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SIA provides analysis of rules related to NDAA

August 21, 2019Paul Ragusa, Editor

If you're part of the security industry, there's little doubt you haven't heard about the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) rule announced last week that started the ball rolling on the prohibition to procure certain Chinese telecommunications and video surveillance equipment. The key word here is “certain,” meaning not all equipment is part of the rule, and security contractors are left scrambling trying to figure out exactly what to do. The Security Industry Association (SIA) jumped...

NDAA Procurement Ban, SIA


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On The Editor's Desk

Regulation implementing NDAA procurement ban announced

August 14, 2019Paul Ragusa, Editor

On Tuesday, Aug. 13, the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) rule implementing the first subsection of the procurement prohibition on certain Chinese telecommunications and video surveillance equipment was announced. Notably, the rule covers only the provision of the fiscal year 2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) Section 889 set to go into effect one year following enactment — subsection (a)(1)(A) relating to direct government procurement of covered equipment and services. The...

Morrison & Foerster, NDAA Procurement Ban, Section 889, SIA


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