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Department of Defense’s final Business Systems Rule includes some minor changes but retains the withholding framework deemed problematic by industry

29 February 2012

Government Contracts Alert

On 24 February 2011, the Department of Defense (DOD) issued its long-awaited final rule to govern contractor business systems.1 The final rule, which took effect immediately, is the fourth version of the Business Systems Rule that DOD has published within the past 26 months, following an initial 10 January 2010 proposed rule, a 3 December 2010 revised proposed rule, and a 18 May 2011 interim rule with a request for comments.2 During DOD’s extended rulemaking process, the rule created considerable controversy and generated extensive public comments, and Congress intervened by mandating, through the Fiscal Year (FY) 2011 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), that DOD take steps to improve contractor business systems.

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