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Griner, Jalinous, and Brewster Author Section of ABA Manual on Classified Contracts/CFIUS/Exo …

December 2, 2009

Griner, Jalinous, and Brewster Author Section of ABA Manual on Classified Contracts/CFIUS/Exon Florio

G. Christopher Griner (Managing Partner, Chair, National Security/CFIUS Practice group, Washington, DC Office), Farhad Jalinous (Partner, National Security/CFIUS Practice group, Washington, DC Office), and Christopher R. Brewster (Counsel, National Security/CFIUS Practice group, Washington, DC Office), prepared the Classified Contracts/CFIUS/Exon Florio section of the American Bar Association's Best Practices in the "Best Practices in the Acquisition of a Government Contractor." manual. The manual examines the full range of issues in the acquisition process, including: the due diligence process and recommended scope of government contracts review; cost issues peculiar to government contracts; claims, disputes and bid protests; adequacy of the Target's government contracts compliance program; antitrust reviews and approvals; Exon-Florio approvals and the requirements of classified contracts; and anti-assignment statutes, novations, guarantees of performance and restructuring. Kaye Scholer associates Karalyn D. Meany (Associate, National Security/CFIUS Practice group, Washington, DC Office) and Keith Schomig (Associate, National Security/CFIUS Practice group, Washington, DC Office) also contributed to the publication.