What Will the Government Do With Your Confidential Pricing Information Once You Enter Into A Federal Contract?

By Patricia H. Becker
October 04, 2005
It comes as no surprise that doing business with the federal government raises many unique business and legal considerations. For instance, although a company and its employees can be fined and/or prosecuted for disclosing any of the government’s “secrets,” the government may not be equally protective of contractors’ trade secrets. In fact, the government may consider itself obligated to disclose companies’ secrets, even to competitors....