52.209-10 Prohibition on Contracting with Inverted Domestic Corporations.

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52.209-10 Prohibition on Contracting with Inverted Domestic Corporations.

52.209-10 Prohibition on Contracting with Inverted Domestic Corporations.

As prescribed in 9.108-5(b), insert the following clause:

Prohibition on Contracting with Inverted Domestic Corporations (Nov 2015)

  1. (a) Definitions. As used in this clause-

    “Inverted domestic corporation” means a foreign incorporated entity that meets the definition of an inverted domestic corporation under 6 U.S.C. 395(b), applied in accordance with the rules and definitions of 6 U.S.C. 395(c).

    “Subsidiary” means an entity in which more than 50 percent of the entity is owned-

    1. (1) Directly by a parent corporation; or

    2. (2) Through another subsidiary of a parent corporation.

  2. (b) If the contractor reorganizes as an inverted domestic corporation or becomes a subsidiary of an inverted domestic corporation at any time during the period of performance of this contract, the Government may be prohibited from paying for Contractor activities performed after the date when it becomes an inverted domestic corporation or subsidiary. The Government may seek any available remedies in the event the Contractor fails to perform in accordance with the terms and conditions of the contract as a result of Government action under this clause.

  3. (c) Exceptions to this prohibition are located at 9.108-2.

  4. (d) In the event the Contractor becomes either an inverted domestic corporation, or a subsidiary of an inverted domestic corporation during contract performance, the Contractor shall give written notice to the Contracting Officer within five business days from the date of the inversion event.

(End of clause)