Judge Reins In Long Suspensions For Contractor Affiliates

Law360, New York (July 3, 2012, 8:30 PM EDT) -- In lifting the suspensions of two U.S.-based contractors with ties to an indicted Kuwaiti food contractor, an Alabama federal judge has limited the government's ability to issue lengthy suspensions for contractors simply based on their affiliation.

Agility Defense and Government Services Inc. and Agility International Inc. — two U.S.-based affiliates of Kuwait-based Agility Public Warehousing Co. KSC, which is accused of defrauding the U.S. military out of $6 billion on its food supply contracts — sued the Defense Logistics Agency claiming it violated their due process...
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