Anti Kickback Statute Penalties

Anti Kickback Statute Resolving Challenges of Fraud and Penalties Government contractors or health care agencies accused of violating the Anti Kickback Statute or fraud can be in for some huge fines if a court rules against them. Having sound internal practices and a thorough understanding of the applicable laws can greatly… Read more »

Prompt Payment Act Resolving Invoice Problems

The Federal Prompt Payment Act (PPA), 31 USC 3901-3905 , ensures that federal agencies pay vendors for their invoices on time. However, not all government invoices paid on time. This not only creates a hardship; it also impacts the contractor’s ability to perform other contracts and meet other financial obligation. Prompt payment… Read more »

Government Shutdown and Contractor Claims

The government shutdown could impact the amount of claims or equitable adjustments submitted by contractors. However, as for any claim under the Contract Disputes Act, businesses must be aware that such claims must be directly related to the contract itself. A common issue that will arise is the ability of contractors to pay their… Read more »

Procurement Integrity Act Violations FAR Part 3.104

The Federal Government Has Increased Oversight and is Cracking Down on PIA Violations. Getting charged with obtaining procurement information can lead to harsh penalties under the Procurement Integrity Act.  When an awardee has to defend a bid protest under these circumstances, information gathered could also lead to more serious penalties… Read more »