Tag Archives: DFARS

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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DoD Adds Performance-Based Payments Contract Clauses

On Monday, the Department of Defense is set to issue a final rule (DFARS Case 2011-D045) that amends the Defense Federal Acquisition Supplement to address performance-based payments. The rule provides detailed guidance and instructions on the use of the performance-based … Continue reading

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DoD Wants Information about Impact of Contracting Statutes

The Department of Defense is conducting an assessment to identify the impacts of contracting statutes on industry. Specifically, the Director of Defense Procurement and Acquisition Policy is soliciting public input to identify: particular impacts associated with specific contracting statutes; an … Continue reading

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Rules Enhance FAR and DFARS Whistleblower Protections

The Civilian Agency Acquisition Council and the Defense Acquisition Regulations Council have published a series of interim rules addressing statutory amendments that enhance whistleblower protections for federal government contractor and subcontractor employees. Four interim rules amend the Federal Acquisition Regulation … Continue reading

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DFARS Rule on Release of Proprietary Data

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But Tuesday is Cost Principles Day?! For those of you following for a while, usually on Tuesday I post another in the series on 31.205.  This week I have to mix it up a little because of pending rules coming … Continue reading

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DFARS Proposed Rule on Counterfeit Detection

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In today’s Federal Register, the DoD is proposing a few rules, but two in particular jumped out at me as something I should make sure my network knows are out there.  We will cover the DFARS proposed rule on Counterfeit … Continue reading

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The STEM Wilted Before it Had Time to Grow

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As reported in TOMORROW’s edition of the Federal Register, the DoD will be cancelling the STEM proposed rule.  I had reported on this proposed rule  about a month ago.  Additionally, I have noted a trend throughout government to push STEM … Continue reading

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