FAR DFARS Compliance Checklist

Government Contract Compliance

All States – Nationwide Practice

FAR DFARS Compliance ChecklistFAR DFARS Compliance Checklist. Consultant and Attorneys Specializing in Government Contracts. Government Contract Compliance

FAR DFARS Compliance Checklist. Get needed consultant and lawyer help with FAR DFARS Defense & Civilian Federal Contract Compliance. We can help you to solve problems and avoid costly mistakes. Prompt, affordable law firm services.  We can also assist you with Overseas U.S. Government contracts.

FAR DFARS Compliance Checklist

Jeffrey Giancola, the Principal, is a cum laude graduate of Columbia University and received his law degree from the University of Virginia. He is a member of the State of  Maryland Bar and has 30 years of experience in the Government procurement field. This firm focuses exclusively on U.S. Federal Government contract matters and has a nationwide practice. We can also assist with overseas U.S. Government contracts. Small Business Government contracting lawyers.


PLEASE NOTE: This firm has senior acquisition consultants that can help perform the services described below under the supervision of Mr. Giancola (an attorney). The hourly rate for these consultants is very reasonable and is significantly lower than our attorney rates. This results in meaningful overall cost savings for our clients.


dfars compliance checklistFAR DFARS Compliance Checklist – 10 Things You Must Understand Now:

1. FAR DFARS Government Contract Compliance: Clauses – Representations & Certifications – Subcontracting – Government-Furnished Property (GFP) Compliance Checklist – Environment – Key Personnel – SAM & CPARS Past Performance – Service Contract Act & Davis-Bacon Act – Labor Laws – Buy American Act – Export Controls – Security – Cost Allowability – DCAA audits – Cost & Price Analysis (FAR Part 15) – Conflicts of Interest (OCI & PCI) – Help Dealing with Contracting Officers, Contracting Officer’s Representatives (CORs), and the Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) – Help dealing with allegations of Government Contract Fraud (a very serious matter);

2. Compliance with DFARS 252.204-7012: 

Per DFARS 252.204-7012 (first published in 2015), all DoD contractors and subcontractors are required to:

     a. Safeguard covered defense information

     b. Report cyber incidents

     c. Submit malicious software

     d. Facilitate damage

The first requirement – safeguard covered defense information – is the most time-consuming and costly of the four compliance items. It is implemented via National Institute and Standard (NIST) Special Publication 800-171 and includes the following elements:

Access Control – Awareness and Training – Audit and Accountability – Configuration Management – Identification and Authentication – Incident Response – Maintenance – Media Protection – Personnel Security – Physical Protection – Risk Assessment – Security Assessment – System and Communications Protection – System and Information Integrity.

See also:

DFARS 252.204-7000 Disclosure of Information

DPC Defense Pricing & Contracting

3. Help Managing Your Government Contract: Help dealing with the Government Contracting Officers (COs) and CORs. Actionable Advice on Modifications (Mods), including Requests for Equitable Adjustment (REAs), Scope issues, Constructive Changes, Defective Specs, Interference & Failure to Cooperate, Improper Technical Direction, Accelerations, and Delays & Disruptions (including from the COVID Epidemic);

4. Help Managing Your Government Contract: Actionable Advice on such matters as Stop-Work Orders (SWO), Suspension of Work, Cure and Show Cause Notices, Termination for Convenience (T4C) and Default/Cause (T4D), Delays & Disruptions, Invoices and Prompt Payment, Reports, Subcontracting, Labor laws, Government Property (GFP), Disputes & Government Contract Claims, and Closeout;

5. Termination for Default or Cause – TFD – Cure Notice vs Letter of Concern:

This is a serious legal matter that requires immediate attention.  Contact an experienced Termination for Default lawyer HERE now: TERMINATION FOR DEFAULT LAWYER.

6. Termination for Convenience of the Government – TFC:

This is a serious legal matter that requires immediate attention.  Contact an experienced Termination for Convenience lawyer HERE now: TERMINATION FOR CONVENIENCE LAWYER.

7. Expert Opinions on the Merits of Potential SBA and GAO Bid Protests, Disputes, and Claims; Assistance with same. SBA Bid Protest lawyer. GAO bid protest lawyer.

8. Help Negotiating Prime Contracts and Subcontracts, to include FAR & DFARS Compliance Checklist, Subcontract Flow- Down T&Cs, Subcontracting Plans, and Teaming Arrangements/Joint Ventures; and

9. Assistance with CPARS  Unfair Past Performance Evaluations and Small Business Subcontracting Plan Compliance.

10. Procurement Fraud Lawyer. This is a very serious matter. Please contact me immediately.

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Links to FAR DFARS Government Contracts Compliance Checklist Resources:

* What is the Federal Acquisition Regulation – The FAR?

The Federal Acquisition Regulation – The FAR

* Should You Hire a Government Contracts Lawyer?

What to do if You Need a Government Contracts Lawyer

* Have You Received a FAR Cure Notice or a Show Cause Letter from the Government?

Cure Notice – Show Cause Notice – Letter of Concern

* Do You Need an Overseas Government Contractor Lawyer?

Overseas Government Contractor Lawyer

* Have you Been Accused of Government Procurement FRAUD?

Click Here to Contact a Government Contract Fraud Lawyer Immediately

* Download the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) & DFARS Now


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