The United States Department of Justice,
A Massachusetts man was sentenced today to 37 months in prison for importing thousands of counterfeit integrated circuits (ICs) from China and Hong Kong and reselling them to U.S. customers, including contractors supplying them to the U.S. Navy for use in nuclear submarines.
JD Supra Business Advisor, Wendell Bartnick, Mark Fitzgerald, Tonia Klausner, Don Vieira
The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) recently published an interim rule amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS). The interim rule, effective August 26, 2015, focuses on two issues.
Electronics Purchasing Strategies, Russ Arensman
Authorized distributors have had more than a year now to come to terms with the SAE Aerospace 6496 standard for dealing with fraudulent and counterfeit electronic components, and there appears to be growing acceptance and support for the standard, at least among U.S. companies.
Electronics Purchasing Strategies, Lisa Cairns
This month, Verical.Connect and EPS have taken a very close and important look at the cornerstones of quality and anti-counterfeiting strategies in the semiconductor and electronics supply chain. Sourcing and procurement have grown, expanded, and decidedly matured in terms of business operations/processes as well as the role that these departments play in the corporation.