The U.S. Department of the Treasury has stated in its Interim Final Rule and Final Rule applicable to Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds (“Fiscal Recovery Funds”) that, with few exceptions, the procurement standards contained in the Uniform Administrative … Continued
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On August 13, 2020, the Office of Management and Budget (“OMB”) published revisions to the Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards (2 C.F.R. Part 200) (the “Uniform Guidance”). Among other things, the revisions to the … Continued
COVID-19 has caused attorneys, units of government, and businesses across the country to review a common “boilerplate” provision in many contracts: the force majeure clause. For those of us who, like me, lack French fluency, force majeure means “superior force.” … Continued
COVID-19 has arrived in North Carolina and units of local government across the state are facing tough questions as they purchase goods and services. This post addresses some of the legal issues under North Carolina law confronting local procurement officials.