How FAR And DFARS Whistleblower Protections Have Changed

Law360, New York (November 21, 2013, 8:18 PM EST) -- Many federal contractors and subcontractors are now, or soon will be, required to comply with broad new whistleblower protections as part of their federal contracts and subcontracts. On Sept. 30, 2013, the federal government issued two new interim rules, effective immediately, which implement the whistleblower protections passed in the National Defense Authorization Act (Pub. L. 112-239, enacted Jan. 2, 2013), as codified in amendments to 41 U.S.C. § 4712 and 10 U.S.C. § 2409.

The new whistleblower protections apply to all solicitations and contracts that exceed...
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