Government Procurement News & Events

The Government Procurement Law Program hosts many events throughout the semester. Check back frequently for new events.

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Recent Event Videos

Conversation with Anne Rung and Robert A. Burton

As a part of the 2018 Javits-Wagner-O'Day Legal Symposium, a plenary session was held between Robert A. Burton, Partner at Crowell & Moring LLP, and Anne Rung, Government Sector Director at Amazon Business.

The Link Between Campaign Donations & Corruption Risk in Public Procurement

Dr. Mihaly Fazekas presented on the large-scale research project that collected data on over 17 million government contracts in 35 European countries and developed objective corruption proxies to support research and government accountability.

Conversation with the Dean - Mary Schapiro, JD ‘80

Blake D. Morant, Dean and Robert Kramer Research Professor of Law, recently sat down with Mary Schapiro, JD '80, Former Chair of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), to discuss her time at GW Law, her career, and her role in shifting financial regulations in the United States.

Newsletter

Government Procurement NewsletterSummer 2018 Government Procurement Perspectives

The Government Procurement newsletter contains program news, faculty highlights, and student achievements from the past semester.

Read the Summer 2018 Newsletter

 

 

 

Recent News

Mary Schapiro

Conversation with the Dean: Mary Schapiro

June 15, 2018
Ms. Schapiro, JD '80, Former Chair of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, discussed her time at GW Law and her role in shifting financial regulations in the United States.
2018 Education Award Ceremony

Government Procurement Program Wins Education Award

June 08, 2018
The 2018 Contract Management Education Award recognized the academic excellence offered by the Government Procurement Law program at GW Law.
Students with judges - Dentons Moot Court Competition

Students Showcase Advocacy Skills at Government Contracts Moot Court Competition

April 11, 2018
Practitioners who participated in early mooting and competition rounds declared the briefs and oral advocacy to be the best they had seen in the 18 years of the competition.

Past Events

Going Global: The China Factor

Join the Government Procurement Law Program, the Women's Bar Association of the District of Columbia, the International Law Forum, and the George

Foreign Government Contracting Seminar: Open Session

Join the Government Procurement Law Program as they host Professor Michal Kania, Silesian University, Poland, to discuss recent developments in European Un

A Law Student's Guide to the Public Contracts Field

Join GW Law and the American Bar Association Section of Public Contract Law Young Lawyers Committee as they host public contract attorneys who will share their professional development stories

The Role of Blockchain in International Development

Join the Government Procurement Law Program as they host Benedetta Audia, Corporate Legal Advisor and Head of Commercial and Institutional Law Practic

Innovation, Fearlessness, and Public Service in the Acquisition Field

Join the Government Procurement Law Program as they host Hon. Anne Brennan (Navy General Counsel), LTG Wendy Masiello (AF Ret., Former Dir.

Javits-Wagner-O'Day Act Legal Symposium

Join the Government Procurement Law Program for the 2018 Javits-Wagner-O'Day Act Legal Symposium.

The Link Between Campaign Donations & Corruption Risk in Public Procurement

Join the Government Procurement Law Program as they host a panel discussion on the link between campaign donations and corruption risk in public procuremen

Commemorating the Fortieth Anniversary of the Contract Disputes Act of 1978

This year's Board of Contract Appeals Bar Association and the George Washington University Law School Government Procurement Law Policy Colloquium will

Final Argument in the Dentons Government Contracts Moot Court Competition

Join the Government Procurement Law Program for the final arguments in the Dentons Government Contracts Moot Court Competition.

Conversation with the Dean: Mary Schapiro

Blake D. Morant, Dean and Robert Kramer Research Professor of Law, recently sat down with Mary Schapiro, JD '80, Former Chair of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), to discuss her time at GW Law, her career, and her role in shifting financial regulations in the United States.

Public Procurement: A Human Rights Perspective

Join the Government Procurement Law Program and International and Comparative Law Program for a conference on human rights issues arising in the context of public procurement, featuring panel discussions, a workshop for students, and a luncheon keynote by Justice Mbuyiseli Madlanga of the Constitutional Court of South Africa.

Emerging Issues In FCPA Enforcement

A one-day CLE conference will address cutting-edge FCPA issues, including the emerging legal issues in multi-jurisdictional enforcement actions, improving efficiency and cutting costs in internal

Fight, Flight, or Communicate

Join the Government Procurement Law Program in a collaborative discussion on how to put an end to that. Attendees will have an opportunity to practice their calm response as well workshop different scenarios to be sure they are armed with the best communication tactic possible should a need arise.

