New DoD Counterfeit Prevention Policy: Resolves Responsibilities Within DoD But Leaves Many Contractor Questions Unresolved — Robert S. Metzger

This new paper by Bob Metzger, of Rogers, Joseph O’Donnell, discusses DODI 4140.67. Bob compares the policy to NDAA2012§818 and the Kendall guidance memo, and presents observations on key responsibilities assigned to departments and DoD Components. …

New DoD Counterfeit Prevention Policy: Resolves Responsibilities Within DoD But Leaves Many Contractor Questions Unresolved

Bob observes the “receptive” rather than “prescriptive” nature of this new policy. DoD, however, did not extend this “receptive” approach to the proposed DFARS rule on “Detection and Avoidance of Counterfeit Electronic Parts”. Though this paper was prepared before the publication of the proposed DFARS rule, Bob’s observations are relevant and worthy of study.

Bob Metzger has written a number of other papers on supply chain security and counterfeit parts. He is also a member of The Task Force on Counterfeit Parts of the Committee on Acquisition Reform and Emerging Issues of the American Bar Association Section of Public Contract Law.

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