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Alston & Bird Team Returns to D.C. for Thomson Reuters Government Contracts Year-in-Review Conference

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The Alston & Bird Government Contracts team is excited to be gathered again for the annual Thomson Reuters Government Contracts Year-in-Review Conference in Washington, D.C. this week. The conference takes place at the Omni Shoreham Hotel, which, for the next few days, will feature a robust discussion of government contracting issues and recent developments for the hundreds of attorneys, executives, and government officials in attendance. We are looking forward to connecting with colleagues, clients, and friends from around the country! [...]Read more

Are the Stars Aligning for a Major Shakeup of the TAA Domestic Preference Regime?

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Domestic sourcing policies may soon see a major shakeup after a one-two punch this past week from the Trump Administration and U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. First, earlier this month, government officials circulated plans for the Trump Administration to issue an Executive Order threatening the U.S.’s withdrawal from the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) Government Procurement Agreement (GPA) unless undisclosed changes favored by the Administration are made. The WTO GPA provides the baseline of international participation in government procurements around the globe, with signatories [...]Read more

Alston & Bird Team Headed to D.C. for the Thomson Reuters Government Contracts Year-in-Review Conference

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The Alston & Bird Government Contracts team is excited to be at the annual Thomson Reuters Government Contracts Year-in-Review Conference in Washington, D.C. this week.  The conference is being held at the Omni Shoreham Hotel which, for the next four days, will be the epicenter of government contracts discussions and debates. There will be hundreds of attorneys, executives, and government officials participating in expert briefings on the past year’s legal developments affecting government contracts.  This week will prove to be an excellent opportunity to connect with colleagues, clients, [...]Read more