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This webinar will highlight changes in the counterfeit electronic parts regulatory framework since its introduction in 2014.

In response to statutory requirements promulgated in NDAA FY's 2015 and 2016 further implementing Sec. 818 of NDAA 2012, DoD published final and proposed rules requiring Contractors and Subcontractors, large and small, to enhance internal policies, procedures and purchasing activities to further mitigate the risk of counterfeit parts including commercial items, from entering the supply chain.

This webinar will also discuss the new audit and approval responsibilities of Contracting Officers for contractor approved suppliers.

This program is not available for CLE, CPE, CLP or other credits as a live program.
About Our Presenter ...
Dean Vanek, Principal
GCL Group, Chartered

PictureDean Vanek is a Principal of GCL Group, Chartered, a Chicago based law firm concentrating in government procurement law.  Dean has over 20 years of experience representing clients in government contracts, grants, anti-corruption compliance, export control and cross border transactions. Dean’s practice focuses on advising clients regarding compliance under the Federal Acquisition Regulations, the Defense FAR Supplement, GSA Acquisition Manual and a host of other Agency supplements, procurement regulations and statutes.  

Dean’s experience includes Protests, Cost or Pricing issues, CFIUS reviews, internal compliance audits, Foreign Military Sales and Foreign Military Funded contracting activities.  Dean has created and implemented a number of internal procurement, purchasing and export control compliance programs for clients, and he has a keen interest in supply chain matters.  

During his career Dean has had the pleasure as serving as in-house counsel for major defense contractors such as Northrop Grumman and Navistar Defense, as well as representing a vast number of small to medium size publicly traded and privately held government contractors. With a practical and business orientated approach, Dean is well suited to advise clients on their compliance activities related to the myriad of rules and regulations governing their activities with government agencies.