FOIA and the Crying Contractor; Confidential Information or Substantial Competitive Harm
The Construction Lawyer, Vol. 32. No. 3, Summer 2012
30 Pages Posted: 18 Oct 2012
Date Written: July 1, 2012
This article is the first in a series that looks at FOIA and how it affects government contractors. The focus in this article is on disclosure of confidential commercial or financial information pursuant to a FOIA request by a competitor. In recent cases this exemption is referred to as “Exemption 4” or “substantial competitive harm” exemption.
Keywords: FOIA, Contractors, Construction Industry
JEL Classification: H59, L50
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