Category Archives: DFARS

GAO Recommends DoD Release More Information on Specialty Metals Waivers

A report released by the Government Accountability Office (Specialty Metals: DOD Sissemination of National Security Waiver Information Could Enhance Awareness and Compliance with Restrictions. GAO-15-133, October 16) recommends that the Department of Defense disseminate non-sensitive information within DoD and its supplier-base on the … Continue reading

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DoD Holding Public Meeting on Proposed Business Systems Compliance Rule

In connection with today’s proposed DFARS rule, Business Systems Compliance, the Department of Defense is holding a public meeting. As explained in yesterday’s blog post, the DFARS Case 2012-D042 proposed rule would allow a contractor to demonstrate compliance with DFARS system criteria for accounting systems, estimating … Continue reading

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DoD Issuing New DFARS Business Systems Compliance Rule

The Department of Defense is issuing a proposed rule amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement addressing contractor accountability for adequate business systems. The rule, which appears in today’s advance Federal Register, would allow a contractor to demonstrate compliance with DFARS system criteria for accounting … Continue reading

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Changes Proposed for DFARS Specialty Metals Clause Flowdown

According to a notice in today’s advance Federal Register, the Department of Defense is proposing to amend the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement to clarify the flowdown requirements for DFARS 252.225-7009, Restriction on Acquisition of Certain Articles Containing Specialty Metals. … Continue reading

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DoD Holding Meeting on Counterfeit Electronic Parts Rule

The Department of Defense is hosting a public meeting to obtain the views of experts and interested parties in government and the private sector regarding further implementation of the requirement for detection and avoidance of counterfeit electronic parts. The meeting will … Continue reading

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DoD Finalizes Rule on Counterfeit Electronic Parts Detection

The Department of Defense will finalize its proposed rule to the Defense Federal Acquisition Supplement to add requirements for contractor counterfeit electronic part detection and avoidance systems. The DFARS Case 2012-D055 final rule, effective May 6, 2014, implements Section 818(c)(2), … Continue reading

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DoD Adds Requirements Contract Clause

On Monday, the Department of Defense is set to issue a final rule (DFARS Case 2012-D057) that amends the Defense Federal Acquisition Supplement to add a new contract clause, DFARS 252.216-7010, Requirements, and its alternate. The clause will be used … Continue reading

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