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The National Association of Government Contractors today announced two new benefits for member companies. NAGC members now have access to Amazon Business! Receive 20% off select Amazon items* up to $500, plus other business-only prices and more. We are also excited to announce that NAGC has secured an amazing hotel offering for its members. You now have access to exclusive negotiated rates at thousands of hotels worldwide through Hotel Engine.  Read More



Representative Don Bacon (R-NE) introduced H.R. 4754, the Change Order Transparency for Federal Contractors Act, on Wednesday. The bill's cosponsors include Rep. Steve Knight (R-CA), Rep. Al Lawson (D-FL), and Rep. Stephanie Murphy (D-FL). The adage "time is money" is true for many businesses, especially so for small businesses. Requests for equitable adjustments to a contract, more commonly known as change orders, are abundant on federal construction projects.  Read More



The 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) rules governing the acquisition of commercial items would give those making relatively small purchases more choices, and small businesses -- potentially -- a bigger share of that market. Since President Donald Trump signed the 2018 NDAA into law on Dec. 12, the focus has been on rules providing a three-fold increase in the micro-purchase threshold for civilian agencies from $3,000 to $10,000.  Read More




United States Senate
Senate Democrats have vowed to filibuster continuing resolution

A bitterly divided Congress is in the midst of a partisan stare-down over demands by Democrats for a solution on politically fraught legislation to protect about 700,000 younger immigrants from being deported.  Read More



ACI’s 7th Industry Forum on U.S. Export & Re-Export Compliance For Canadian Operations provides the only platform for export practitioners to learn the latest in U.S. and Canadian case law, enforcement, and investigations, participate in interactive discussions to learn which policies and protocols have worked and what has fallen short, and hear directly from the agencies about priorities for 2018 and beyond.  Read More



ACI’s 4th National Forum on CFIUS & Team Telecom (Anticipated Legislation to Reform CFIUS. Review Delays and Heightened Scrutiny. Political Vacancies. New Policy Priorities) offers a worthwhile opportunity to engage with the “who’s who” of the CFIUS and Team Telecom bar. Join government, industry and private practice experts for worthwhile discussion on the most pressing issues affecting sensitive, high stakes transactions and gain updates and strategic insights for re-positioning your transaction planning in an evolving landscape.  Read More



ACI’s 3rd Networking & Leadership Forum for Women in Defense and Aerospace Law & Compliance is uniquely designed to provide worthwhile networking and benchmarking experience. This acclaimed conference will bring together a faculty of recognized industry and government leaders. Unlike other events, the agenda has been specifically developed based on discussions with industry professionals, and is uniquely designed to impart real-world best practices and lessons learned for leadership, advancement and success.  Read More



NAGC/ACI Forum on False Claims and Qui-Tam Enforcement January 29-30, 2018 in New York is designed to provide up-to-date guidance and analysis from the most respected false claims experts. This two day conference is an interactive forum designed to discuss real world strategies for investigating, defending and settling these cases. You will hear from companies who have experience with internal and external whistleblowers including: BAE Systems Electronic Systems, U.S. Bank, Cardinal Health, GSK, The Boeing Company, Consulate Health Care, Anthem Inc., Sanofi US.  Read More



Congress narrowly passed a temporary spending bill yesterday in order to avert a government shutdown, in what has become a common year-end occurrence to put off inevitable disputes until next year -- this year focusing on immigration, health care and the budget.  Read More




President Donald J. Trump
Trump tax reform will benefit many government contractors

President Trump signed the most consequential tax legislation in three decades on Friday, the first major legislative victory for his administration. The major components of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 are a significant reduction in the corporate tax rate from 35 percent to 21 percent, plus a change for the U.S. to a territorial tax system from a global model.  Read More



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