Archive for December, 2014

Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards: Federal Awarding Agency Regulatory Implementation

An unpublished Rule by the Agency for International Development, the Agriculture Department, the Commerce Department, the Commodity Credit Corporation, the Corporation for National and Community Service, the Defense Department, the Education Department, the Energy Department, the Environmental Protection Agency, the Farm Service Agency, the Federal Emergency Management...

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Government must file complaint over defective pricing, Appeal of BAE Systems Land & Armaments, ASBCA No. 59374

Appeal of — BAE Systems Land & Armaments Inc., ASBCA No. 59374, November 18, 2014. The ASBCA directs the U.S. government to file a complaint in a contractor’s appeal of a Defense Contract Audit...

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NIH Draft IRB Policy Released

The National Institutes of Health issued a draft policy today to promote the use of single institutional review boards or IRBs, in multi-site clinical research studies. IRBs play a critical role in assuring the...

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US PTO Deadline Exceptions

Alchemy Partners released a short but insightful examination of certain newer exceptions to USPTO deadlines. What do you mean we missed the PTO deadline?   So, you are diligently working on converting a US...

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OFPP Issues New Guidance On Simplifying Acquisitions

Office of Federal Procurement Policy Administrator Anne Rung released new guidance Thursday that aims to get better acquisition results by simplifying federal procurement policies and improving the data available to government buyers. read the...

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COFAR Frequently Asked Questions

COFAR has published a new set of Frequently Asked Questions at https://cfo.gov/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/2014-11-26-Frequently-Asked-Questions.pdf   The document is also hosted here for your convenience: 2014-11-26-Frequently-Asked-Questions

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HHS/NIH Propose New Clinical Trial Transparency Rules

HHS and NIH jointly released two new proposals for public comment. The proposed rules seek to improve transparency of clinical trials by requiring and standardizing the submission of results to ClinicalTrials.gov . Full summary...

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