On September 30, 2016, the FAR Council issued a final rule removing the DoD-unique requirements for contractors performing private security functions outside the US. The final rule amends FAR §25.302 (Contractors performing private security functions outside the US) and the associated clause at FAR §52.225-26. The final rule also adds a definition of “full cooperation” in the FAR clause to affirm that the contract clause does not foreclose any contractor rights arising in the law, the FAR, or the terms of the contract when cooperating with any government-authorized investigation into incidents reported pursuant to the clause. The final rule will become effective on October 31, 2016. (81 Fed. Reg. 67,776, 09/30/16)