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Understanding and Preparing for the new DOJ Procurement Collusion Strike Force

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Thursday, December 12, 2019
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM ET
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM CT
09:00 AM - 10:00 AM PT

The US Department of Justice announced the formation of the Procurement Collusion Strike Force (PCSF) as part of a “coordinated national response to combat antitrust crimes and related schemes in government procurement, grant, and program funding at all levels of government.”  This webinar will review the significance of this announcement, the unique criminal and civil tools the Strike Force may use, and steps that companies can take to mitigate risks or respond to criminal and civil enforcement actions.

TOPICS INCLUDE:

  • The impact and significance of the Procurement Collusion Strike Force
  • Enforcement tools and criminal and civil enforcement statutes
  • Red flags and indicators of collusion
  • Recent case examples and lessons
  • How to respond after detecting potential collusion including under the Antitrust Leniency Program
  • False Claims Act implications
  • Examples of prior qui tam enforcement
  • Responding to subpoenas and CIDs and preparing for a criminal or civil investigation
  • Steps companies can take now to mitigate potential exposure

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