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The Paley Rothman Blog

Paley Rothman shares this library of resources with clients and friends of the firm to help them stay ahead of legal and business developments and trends. Here, you will find helpful tips and tools written by our attorneys.

Government Contracts

SUSPEND Act: Far from suspended, it’s moving right along

Companies that engage in Government Contracting should be paying close attention to the so-called Stop Unworthy Spending (SUSPEND) Act, H.R.3345, which passed the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on October 29, 2013 and as of this writing was still awaiting a floor vote in the full U.S. House of Representatives.

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Employment Law, Government Contracts

Trick or Treat: Cybersecurity Threats at Your Door

Perhaps it’s no coincidence that Cybersecurity Awareness Month falls in October, the same month as Halloween. Malicious programs can come knocking at the door of your company’s digital firewall, dressed in costume as a harmless email attachment or website link. If you open the door expecting a treat, you could end up with a costly and damaging trick. So it’s the perfect time to take note of the cybersecurity risks that your business may face.

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Employment Law

OFCCP’s Actions: Headaches for Government Contractors

Just in time for the Labor Day holiday, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) on August 27, 2013 issued two sets of final regulations designed to enhance greatly employment opportunities for veterans and individuals with disabilities. These regulations (available here and here) were published in the Federal Register on September 24, 2013 and will go into effect on March 23, 2014.

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