Government Procurement: Understanding Buy American Requirements and the Berry Amendment (1 CCS Credit)
While the U.S. government generally is required to purchase goods of U.S. origin, foreign products may compete in the bidding process according to different modifications, exceptions and international trade agreement commitments. If you want to sell to the federal government but your products are partially or completely manufactured offshore, attend this webinar to learn how to take advantage of the following programs.
Buy American Act and Trade Agreements Act
- differing definitions of origin
- commercial off-the-shelf exception
- TAA threshold levels
- Customs rulings
Buy America – Transportation Department
- requirements for infrastructure
- requirements for rolling stock
Berry Amendment for Defense Articles
- simplified acquisition threshold
DONNA L. BADE is a member of Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A., and manages the firm’s Chicago office. She focuses her practice on import and export trade law, trade regulations and customs law, regulatory law and transportation law.
Nicole A. Kehoskie is an Associate with Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A., resident in the Chicago office. Her practice is focused on import and export trade law. With regard to Ms. Kehoskie’s U.S. Government Procurement practice, Ms. Kehoskie assists clients in qualifying for government procurement contracts, including determining product eligibility according to the Buy American Act, Trade Agreements Act, and Buy America regulations. Ms. Kehoskie also determines the applicability of the Federal Acquisition Regulations, the various Free Trade Agreements, the WTO’s Government Procurement Agreement, and specific agency rules as part of implementing government procurement compliance.