Don't Underestimate Government's Suspension Authority

Law360, New York (January 14, 2014, 9:33 PM ET) -- The Eleventh Circuit’s recent decision in Agility illustrates the government’s near limitless suspension authority and serves as a cautionary tale to government contractors facing indictment and their innocent affiliates who may get caught in the crosshairs.

To make a long story short, Agility and many affiliates like it have been suspended for over four years while their parent company continues to fight criminal charges alleging that it defrauded the federal government. The central issue resolved in Agility was whether the suspension of an affiliate must come...
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