Thursday, April 2, 2020

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COVID-19 International Compliance Considerations

Despite the sobering news reports on the global spread of COVID-19, companies are continuing to try to conduct operations as (relatively) normally as possible.  International business is particularly affected given the different responses and newly imposed rules in various countries.  Moreover, the U.S. government response is continuing to evolve and what is permitted today could […]
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Occupational Safety and Health Administration: Emergency Temporary Standards and COVID-19

OSHA does not have a standard that protects workers from diseases transmitted by airborne droplets, so members of Congress and healthcare employee groups are calling on the agency to promulgate an Emergency Temporary Standard to protect workers from exposure to the new coronavirus. OSHA has the ability to promulgate an ETS that would remain in […]
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The SEC’s COVID-19 Response

The SEC has transitioned to a “full telework posture” in response to the outbreak of COVID-19 in the United States.  However, the Commission is taking pains to assure market participants that it is still business as usual at the SEC.  The Commission recently published the SEC Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response on its website, which summarizes, among […]
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House Dems ask Trump to Invoke Emergency Contracting Authority

Rep. Andy Levin (D-Mich.) and 56 colleagues urged the White House to use its authority under the Defense Production Act of 1950 to expand and allocate production of critical medical supplies to respond to COVID-19, including ventilators, protective masks and more. More at Federal Computer Week
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OFCCP Clarifies Audit Response Obligations and Expectations during COVID-19 Pandemic

The National Industry Liaison Group has worked with OFCCP leadership to clarify contractor obligations and OFCCP expectations for compliance reviews that are moving forward...

COVID-19: The Government Contractor’s Guide to Compensable & Excusable Delays

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings - With the recent and rapid spread of COVID-19 in the United States, it is only a matter of time...

COVID-19 Federal Contractor’s Survival Guide 2.0

Sheppard Mullin - Last week, we published the COVID-19 Federal Contractor’s Survival Guide in the Coalition For Government Procurement’s Friday Flash. The Guide was...

DoD Urges Contracting Officer Transparency in COVID-19 Impacts

The Department of Defense’s (“DoD”) Office of Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment issued Guidance on March 10, 2020, addressing internal and external communications in response to the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. The Guidance states that the Contracting Officers (as distinguished from Program personnel) hold the contractual authority to address contract performance impacts related to […]
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The Impact of the Coronavirus on Government Contractors

Wiley Rein - If the previous week made anything clear, it is that COVID-19 (the Coronavirus) is likely to continue causing significant disruptions worldwide...

Maintaining Privacy and Cybersecurity Vigilance During the Coronavirus Outbreak

Mindi Giftos notes that cybersecurity is as much behavioral as technological, and a good cybersecurity program rests on teaching employees good habits and best practices for handling data and using network resources. However this makes the COVID-19 pandemic potentially harmful to cybersecurity, because of the sudden adoption of working from home by organizations unaccustomed to […]
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