Gov't Contracts Legislation And Regulation To Watch In 2016

By Daniel Wilson (December 24, 2015, 8:37 PM EST) -- A torrent of recent federal regulations and some related legislation, including cybersecurity and labor provisions, as well as a trend toward strong regulatory and legal enforcement, will give government contractors plenty to chew on in 2016.

From the wide range of federal rules, proposed rules and guidance documents issued in the past several years, a number of prominent trends have emerged with the potential to shape significant portions of contractors' work.

Here are several broad developments and some specific regulations and legislation that government contracts attorneys told Law360 they will be watching in 2016.

Cybersecurity

The past several years have seen...

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