Procurement Collusion Strike Force and Implications for US Companies and Beyond

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On November 5, 2019, the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) announced the creation of a strike force, consisting of federal and state investigators and prosecutors, designed to target collusion in government procurement. This is the most recent joint law enforcement effort to combat antitrust crimes and related fraudulent practices, including violations of the False Claims Act (FCA), the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and other relevant statutes.