Month: December 2012

New FAR Provision Requiring Faster Payment to Subcontractors On Horizon

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12/19/2012Lowenstein, Neil S.

A proposed rule is scheduled for publication in the Federal Register today that would add a new FAR clause requiring accelerated payments to small business subcontractors. This would implement the temporary policy by the Office of Management and Budget, Policy Memo M-12-16, July 2012. Accelerated payments would be to the “maximum extent possible” and tied… Read more »

Virginia Business Magazine Lists Vandeventer Black Attorneys to Virginia’s Legal Elite for 2012

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12/07/2012Brennan, Mark S.

Vandeventer Black LLP is pleased to announce that attorneys from the Firm have been selected by their peers as Virginia’s “Legal Elite” for 2012. Since 2000, in cooperation with the Virginia Bar Association, Virginia Business Magazine has asked lawyers throughout the Commonwealth to nominate the most outstanding representatives of their profession in 16 practice categories…. Read more »

Safety Checklist Being Considered by OSHA Advisory Panel for Federal Projects

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12/07/2012Lowenstein, Neil S.

OSHA’s Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health released information at its recent November 28 meeting that it is drafting a proposal that would require construction companies bidding on federal projects to provide details about their safety records and preventative programs, and that they are developing a checklist for that purpose. The information requested was… Read more »