Upcoming Events

October 20, 2015
European Debarment: For Punishment or Procurement?

Join the Government Procurement Program for a special workshop on European public procurement law and practice, at which University of Maastricht Professor Sarah Schoenmaekers will discuss European approaches to debarment—how they differ from those in the United States, and how they may point the way forward for punishing corrupt contractors in world procurement markets. | 4-5 pm; STU201.

November 5, 2015
The Fight Against Corruption: A Report from Brazil

Brazil has been rocked by a series of scandals stemming from corruption in procurement, from Petrobras to the World Cup. Join the Government Procurement Law Program for a panel of distinguished Brazilian lawyers to discuss legal efforts to counter this wave of corruption, including important reforms in debarment, bid protests, criminal law and compliance.

November 12, 2015
This Year’s Defense Authorization Legislation: What You Need to Know

This year's National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) legislation includes a wealth of procurement reform measures, touching everything from commercial items to conflicts of interest to technical data rights. With the strong support of the Armed Services Committee chairmen, this year's legislation will change the face of federal procurement. Join the Government Procurement Law Program to discuss these issues and more.

Past Events

April 27, 2015

The United Kingdom’s Implementation of the New European Union Procurement Directives

April 21, 2015

Opening International Procurement Markets: Perspectives on Economics and the Law

November 18, 2014

Anti-Corruption Under the New European Procurement Directives: Compliance Challenges

November 4, 2014

Expanding Open Procurement Markets Under the World Trade Organization's Government Procurement Agreement: Brazil - A Case Study in Opening the BRICS

October 20, 2014

Discussion with Richard Whittle

May 13, 2014

The New WTO Government Procurement Agreement – Its Impact on World Procurement Markets 

February 27, 2014

The New Federal Grants Guidance: A Historic Shift

October 29, 2013

The New European Procurement Directives and Their Impact on the Global Procurement Market

October 22, 2013

Automatic Cross-Debarment: A Comparative Discussion 

July 12, 2013

The SUSPEND Act: Improving the Suspension and Debarment System?

March 13-14, 2013

Symposium on Competition and Procurement

April 11, 2011

Enforcement of Public Procurement Rules: Lessons from a Comparative Perspective

January 12, 2010

"One Nation Under Contract" with Allison Stranger

December 10, 2008

Contractor Compliance: New Rules in a Global Market

June 24, 2008

Practicing Procurement Law in Europe

May 19, 2008

The New Bid Protest Jurisdiction for Orders Under IDIQ Contracts

April 29, 2008

Contractor Compliance: Practical and Ethical Challenges

April 9, 2008

Buying Social Justice: An International Assessment of Socioeconomic Programs in Procurement

March 12, 2008

Integrity in the Defense Industry: Developments in Europe and Worldwide

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