Public Tender and Award Procedures

Contracts from government agencies and authorities are a lucrative field of business for foreign companies in the U.S. market. Due to the high technical standards and the excellent quality of their products, German-speaking companies often have an advantage over the competitors. However, they can only make full use of this advantage if they successfully overcome the legal and bureaucratic obstacles of the U.S. contract award procedure. The following is essential for this:

• Knowledge of U.S. award regulations, in particular the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and the Defense Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS)

• Knowledge of other provisions on the protection of national interests (such as the Buy American Act)

• Experience in carrying out administration procedures

• Preexisting relationships with the relevant authorities We support your company in this area, review all of the contract documentation and applicable legal provisions, and ensure that the negotiations with the authorities take place as swiftly and productively as possible.