Tighter Rules for Conflicts of Interest
Kennedy, Laura K., National Defense
* This year, dramatic developments have changed the landscape for conflicts of interest in government contracting. The first-ever personal conflicts of interest (PCI] regulations were implemented by the Department of Treasury, and Congress enacted new organizational conflict of interest (OCIs) laws. These changes signal a new era of tighter rules governing actual and potential conflicts between the government and the contractor.
Historically, contractor employees have been free of the ethical safeguards imposed on federal employees, even when they both performed the same type of work. Congress looks to change that. In the Defense Authorization Act for fiscal 2009, Congress …
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Publication information: Article title: Tighter Rules for Conflicts of Interest. Contributors: Kennedy, Laura K. - Author. Magazine title: National Defense. Volume: 94. Issue: 670 Publication date: September 2009. Page number: 47. © 2009 National Defense Industrial Association. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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