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Publications: Supply Chain Assurance and Cyber Security

View From RJO: A Standards-Based Way To Avoid Counterfeit Electronic Parts (PDF) Bloomberg BNA Federal Contracts Report, 102 FCR 540, Nov. 4, 2014, by Robert S. Metzger

You Don't Have To Report Counterfeits To DOD IG (PDF) Government Contracts, Aerospace & Defense and Public Policy, Oct. 6, 2014, by Robert S. Metzger

Legislating Supply Chain Assurance: How the Aerospace Industry Can Conform to Section 818 and the new DFARS (PDF) SAE 2014 Aerospace Systems and Technology Conference, Sept. 24, 2014, by Robert S. Metzger

New Rule Addresses Supply Chain Assurance (PDF) National Defense, NDIA's Business and Technology Magazine, in which Bob Metzger has contributed a column in the "Ethics Corner" of the October 2014 issue

Making the Best of the Final DFARS re Counterfeit Parts (PDF) Insight ERAI Quarterly Newsletter, Q2, 2014, by Robert S. Metzger

Public Meeting: Detection & Avoidance of Counterfeit Electronic Parts - Further Implementation (PDF) DFAR Case 2012-D055, Final Rule 79 Fed. Reg. 26092, June 16, 2014, by Robert S. Metzger

The New DFARS Rule: Compliance and Business Risks (PDF) Presentation, June 16, 2014, by Robert S. Metzger

DOD Following Up on Counterfeit Parts Rule With Public Meetings on Next Steps (PDF) Bloomberg BNA Federal Contracts Report, 101 FCR 578, May 20, 2014, by Robert S. Metzger

Supply Chain Security: Initiatives to Defend Against the Threats of Counterfeit Parts, IPC APEX Expo 2014, March 26, 2014, Video interview featuring Mark Northrup of IEC Electronics, by Robert S. Metzger

Convergence of Counterfeit and Cyber Threats: Understanding New Rules on Supply Chain Risk, Bloomberg BNA Federal Contracts Report, 101 FCR, Feb. 18, 2014, by Robert S. Metzger

New DOD Cybersecurity Program Expected To Significantly Affect IT Contractors, Bloomberg BNA Federal Contracts Report, 100 FCR 472, in which Bob Metzger is quoted on supply chain rules, Nov. 19, 2013

Robert S. Metzger provided Comments to DFARS Proposed Rule (Detection and Avoidance of Counterfeit Electronic Parts) now published as part of the rule-making record, Case 2012-D055, at http://www.regulations.gov/#!documentDetail;D=DARS-2013-0014-0047. A nationally-recognized expert in supply chain security and counterfeit parts prevention, Bob also is a Vice-Chair of the Supply Chain Committee of TechAmerica, a leading technology trade association. In that role, Bob assisted in preparing the Comments submitted by CODSIA (the Council of Defense and Space Industries) on the Proposed Rule, available at http://www.regulations.gov/#!documentDetail;D=DARS-2013-0014-0048, June 28, 2013

DoD's New Supply Chain Measures The Counterfeit Prevention Policy (DoDI 4140.67) and Proposed DFAR (Detection & Avoidance of Counterfeit Electronic Parts) (PDF) Presented to SMTA/CALCE Symposium, College Park, MD, June 25, 2013, by Robert S. Metzger

DOD Counterfeit Parts Rule – So Little After So Long (PDF) Law 360, June 2013, by Robert S. Metzger

New DOD Counterfeit Prevention Policy: Resolves Responsibilities Within DOD But Leaves Many Contractor Questions Unresolved, (PDF) Federal Contracts Report, a publication of Bloomberg BNA, May 15, 2013, by Robert S. Metzger

An Appraisal of Select Provisions of the FY 2013 National Defense Authorization Act (PDF) Federal Contracts Report, 97 FCR 27, by The Bureau of National Affairs, Inc., January 8, 2013, authored by Robert S. Metzger

DoD Counterfeit Parts Rule: What Result When That Butterfly Beats Its Wings? (PDF) Service Contractor, by Professional Services Council, September 2012, by Robert S. Metzger, Patricia A. Meagher and Jeffery M. Chiow

Counterfeit Electronic Parts: What to Do Before The Regulations (and Regulators) Come? (Part 2) (PDFP Federal Contracts Report, Vol. 97, by The Bureau of National Affairs, Inc., August 21, 2012, authored by Robert S. Metzger

Legislating Supply Chain Assurance: Examination of Section 818 of the FY 2012 NDAA (PDF) The Procurement Lawyer, Section of Public Contract Law, ABA, Vol. 47, No. 4 - Summer 2012, by Robert S. Metzger and Jeffrey M. Chiow

Counterfeit Electronic Parts: What to Do Before The Regulations (and Regulators) Come? (Part 1) (PDF) Federal Contracts Report, Vol. 97, by The Bureau of National Affairs, Inc., June 21, 2012, co-authored by Robert S. Metzger and Jeffrey M. Chiow

Counterfeit Parts Report - A Guide For Contractors, DoD Law 360: Expert Analysis, May 24, 2012, by Robert S. Metzger and Jeffrey M. Chiow

Counterfeit Parts in DoD's Supply Chain: TechAmerica Webinar on Section 818 of 2012 NDAA (PDF) April 16, 2012 by Robert S. Metzger and Jeffrey M. Chiow

Counterfeit Parts in DoD's Supply Chain (PDF) ABA Public Contract Law Section, Emerging Issues Committee Presentation April 10, 2012 by Jeffery M. Chiow




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