Highlights of a Portion of the Minutillo 2018 Presentation to the University of Texas School of Law
New rules regarding sales of supplies and services to the US Government (Government) were implemented in 2018 to reduce procurement barriers and procedures to induce more companies to offer supplies and services to the US Government resulting in more market competition, lower prices, and better products procured by the Government. New Final Rule was issued by the Department of Defense (DOD) effective January 31, 2018, to benefit “non-traditional defense contractors” as define
US GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS CYBERSECURITY - - The Difference Between FAR and DFARS Compliance
The Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) at 252.204-7012, Safeguarding Covered Defense Information and Cyber Incident Reporting, mandates that certain cybersecurity procedures to safeguard unclassified Department of Defense (DoD) information provided to a Government contractor by the DoD and resident on the contractors computer equipment or handled by the contractor, must be in place to minimize cyber incidents and enhance reporting and damage assessment.
POLITICAL POPULISM FUELS GRAND CORRUPTION DETRIMENTALLY AFFECTING THE DISADVANTAGED
This is an abbreviated version of a paper written for submission to the American Society of International Law, International Symposium, “Trans-nationalization of Anti-Corruption Law,” Paris, France, 2018, “Call for Papers.” The topic is very different than most that appear in the regulatory law oriented Minutillo Newsletter but might help shed light on the detrimental effect of “grand corruption” on disadvantaged persons in a nation-state, so it is reprinted here. Because po