Suspension, Debarment And Fraud Response: 2013 In Review

Law360, New York (December 16, 2013, 1:14 PM EST) -- What a year it has been in the suspension, debarment and fraud remedies field! The year saw a perfect storm of financial weakness, multiple government spending crises, rising sentiment that the government can spend its procurement and grant dollars more effectively, a paradox of populist anti-contractor sentiment on the Hill paired with genuine interest in meaningful suspension and debarment reform, legislation working through Congress to completely revamp the federal suspension and debarment process (the Stop Unworthy Spending (SUSPEND) Act, summarized here), and a (normal, expected, mostly...
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