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Contracting with the Government? Beware of the Department of Justice’s Heightened Focus on Procurement Collusion, Antitrust & Fraud


Wednesday, January 31, 2024

9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. PT
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. CT
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. ET

Complimentary Program via Webinar

*Webinar details will be sent upon registration.*

Click here to register.

This webinar will focus on the Department of Justice’s 2024 prioritization of the Procurement Collusion Strike Force (PCSF), highlighting areas of risk for those businesses contracting with, selling to, servicing, or interacting with the U.S. Government in the U.S. and abroad. The PCSF is led by the DOJ Antitrust Division and was created in 2019 as an interagency partnership focused on deterring, detecting, investigating, and prosecuting antitrust crimes. The Strike Force has grown, with a recent focus on global U.S. procurement projects and training an army of procurement officials and Office of Inspector General agents to be eyes and ears on the ground for prosecutors looking for antitrust crimes, anti-competitive conduct, and fraud, waste, and abuse in public procurement. The DOJ has expanded PCSF staff and made it known that protecting taxpayer dollars from anticompetitive collusion is a top priority for 2024 – so join on to stay ahead of the curve on this important risk area.

Presented by

  • Ann O’Brien, Partner, Sheppard Mullin
  • Joe JayPartner, Sheppard Mullin
  • Jason Hoggan, Special Counsel, Sheppard Mullin


This activity has been approved for Minimum 1 Continuing Legal Education credit by the State Bar of California. Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP certifies that this activity conforms to the standards for approved education activities prescribed by the rules and regulations of the State Bar of California governing minimum continuing legal education.

New York

This program has been approved in accordance with the requirements of the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board for a maximum of 1 credit hour which may be applied toward the Areas of Professional Practice requirement, and is suitable for both transitional and non-transitional attorneys.

An application for accreditation of this activity will be submitted to the Virginia State Bar.

*You must attend the full webinar to receive credit.

Questions? Please contact Belinda Ashong.

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