Tips For Foreign Cos. Eyeing US Gov't Contracts

Law360, New York (October 4, 2010, 2:43 PM EDT) -- Foreign companies looking to win a prized contract with the U.S. government have many reasons to be intimidated, including bulky regulations that govern the contracting process and disadvantageous trade preferences.

Such barriers, combined with an increasing political sentiment that favors American companies could make even the most talented foreign competitor think twice about dipping its toes in the U.S. government contracts pool, which was worth $588 billion in 2009.

But government contracts lawyers say the barriers are surmountable, and a company committed to learning and understanding...
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