Government Contracts Podcasts
All Things Protest: Competitive Foosball Gets Procurement Kicked (October 2020)

All Things Protest: Competitive Foosball Gets Procurement Kicked (October 2020)

October 29, 2020

Crowell & Moring’s “All Things Protest” podcast keeps you up to date on major trends in bid protest litigation, key developments in high-profile cases, and best practices in state and federal procurement. In this episode, hosts Rob Sneckenberg and Christian Curran interview Anuj Vohra regarding GAO’s recent decision finding an apparent conflict of interest due, in part, to weekly social gatherings for “camaraderie, friendship, dinner, and . . . competitive foosball.”

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Let’s Talk FCA: DOJ False Claims Act Investigations (Part 1)

Let’s Talk FCA: DOJ False Claims Act Investigations (Part 1)

October 12, 2020

In this episode, hosts Jacinta Alves and Mana Lombardo discuss DOJ FCA investigations and common mistakes that targets make in defending these investigations with partner Michael Shaheen. "Let's Talk FCA" is Crowell & Moring’s podcast covering the latest developments with the False Claims Act.

All Things Protest: Fiscal Year Focus Areas (September 2020)

All Things Protest: Fiscal Year Focus Areas (September 2020)

September 29, 2020

Crowell & Moring’s “All Things Protest” podcast keeps you up to date on major trends in bid protest litigation, key developments in high-profile cases, and best practices in state and federal procurement. In this episode, hosts Olivia Lynch, Rob Sneckenberg, and Christian Curran discuss items to watch for as the Government’s fiscal year changes.

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All Things Protest: Not So Fast – Limitations to Removing Requirements from SBA’s 8(a) Program

All Things Protest: Not So Fast – Limitations to Removing Requirements from SBA’s 8(a) Program

August 31, 2020

Crowell & Moring’s “All Things Protest” podcast keeps you up to date on major trends in bid protest litigation, key developments in high-profile cases, and best practices in state and federal procurement. In this episode, hosts Christian Curran and Olivia Lynch discuss a recent GAO decision that found an agency improperly removed a requirement from the Small Business Administration’s 8(a) program.

Let’s Talk FCA: The Paycheck Protection Program and False Claims Act Risk

Let’s Talk FCA: The Paycheck Protection Program and False Claims Act Risk

August 19, 2020

In this episode, hosts Jacinta Alves and Mana Lombardo discuss the Paycheck Protection Program, which was established by the CARES Act, and FCA risks associated with receipt of those funds. "Let's Talk FCA" is Crowell & Moring’s podcast covering the latest developments with the False Claims Act.

All Things Protest: Out of Bounds - Agency Boundaries in Technical Evaluations (July 2020)

All Things Protest: Out of Bounds - Agency Boundaries in Technical Evaluations (July 2020)

July 30, 2020

Crowell & Moring’s “All Things Protest” podcast keeps you up to date on major trends in bid protest litigation, key developments in high-profile cases, and best practices in state and federal procurement. In this episode, hosts Christian Curran and Rob Sneckenberg discuss a recent GAO decision highlighting the boundaries of an agency’s technical evaluation, as well as key considerations for offerors when proposing to go above and beyond what is required.

 

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Let’s Talk FCA: The CARES Act Provider Relief Fund and False Claims Act Risk (June 2020)

Let’s Talk FCA: The CARES Act Provider Relief Fund and False Claims Act Risk (June 2020)

June 30, 2020

In this episode, hosts Mana Lombardo and Jacinta Alves discuss the $175 Billion CARES Act Provider Relief Fund established in response to the COVID-19 Pandemic and FCA risks associated with receipt of those funds. "Let's Talk FCA" is Crowell & Moring’s podcast covering the latest developments with the False Claims Act.

All Things Protest: Watch Out for Waiver (June 2020)

All Things Protest: Watch Out for Waiver (June 2020)

June 29, 2020

Crowell & Moring’s “All Things Protest” podcast keeps you up to date on major trends in bid protest litigation, key developments in high-profile cases, and best practices in state and federal procurement. In this episode, hosts Rob Sneckenberg and Christian Curran are joined by guest Liam O’Reilly to discuss the Federal Circuit’s recent Inserso decision and how it may impact the COFC’s waiver analysis for pre-award solicitation challenges.

All Things Protest: CICA Stay Overrides (May 2020)

All Things Protest: CICA Stay Overrides (May 2020)

May 27, 2020

Crowell & Moring’s “All Things Protest” podcast keeps you up to date on major trends in bid protest litigation, key developments in high-profile cases, and best practices in state and federal procurement.  In this episode, hosts Rob Sneckenberg, Olivia Lynch, and Christian Curran discuss the importance of the automatic Competition in Contracting Act stay triggered by the filing of a timely GAO bid protest, and considerations involved when an agency “overrides” the stay to obtain immediate performance.

Let’s Talk FCA: Top Health Care-Related Developments of 2019 (April 2020)

Let’s Talk FCA: Top Health Care-Related Developments of 2019 (April 2020)

April 24, 2020

In this episode, hosts Mana Lombardo and Jacinta Alves discuss the top health care-related FCA recoveries and developments of 2019. The episode’s healthcare focus also provides a backdrop for a forthcoming episode overviewing potential fraud and False Claims Act concerns relating to government aid packages and relief funds for the Coronavirus Pandemic. "Let's Talk FCA" is Crowell & Moring’s podcast covering the latest developments with the False Claims Act.

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