Foley Government Procurement Partner David Ralston and Senior Counsel Frank Murray discussed compliance with the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act’s “Buy American” provisions, including compliance obligations, certification demands, and liability implications.
Buy American requirements for construction companies on government contracts to procure domestic construction materials
Specific federal procurement regulations implementing the Buy American requirement at the federal level
Office of Management and Budget guidance and federal agency regulations implementing the requirement at the state and local levels through Recovery Act grant conditions
The Buy American certifications imposed on prime contractors of Recovery Act-funded projects, and whether firms should complete the certification
Recent amendments to the False Claims Act and how Buy American violations will likely entail False Claims Act exposure