A Comprehensive and Easy-to-Use Guide to the Federal Procurement Ethics Requirements!Revised to include recent changes in procurement ethics rules, such as the significant additions to the False Claims Act made by Congress in 2009, this book is a complete, all-in-one resource. This plain-English guide focuses on exactly what procurement professionals-both federal officials and contractor employees-need to know to be in compliance with the law and to conduct better business practices. Federal Procurement Ethics: The Complete Legal Guide, Revised Edition, provides comprehensive, easy-to-understand descriptions of all the ethics rules that procurement professionals in both government and the private sector need to follow. Summaries of recent and relevant court cases that illustrate the need for full compliance with procurement regulations are also included. ContentsThe Components of a Contractor's Ethics Program Applicability of the New Ethics Regulations Ethics Rules for Getting a Contract Ethics Rules for Administering Contracts Federal Employee Conduct Federal Laws about Contractor Conduct Fighting Fraud: Common Fraudulent ActivitiesAbout the AuthorTerrence M. O'Connor, LLM, has practiced government contract law for over 35 years. After 15 years as an attorney for the federal government, he entered private practice, focusing on litigation and teaching. He has tried more than 70 criminal jury cases and more than 30 civil/non-jury administrative hearings, including government contract claims before the U.S. Court of Federal Claims and various Boards of Contract Appeals. He is the co-author of the Federal Contracting Answer Book and the author of Understanding Government Contract Law. He also writes monthly columns on recent court, GAO, and BCA decisions in the Management Concepts monthly newsletter, Federal Acquisition Report.