The Buy American Act Under Biden: How the New Proposed Rule Will Change the BAA Threshold


August 10th, 11AM-12PM EST

Available Live or On-Demand

Learn how Biden's proposed change in the FAR rule will affect the Buy American Act!

The Biden Administration has released a proposed FAR rule change aiming to significantly raise U.S. component content requirements for federal product procurements subject to the Buy American Act. Join us for a quick review of when the BAA applies to your contract and how those requirements are likely to change under the proposed rule.

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Our Presenters

Tyler Freiberger Headshot | Centre Law & Consulting in Tysons, VA

Tyler Freiberger

Associate Attorney

Tyler Freiberger is an associate attorney at Centre Law & Consulting primarily focusing on employment law, litigation, and compliance with regulations on federal contractors. He has successfully litigated employment issues before the EEOC, MSPB, local counties human rights commissions, the United States D.C. District Court, Maryland District Court, and the Eastern District of Virginia. On behalf of Centre Law & Consulting, he has advised federal contractors on compliance with the Service Contract Labor Standards/the Service Contract Act and examined contractor products for BAA/TAA certification.

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic Tyler has advised employers on their obligations under the CARES Act and assisted in compliance with SBA PPP loan terms. He has also consulted contractors with WARN Act obligations and OSHA concerns.

James D'Agostino

of counsel

L. James D’Agostino has over 35 years of experience in government contract law. He focuses his practice on procurement awards and contract disputes at the federal and state level. He has extensively prosecuted and defended complex bid protests before multiple federal agencies, the Government Accountability Office (GAO), the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.  Mr. D’Agostino has also represented clients in claims and appeals before the Civilian Board of Contract Appeals and the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals.

Mr. D’Agostino’s practice areas include review and interpretation of Government contracts, including cost reimbursement, time and materials and firm fixed price contracts; cost issues and the applicability of the regulations involving cost allowability; audits and other matters before the Defense Contract Audit Agency (“DCAA”); complex claims regarding changes in scope, termination for default and delays; negotiation of aviation contracts (both commercial and Government); False Claims Act issues; suspension and debarment actions; and teaming and joint venture agreements. 

The Buy American Act Under Biden: How the New Proposed Rule Will Change the BAA Threshold

Free | August 10 | 11AM-12PM ESt

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