Proposed FAR Rule Places Greater Responsibility on Contractors to Eliminate Personal Conflicts of Interest

Under the terms of a proposed FAR rule issued November 13, contractors that perform systems engineering and technical assistance ("SETA") type work for Government agencies soon will face enhanced obligations to prevent personal conflicts of interest on the part of their employees. The proposed rule applies to all contractors with covered employees who perform acquisition functions "closely associated with inherently Government functions" such as planning acquisitions, evaluating contract proposals, and awarding Government contracts.

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