Government Contractors: Time to Ditch Those Confidentiality Agreements

By Brooke Colaizzi and Glenn Schlabs On January 19, 2017, a new Federal Acquisition Regulation (“FAR”) went into effect prohibiting the government from contracting with companies that utilize confidentiality agreements that restrict employees or subcontractors from lawfully reporting waste, fraud, or abuse to a federal agency’s Office of Inspector General. The FAR applies to all […]