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Webinar: Buy America(n) Briefing

Join us on August 23, when the Embassy in Washington, D.C., hosts a webinar on Buy America(n) provisions to bring Danish companies insights on how the laws affect their businesses and opportunities in the market.  
 

U.S. government procurement spending occurs within the framework of the Buy America and Buy American legal structure, which the U.S. Congress has recently amended further with passage of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (“IIJA”) in November 2021. 


The new Build America, Buy America provisions became effective at the beginning of summer 2022, and agencies are providing guidance now on the application of those laws and how exceptions are being implemented.   

As a Danish company with activities in the U.S. or with plans to participate in the U.S. market, you should be aware that projects involving government funds come with certain conditions. 


To provide Danish companies with a better understanding of the framework and which questions they should be asking when operating in or entering the U.S. government procurement market, the Embassy in Washington, DC have partnered with the corporate law firm King & Spalding. 


During the free webinar, you will receive an overview of the legal regime and how the funding operates on a contract-specific basis. Further, you will obtain knowledge to assist your company in making strategic decisions about participation in IIJA projects and contracts where Buy America and Buy American laws impose domestic content requirements. 

 

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 at 14:30-15:30 (UCT+2) / 8:30-9:30 AM (EST).  agenda

Welcome

Jacob Vind, Head of Trade, Embassy of Denmark in Washington, D.C.

Buy America(n) Briefing 

Overview of Buy American laws in the context of the WTO Government Procurement Agreement, with a focus on the Build America, Buy America (BABA) provisions on infrastructure spending by Michael Taylor and  Jamieson Greer, King & Spalding. 

Q&A

We strongly encourage you to submit questions in advance through the sign-up form below.

Closing remarks

Jacob Vind, Head of Trade, Embassy of Denmark in Washington, D.C.

Register

To register for the event please fill out the form below. We strongly encourage you to add any questions you might have about the subject. Please note that the webinar will be conducted in English via Microsoft Teams.

When registering you agree to receive relevant information from The Trade Council of Denmark in North America. You can always unsubscribe. Your personal data will be processed according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs' personal data policy.

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Contact

Please do not hesitate to contact Sofie Laurentzius Nielsen if you have any issues or questions related to the webinar.

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