Trade and Manufacturing Monitor

News and insight from our international trade practice group
Topic: Buy America

Bid Protests: A Buy American Enforcement Tool, At Least Sometimes

For nearly a century, “Buy American” provisions and similar laws have mandated or otherwise instituted purchasing preferences for U.S. materials and products when using federally-appropriated funds. Recently, these…

COVID-19 Accountability Act - New Potential Sanctions on China

Earlier this week, the COVID-19 Accountability Act was introduced in the Senate and the House by Rep. Senator Lindsey Graham and Rep. Doug Collins respectively. While the text of the draft legislation is not yet…