Tag Archives: Sheppard Mullin

Mehul Sanghani: Octo-Sevatec Merger Aims to Establish ‘Pure Play’ Federal IT Services Provider

Mehul Sanghani founder and CEO Octo

Reston, Virginia-based information technology contractor Octo has merged with software development firm Sevatec in a deal of an undisclosed sum to create a combined entity that will focus on helping federal government customers to address IT modernization goals. Baird and Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman served as Sevatec's financial and legal advisers on the transaction, respectively, while Sheppard Mullin acted as Octo's legal adviser.

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Does “Buy American” Apply To Me? Your Four-Step Guide

It’s been over a year since President Obama signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) into law.  One of its key components is a “Buy American” requirement, requiring domestic “iron, steel or manufactured goods” to be used in ARRA-funded projects (ARRA section 1605), which has proven to be a …

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