Lessons For Gov't Contractors Amid Increased Antitrust Risk
By Rachel Guy and James McGinnis (May 18, 2022, 6:11 PM EDT) -- The Procurement Collusion Strike Force is ramping up enforcement pressures against government contractors and demonstrating its commitment to bringing violators to court.
Successful efforts by the strike force to increase national enforcement capabilities are playing out in a number of indictments.
Government contractors are particularly susceptible to antitrust risks because they are part of typically small procurement markets and often do business with foreign nationals who either do not understand U.S. antitrust laws, or do not care.
For that reason, government contractors should waste no time in fortifying their compliance programs with the lessons revealed in the strike force's recent scrutiny...
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