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Government Contractor Best Practices in Light of Afghanistan Withdrawal (Part 2)

Blank Rome – Our Part 1 post addressed contract administration related to changes to or a termination of a contract arising from the government’s withdrawal from Afghanistan. This post focuses on the cost management, documentation, and government audit aspects that contractors should be focused on to prepare for and mitigate downstream and currently unknown risks. […]
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Afghanistan Withdrawal: The Government Contractor’s Guide to Terminations for Convenience

By Aron C. Beezley & Sarah Sutton Osborne of Bradley Arant Boult Cummings With the United States’ recent withdrawal from Afghanistan, it is only a matter of time before the government begins terminating certain federal contracts for the convenience of the government. Accordingly, government contractors need to know their rights and obligations so that they […]
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US Contractors Rush to Get Former Employees out of Afghanistan

Contractor industry groups are set to meet Friday with U.S. government agencies, as companies try to help their former employees in Afghanistan find a way to leave the country. More at Defense News
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Government Contractor Best Practices in Light of Afghanistan Withdrawal (Part 1)

Blank Rome – It is hard to describe the manner in which the United States is withdrawing from Afghanistan. At this point, the safety and security of Americans and those who provided critical assistance to U.S. operations in Afghanistan are at the forefront of everyone’s thoughts. However, contractors in Afghanistan must confront the repercussions of […]
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Contractors Seek Gov’t Guidance Amid Afghanistan Chaos

The chaos in Afghanistan amid the U.S. exit has left contractors scrambling for guidance from the government on how to ensure the safety and security of their and secure visas for their local employees and subcontractors. More at Law360
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Collapse of Afghanistan – Operational and Compliance Considerations

U.S. government contractors are going to face a variety of legal implications from the events unfolding in Afghanistan – which will vary depending upon...

Industry Groups Work to Help an Unknown Number of Contractors Get Out of Afghanistan

“There’s still quite a few employees and their families over there that we want to get out,” said Howie Lind, president of the International Stability Operations Association. More at Government Executive
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Government Contracts Legal Round-Up

Welcome to Jenner & Block’s Government Contracts Legal Round‑Up, a biweekly update on important government contracts developments. This update offers brief summaries of key developments for government contracts legal, compliance, contracting, and business executives. Please contact any of the professionals at the bottom of the update for further information on any of these topics. Executive […]
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Afghanistan Has Fallen. How Should Government Contractors Minimize Risk During This Crisis?

Nichols Liu - As of August 16, the U.S. Embassy in Kabul is closed and all Embassy staff are being evacuated.  The U.S. military, and...

Contractors Who Powered US War in Afghanistan Stuck in Dubai

Some of the foreign contractors who powered the logistics of America’s “forever war” in Afghanistan now find themselves stranded on an unending layover in Dubai without a way to get home. Read the full post at Federal News Network
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