The US DoJ announces measures to further its pursuit of antitrust and related crimes in government procurement and program funding

Just over a year after launching the Procurement Collusion Strike Force (“PCSF”), the U.S. Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division (“DOJ”) announced new measures to further its pursuit of antitrust and related crimes in government procurement, grant, and program funding. These changes expand the PCSF’s enforcement capacity and signal DOJ’s enduring—and intensifying—commitment to the PCSF’s mission. The PCSF has added 11 new national partners: the Department of Homeland Security Office of the Inspector General, the Air Force Office of Special Investigations, and nine new U.S. Attorneys. As a result, the growing PCSF coalition now includes 29 agencies and offices, including U.S. Attorneys in 22 federal judicial districts; the Federal Bureau of Investigation; and

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  • Covington & Burling (Washington)
  • Covington & Burling (Washington)
  • Covington & Burling (Washington)
  • Covington & Burling (Washington)

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Michael Pierce, Robert Chen, Mike Wagner, Ross A. Demain, The US DoJ announces measures to further its pursuit of antitrust and related crimes in government procurement and program funding, 12 November 2020, e-Competitions November 2020, Art. N° 99177

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