Window For FAPIIS Objections Forces Contractors To Hustle

Law360, New York (January 20, 2012, 10:19 PM EST) -- Under a new federal regulation, government contractors will be allowed to preview and object to entries in the government's central contract performance database, but the short time frame for doing so will force companies to stay alert in order to protect sensitive or confidential information, attorneys said.

The federal rule amends the Federal Awardee Performance Integrity Information System, a database intended to give the government a better way to determine which companies are most worthy of receiving federal contracts. FAPIIS includes information on civil and criminal...
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