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Procurement Collusion Strike Force’s Focus on Detection Yielding New Investigations


By , and on Mar 10, 2020
Posted In Cartel Enforcement, DOJ Developments

On March 3, 2020, the American Bar Association (ABA) hosted a Q&A with two members of the Procurement Collusion Strike Force (PCSF)—Mark Grundvig, the Assistant Chief of the DOJ Antitrust Division’s Criminal II section, and Marcus Mills, Special Agent, Major Fraud Investigations Division, USPS Office of Inspector General. During the course of the Q&A, Mr....

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DOJ Set to Increase Scrutiny of Government Contractors with New Procurement Collusion Strike Force


By and on Nov 6, 2019
Posted In Cartel Enforcement, DOJ Developments

Government contractors should be aware that the Department of Justice (DOJ) is taking new steps to scrutinize public procurement. The DOJ Antitrust Division’s creation of the Procurement Collusion Strike Force (PCSF) means that government procurement enforcement will be a significant focus for the agency moving forward. Although the new strike force builds on past government-wide...

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Recent Indictments Demonstrate Increased Focus on Bid-Rigging in Government Procurements


By , , and on Jun 6, 2019
Posted In Cartel Enforcement, DOJ Developments

Companies involved in the government contracting industry should take note that the government is honing in on anticompetitive conduct affecting government procurements. The federal government has demonstrated an increased interest in this area, and companies should refresh and audit their compliance programs to avoid hefty civil and criminal penalties and potential prison terms for implicated...

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