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Ep. 2.08: What Does the FY2024 NDAA Have in Store for Contractors?

Ep. 2.08: What Does the FY2024 NDAA Have in Store for Contractors?
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For more than 60 years, Congress has passed an annual National Defense Authorization Act establishing budget and policy priorities for the Department of Defense. This must-pass legislation often arrives late in the calendar year and laden with new acquisition rules and requirements. Traditionally, this language also spills over to civilian agencies.

In this episode of Bona Fide Needs, Arnold & Porter Policy Advisor Sara Linder, Policy Advisor Yuvaraj Sivalingam, and Senior Policy Specialist Adrienne Jackson examine what contractors can expect from this year’s NDAA. They’re joined by Arnold and Porter partner and Bona Fide Needs co-host Mike McGill.

0:00 – Introduction
0:30 – Headlines
0:40 – White House and Congressional News
4:00 – False Claims Act Updates
9:00 – Cybersecurity News
11:25 – Small Business News
14:00 – Federal Regulations
15:00 – NDAA Discussion
1:04:00 – Wrap-up

Show Notes

Biden-⁠Harris Administration Releases Final Guidance to Bolster American-Made Goods in Federal Infrastructure Projects

Senate to Extend Buy American Laws for Navy Ships

Biden Asks Supreme Court to Salvage a President’s Right to Issue Federal Workforce Mandates

VA’s Work with Outside Vendors Draws Lawmaker Scrutiny over Conflicts of Interest

Warren Slams Defense Contractors over Tax Lobbying

Seventh Circuit Vacates and Remands Schutte, Proctor Decisions

Not Having It: DOJ Says SCOTUS Did Not Create New Test for FCA Reckless Disregard

Second Circuit Confirms Dismissal of Whistleblower Case, Based on DOJ Briefs

FCA Defendant Challenges Qui Tam Constitutionality

If At First You Don’t Succeed, Try Again? Senator Grassley Reintroduces Significant Amendment to FCA’s Materiality Requirement

Ninth Circuit Reverses Dismissal of FCA Case Based on Patent Fraud

Whistleblower Petitions SCOTUS to Overturn Sixth Circuit’s Definition of “Remuneration”

But What? DOJ Ties Itself into Knots to Avoid But-For Causation in FCA/AKS Cases

More Disagreement About the Causation Standard for AKS Cases Under the FCA

Proposed CMMC Rule Expected in September

Pentagon Offers Preview of CMMC Level Three Rules

SEC Adopts Controversial New Cybersecurity Disclosure Rules for Public Companies

SEC Cyber Incident Disclosure Rules to Start after Labor Day

NIST Publishes Final Draft of Cybersecurity Framework 2.0

NIST Drafts Major Update to Its Widely Used Cybersecurity Framework

NIST Releases Cybersecurity Framework 2.0 Reference Tool

Class Deviation – Protection of Technical and Computer Software Under Small Business Innovation Research Program Contracts

Small Businesses’ Share of Federal Contracting Dollars Reaches ‘All Time High,’ SBA Says

Is Flow-Through Income Revenue? This Court Said Yes.

Ultima Services Corp. v. U.S. Department of Agriculture

Final Rule: Updating the Davis-Bacon and Related Acts Regulations

FAR Proposed Rule – Sustainable Procurement

Three Ways the Proposed NDAA Could Change the Way Contractors Do Business