 trillion for grants, contracts, military operations, veterans' benefits, building maintenance and federal employees' salaries and benefits, to name a few. Those are growing and astonishing numbers for us to comprehend.more »

3 Students Sues Santa Fe Art School for Breach of Contract
U.S. News & World ReportApril 29, 2017

The lawsuit filed Thursday cites fraud and breach of contract after Santa Fe University of Art and Design decided to closing following the spring 2018 semester. The school's closure was announced mid-April. Santa Fe attorney Ben Allison who represents ...more »

Trump blasts 'fake' media for not recognizing achievements
Daily MailApril 29, 2017

Presidential Executive Order on Establishing Enhanced Collection and Enforcement of Antidumping and Countervailing Duties and Violations of Trade and Customs Laws: This order proposed making a plan to further enforce customs laws and to collect ...more »

In Ogun Man, 26, arraigned for alleged N1.6m contract job scam
Pulse NigeriaApril 29, 2017

A 26-year-old man, Kehinde Adenekan, who allegedly collected N1.6 million on the pretext of executing a contract job, was on Friday released on N800, 000 bail on the orders of an Ota Magistrates 'Court in Ogun. The Senior Magistrate, Mr S. O. Banwo ...more »

UAE legal Q&As: Developer betrayed contract by not building properties
The NationalApril 29, 2017

Education: LLB in law, obtained a diploma in private laws, Sharia laws, philosophy of laws, trials of law, commercial law, civil law and Masters in Law. Mr Elhais has been practising as a ... This is in accordance with article no 20 of the Criminal ...more »

Oregon Supreme Court Rules That Debt-Collecting Lawyers Are Subject to Consumer Protection Laws
Willamette WeekApril 29, 2017

The Oregon Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that lawyers who collect debts are subject to an Oregon consumer protection law called the Unfair Trade Practices Act, which prohibits "unconscionable tactics." ... The DOJ, led by Attorney General Ellen ...more »

Is Your China Contract Worthless?
China Law Blog (blog)April 29, 2017

Many times no contract at all is better than a bad contract. China has its own laws and its own official languages and its own court system and its own way of doing things, just like every other country in the world. So if you are going to do business ...more »

Three Keys to Drafting a China Contract that Works
China Law Blog (blog)April 29, 2017

... good feel for your business and what you are seeking to accomplish and avoid by licensing your technology to China. The contract has to work for China. In other words, I need to draft something that works within the confines of Chinese law and will ...more »

Man, 26, arraigned for alleged N1.6m contract job scam in Ogun
NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)April 29, 2017

A 26-year-old man, Kehinde Adenekan, who allegedly collected N1.6 million on the pretext of executing a contract job, was on Friday released on N800, 000 bail on the orders of an Ota Magistrates' Court in Ogun. The Senior Magistrate, Mr S. O. Banwo ...more »

Man, 26, arraigned for alleged N1.6m contract job scam in Ogun
NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)April 29, 2017

A 26-year-old man, Kehinde Adenekan, who allegedly collected N1.6 million on the pretext of executing a contract job, was on Friday released on N800, 000 bail on the orders of an Ota Magistrates' Court in Ogun. The Senior Magistrate, Mr S. O. Banwo ...more »

DNA Test for Finding Ancestors Raises Privacy Concerns
NBC Bay AreaApril 29, 2017

One consumer says the contract is too broad for him to continue with the service. (Published Friday, April 28, 2017). The question can't ... probably being paid by the word,” Greely quipped. The professor then explained that a federal protection called ...more »

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: What's exhausting are Trump's successes
St. Augustine RecordApril 29, 2017

Cutting Regulations: Energy independence executive order, revocation of federal contracting executive orders, reexamination of CAFE standards (vehicle emissions), creation of regulatory task forces and minimizing the Affordable Care Act. Job Creation: ...more »

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