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Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement: Proposed Rule Change Adds New Requirements for Contractors’ Business Systems

On July 15, 2014, the Defense Procurement and Acquisition Policy (DPAP) issued DFARS Case 2012-D042, a proposed rule adding new requirements for applicable contractors to annually self-assess their estimating systems, accounting systems, and material management accounting systems (MMAS) in accordance with DFARS 252.215-7002, 252.242-7006, and 252.242-7004, respectively.

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DCAA Access to Contractor Employees

On July 30, 2013, the Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) issued a Memorandum for Regional Directors (MRD) (13-PPS-015(R)) addressing the recent debate over auditors’ access to contractor employees. While DCAA continues to maintain that access to contractor employees is essential for its audit activities, many contractors are pushing back, arguing that FAR Part 52.215-2 grants DCAA access to records but not necessarily employees.

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