New Contractor Audit Access Won't Lead To 'Fishing': DCAA

Law360, New York (February 7, 2013, 8:36 PM EST) -- The Defense Contract Audit Agency said Thursday that it won't go on fishing expeditions with its expanded requests for contractor internal audit reports, saying that it has put strict guidelines in place to ensure that the additional records are tied to specific, ongoing audits and risk assessments.

Under the 2013 National Defense Authorization Act, the DCAA is required to document its requests for access and contractors' responses to its requests, which will likely make requests for access more routine. The law instructs the DCAA to use...
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