Government Contracts Luncheon

Join the Government Procurement Law Program during our Annual Alumni & Friends Luncheon at the conclusion of the West Government Contrac

Sovereignty: The Race to Regulate, Putting Consumers First as Communication Technology Emerges

Join The George Washington University Law School's Federal Communications Law Journal at its 2nd Annual Symposium. The title this year is Sovereignty: The Race to Regulate, P

Outreach Oral Argument—Navy-Marine Corps Court of Criminal Appeals

Join the GW Law Military Law Society as they host the United States Navy-Marine Corps Court of Criminal Appeals for an oral argument on United States v.

5th Annual Women in Government Contracts Lawyers Reception

Join the GW Law Women in Government Contracts Group as they co-host a networking reception during the West Government Contracts Year-in-Review Conference.

International Perspectives on Public Procurement Law

Join the GW Law Government Procurement Law Program and the International Procurement Committees of the American Bar Association for a colloq

Constitutional Coup: Privatization's Threat to the American Public

Join the Government Procurement Law Program as they host UCLA Professor Jon Michaels to discuss his new book, Constitutional Coup: Privatization

A Special Event with the Honorable Makan Delrahim, JD '95

Join the Chabad GW, together with the Antitrust Law Association and the Jewish Law Students Association as they host the Honorable Makan Delrahim, JD '95, Assistant Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division.

Compliance and Debarment in the European Union

Join the Government Procurement Law Program as they host a web discussion between GW Law Professor Christopher R.

Was It All That Bad? U.S. Federal Antitrust Policy Since 1980

A substantial body of modern academic and popular commentary argues that US federal antitrust policy since the 1970s failed badly by tolerating significant increases in concentration, including the

The Role of the EU Court of Justice in EU Procurement Law

Join the Government Procurement Law Program as they host Christopher Vajda, a UK barrister and judge, for a discussion of the Court of Justice

A Conversation with Angela Styles

Join the Public Contract Law Journal and the Government Procurement Law Program for a conversation with Angela Styles, Chair and Partner at Crowell & M

Government Procurement Career Panel

Attorneys from the General Counsel's offices at major corporations, law firms, and government will share experiences about how they forged diverse and fulfilling career paths in the field of go

The Other Shoe Drops: European Defense Protectionism?

Join European practitioners Roland Stein (Blomstein, Berlin), Michael Bowsher QC (Monckton Chambers/King's College, London), and Johannes Schnitzer (SchnitzerLaw, Vienna) to discuss the Europea

Understanding the Fundamentals of Offsets Arising in International Procurement Contracts

Join the ABA Section of Public Contract Law as they present a joint meeting between the International Procurement Committee and GW Law.

Federal Procurement Under the Trump Administration

President Trump's election has engendered a great deal of debate among all stake-holders in the Federal procurement process.

The Public Contract Law Journal Hosts the Hon. Jimmie Reyna

Join the Public Contract Law Journal, the Government Procurement Law Program, and the Young Lawyers Section of the Public Contract Law Section of

2017 Government Contracts Luncheon

Join the Government Procurement Law Program for our Annual Alumni & Friends Luncheon at the conclusion of the West Government Contracts Year in Review

International Procurement Markets: What's Next?

Join Government Procurement Law Program as they host a live webcast featuring a panel of experts from around the world to discuss the latest developments in international procurement, and how

Understanding UN Procurement

Join the Government Procurement Law Program as they host Benedetta Audia from UNOPS/Copenhagen.

Women in Government Contracting: A Conversation with Sandy Fenske

Join the Government Procurement Law Program and The Public Contract Law Journal, in conjunction with the Government Contracts

Live from King's College London: Opening Transatlantic Procurement Markets

Join the Government Procurement Law Program for their annual academic conference with international experts on transatlantic procurement issues, co-sponsor

2016 Government Contracts Luncheon

Join the Government Procurement Law Program and the GW Law Alumni Association for their Annual Alumni & Friends Luncheon at the conclusion of the West Government Contracts Year in Review Confer

Consolidating Federal Information Technology Procurement

Join the Government Procurement Law Program and the Master of Sciences in Government Contracting Program as they host the Honorable Anne Rung, Administrator of the Office of Federal Procurement Pol

Sustainable Public Procurement: An International Perspective

Join the Government Procurement Law Program and the Embassy of Sweden, in cooperation with PubKLaw, as they host Ardalan Shekarabi, Minister for Public Adm

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 d

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.