Legislation and Regulations

Today, DoD, NASA, and GSA proposed to amend the FAR’s Personal Conflicts of Interest rule in a way that will dramatically expand the number of covered contractor employees . The current rule is limited to contractor employees who perform an acquisition function closely associated with inherently governmental functions. The proposed revised rule would expand the definition to apply (i) to personnel who perform a function closely associated with inherently government functions and (ii) to employees who perform under personal services contracts. This expansion of the number of contractor employees subject to the rule increases a contractor’s compliance obligations and risk.
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