Category Archives: DFARS

DoD Seeks Input on Implementation of NDAA FY 2018 in DFARS

A Department of Defense notice announces an early engagement opportunity regarding implementation of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 (PL 115-91) within the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement. The public is invited to submit early inputs on … Continue reading

Posted in Compliance, DFARS, General | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Section 809 Panel Issues Volume I of Final Report

The Section 809 Panel, the Department of Defense’s advisory panel on streamlining and codifying acquisition regulations, issued Volume I of its Final Report. The report contains recommendations to update DoD’s process for acquiring information technology business systems, streamline auditing requirements, … Continue reading

Posted in Compliance, DFARS, FAR, General, Small Business | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Section 809 Panel Issues Volume I of Final Report

DoD Seeks Comments on Removal of DFARS Contract Clauses

The Department of Defense is seeking input on Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement solicitation provisions and contract clauses that may be appropriate for repeal, replacement, or modification. Executive Order 13777, Enforcing the Regulatory Reform Agenda, issued February 24, 2017, directed … Continue reading

Posted in DFARS, Regulations | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on DoD Seeks Comments on Removal of DFARS Contract Clauses

2017 NDAA Creates New Defense CAS Board

The National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017 (PL 114-328) establishes a new Cost Accounting Standards Board specific to the Department of Defense. Section 820 of the NDAA adds 10 USC 190 to create a seven-member panel chaired by … Continue reading

Posted in Compliance, Cost Principles, DFARS, FAR | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on 2017 NDAA Creates New Defense CAS Board

DFARS Rule Clarifies Allowability of Costs Related to Counterfeit Electronic Parts

The Department of Defense has finalized its proposed rule addressing the allowability of costs of counterfeit electronic parts or suspect counterfeit electronic parts and the cost of rework or corrective action. The final rule in DFARS Case 2016-D004 amends the … Continue reading

Posted in Compliance, Cost Principles, DFARS, Regulations | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on DFARS Rule Clarifies Allowability of Costs Related to Counterfeit Electronic Parts

DFARS Rule on Use of Trusted Sources for Electronic Parts Finalized

The Department of Defense has finalized the rule in DFARS Case 2014-D005, Detection and Avoidance of Counterfeit Electronic Parts—Further Implementation, which addresses required sources of electronic parts for defense contractors and subcontractors. The new requirements are added at revised DFARS … Continue reading

Posted in Compliance, DFARS, Regulations | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off on DFARS Rule on Use of Trusted Sources for Electronic Parts Finalized

GAO Report Seeks Improvement in DoD Major System Acquisitions

A report issued by the Government Accountability Office, Joint Action Needed by DOD and Congress to Improve Outcomes, examines the acquisition of major defense systems and makes recommendations for improving the procurement processes of these systems. The report discusses: the … Continue reading

Posted in Compliance, DFARS, General, Government Accountability Office | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on GAO Report Seeks Improvement in DoD Major System Acquisitions
Page 1 of 41234