The Changing Conflict-Of-Interest Regs For Contractors
July 11, 2012, 6:03 PM EDT
Law360, New York (July 11, 2012, 6:03 PM EDT) -- In recent years, Congress has taken significant steps to increase the regulatory oversight of federal contracting, including, specifically, with regard to conflict-of-interest issues. Aiming to bolster personal and organizational conflict-of-interest rules, recently Congress passed legislation requiring review and amendment of both the Federal Acquisition Regulation and the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement.
On Oct. 14, 2008, Congress passed the Duncan Hunter National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2009. Section 841 of the NDAA required the development of standard policies preventing personal conflicts of interest by...