Tag Archives: debarment

Raising the Bar: New Report Shows an Increase in Suspension and Debarment Actions

On March 31, 2015, the Interagency Suspension and Debarment Committee (“ISDC”) released its report to Congress detailing federal suspensions and debarment actions for fiscal year 2014. From 2013 to 2014, federal agencies in aggregate increased their use of exclusion actions. The number of persons and entities proposed for debarments jumped from 2,229 to 2,241, and … Continue Reading

Growing Trend Among States Threatens Debarment for Contractors with Iran Ties

This post was also written by Gunjan Talati and Joelle E.K. Laszlo. Guilt by association seems to be a growing trend in government contracts. Under this trend, states are starting to use their contracting authority to promote U.S. foreign policy and impose mandatory debarment for policy violators. In the latest example, companies doing business with Michigan … Continue Reading

More Politicizing of the Debarment Rules as House Passes Legislation to Debar Contractors Who Violate FCPA

This post was written by Lorraine M. Campos and Keith D. Coleman. On September 15, 2010, the House unanimously passed H.R. 5366, referred to as the “Overseas Contractor Reform Act (the “Act”)”. The Act would amend federal law to require that any individual, partnership, or corporation found to be in violation of the Foreign Corrupt … Continue Reading