Contracting In A Perfect Storm Of Enforcement Risk: Part 1

Law360, New York (May 22, 2013, 1:04 PM EDT) -- Government contractors find themselves operating in an era of unprecedented accountability as a result of the Enron-type accounting troubles, the investigations following the financial crisis, and the high-profile waste, fraud and abuse related to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Although contractors have long contended with the civil False Claims Act and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, recent legislative developments and shifting enforcement priorities have caused the risks posed by these statutes to increase substantially. This dynamic also involves a push by politicians for more aggressive...
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