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March 2, 2012

After publishing our previous article on the preparedness of Maryland's Securities Division last week, we were finally contacted by the department and was able to get some answers about how the State was handling the upcoming rules change. We spoke with Melanie Senter Lubin, Securities Commissioner in the Securities Division at Maryland's Office of the Attorney General for our Q&A session.

February 3, 2012

Approximately 55 days left, before the March 30thdeadline for mid-size Investment Advisory firms to deregister with the SEC and register with their principal states.  In Part I, of our article, we spoke with the Associate Commissioner for Washington D.C’s Department of Insurance, Securities, and Banking (DISB).  

January 6, 2012

Can you tell us a little about yourself and your work at LCOR?

December 13, 2011
The D.C. area was a contender for the relocation but didn't make the short list

The highly watched Sears headquarters relocation is likely to be decided by the end of the year and with no move at all coming from the nation's fourth largest retailer.

September 14, 2011

CSC said that it has purchased what is claimed to be the largest pure-play software testing and quality management service provider in the world.

Falls Church-based Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) (NYSE: CSC), said that it has purchased what is claimed to be the largest pure-play software testing and quality management service provider in the world.

August 31, 2011

Harbor Market Kitchen embraces green-sustainable principles not only in the build out of the space but also the in its menu.

Sodexo Inc (PINK:SDXAY), with North American headquarters in Gaithersburg has partnered with the National Aquarium to open a new dining experience at the renowned aquatic center in Baltimore.

Sodexo will operate the Harbor Market Kitchen, the result of a newly renovated space at the Aquarium's primary eating room where over 1.4 Million visitors a year have patronized the café since its opening in 2005.

August 17, 2011

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), with headquarters in Falls Church, has moved deeper into the healthcare technology business with a signed agreement to acquire Vangent Holding Corp.

August 16, 2011

Herndon-based GTSI Corp. (NASDAQ: GTSI) has acquired privately held Information Systems Consulting Group, Inc. (InSysCo).

GTSI — a government contractor — bought InSysCo to help the company expand its operations in software and database development as well maintenance.

March 23, 2012

Sodexo, with North American headquarters in Gaithersburg, will begin to service an estimated 2 million visitors under a food service contract from the Smithsonian National Zoological Park in Washington, D.C.

The 10-year contract makes Sodexo, the National Zoo's new partner for providing foodservice. The company will work with Friends of the National Zoo (FONZ), offering café, concessions, catering services and new dining options at 22 sites throughout the National Zoo.

January 31, 2012

General Dynamics' (NYSE: GD) Armament and Technical Products business unit was given a contract by Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) for work on the F-35 Lightning II Gun System also known as GAU-22/A.

January 3, 2012

Fairfax-based ICF International (NASDAQ:ICFI) announced that it has completed the acquisition of Richmond, Va-based Ironworks Consulting L.L.C.

November 7, 2011
The company would be absorbed into General Dynamics Land Systems unit

Defense contractor General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) will pay a 31 percent premium for a Summerville, South Carolina firm that specializes in survivability products including armored vehicles.

Shareholders of both Falls Church-based General Dynamics and Force Protection, Inc. (NASDAQ: FRPT) have agreed to a purchase price of $5.52 per Force Protection shares which would come to approximate total of $360 million. The board of directors from both companies has already approved the deal.

October 24, 2011

SAIC will upgrade the 210 Reveal Imaging CT-80 systems to its successor, the CT-80DR.

The U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has awarded Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) (NYSE: SAI) a $25 million contract to upgrade security systems that detect explosives during checked baggage screenings.

October 24, 2011

Under the contract SAIC will support the United States Fleet Forces Command (USFF).

The United States Navy has Awarded Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) (NYSE: SAI) a prime single-award contract with a value of more than $42 million to support the United States Fleet Forces Command (USFF). The USFF supports the Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) and Combatant Commanders worldwide.

The six-month period of performance, four one-month options contract will allow SAIC to render operational and tactical support to the USFF and associated fleet commands.

October 10, 2011

The solar panel system is the final phase of a nearly 12,000 solar panel installation on six acres.

Salisbury-based Perdue Incorporated, the third largest poultry company in the United States, gathered with Maryland government officials to commemorate the completion of a 5,040-panel solar system at its corporate headquarters facility.

The solar panel system is the final phase of a nearly 12,000 solar panel installation on six acres. The system was constructed on site at the company's headquarters located in the county seat of Wicomico County.

September 26, 2011

The defense giant said the layoffs are part of the company's goal to increase operational efficiency.

Bethesda-based Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) said it will lay off 540 employees from its aeronautics division sites across the country.

The defense giant said the layoffs are part of the company's goal to increase operational efficiency. The greatest impact would be felt in Fort Worth, Tx., Marietta, Ga., as well as Palmdale, Ca.

Lockheed Martin employs about 28,000 people in its aeronautics division, the 540 position reduction would be about 2% of that workforce. Employees affected are expected to be moved out by December's end.

August 10, 2011

Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) (NYSE: CSC), announced that it increased revenue and new business awards in its first quarter fiscal 2012 ended July 1, 2011.

The technology company providing solutions to government and private industries said revenue totaled $4.03 Billion, a year-over-year increase from $3.91 Billion in the first quarter fiscal 2011.

July 21, 2011

Washington, D.C. based science and technology firm Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR)  said net income rose 23% to $449.6 Million for the second quarter ended July 1, 2011. Including earnings from discontinued operations the total was $648.7 Million in profit.

Revenue totaled $3.7 Billion a 15.5% increase over 2010 which delivered $3.2 Billion.

June 24, 2011

Qiagen N.V. with U.S. divisions in Germantown and Gaithersburg has extended an offer to purchase France based Ipsogen S.A.

Qiagen N.V. with U.S. divisions in Germantown and Gaithersburg has extended an offer to purchase France based Ipsogen S.A.

The exclusive negotiations include a 47% preliminary stake, afterwards, Qiagen plans to purchase the remaining shares in Ipsogen.

Ipsogen is a cancer profiler, the company develops tests that guide patients and doctors through mapping diseases. The purchase fits in with Qiagen which also develops tests in the form of sample and assay technologies which help biomedical researchers and companies process and isolate DNA, RNA and proteins.