Tag Archives: National Defense Authorization Act

Senate’s Bid Protest Reforms a Step Backwards for Transparency

On July 10, 2017, the U.S. Senate placed the FY 2018 National Defense Authorization Act on its Legislative Calendar. This action means the historically must-pass legislation is now ready for amendment and debate. Just as it did last year, the Senate Armed Services Committee (“SASC”) has included two provisions focused on bid protest reform.  Given … Continue Reading

Defense Contractors Are Now Subject to Notice Requirements for Hacked Systems

This post was written by Gunjan Talati and Timothy Nagle. The 2013 National Defense Authorization Act (“NDAA”) became the law of the land in early January. This NDAA contains a notice requirement that follows the government trend of the past few years of being required to tattle on yourself. Specifically, the NDAA directs the Department … Continue Reading

The 2011 National Defense Authorization Act – the “Unauthorized” Story on More Proposed DoD Contracting Reforms

This post was written by Stephanie Giese. The passage of the Weapon Systems Acquisition Reform Act of 2009 (“WSARA”) signed into Public Law 111-23 on May 22, 2009, and most notably the Organizational Conflict of Interest (“OCI”) provisions of the WSARA, arguably marks the start of the Congress’ tear to reform Department of Defense (“DoD”) contracting.  … Continue Reading