How Chinese Telecom Ban Should Affect Prototype “Other Transactions”


01 Sep 2020
Reprinted with permission.

Tina Reynolds, Charles Capito, and Locke Bell authored an article for Law360 covering how recent regulations implementing a statutory ban on the use of certain Chinese telecommunications equipment and services have affected the government contracting industry.

“Just as contractors are working furiously to determine the prohibition’s reach into their supply chains, federal agencies are experiencing similar struggles within their own acquisition programs,” the authors wrote. “This has raised an interesting question: Do these new requirements apply to other transaction agreements, in particular the U.S. Department of Defense’s other transactions, or OTs, for prototyping projects?”

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