Emerging Policy and Practice Issues (2022)

Thomson Reuters Government Contracts Year in Review - Covering 2022 - Conference Briefs (Thomson Reuters, 2023)

GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2023-09

GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2023-09

17 Pages Posted: 3 Mar 2023

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Steven L. Schooner

George Washington University - Law School

David J. Berteau

President & CEO, Professional Services Council

Date Written: 2023

Abstract

This paper/chapter, presented at the Thomson Reuters Government Contracts Year in Review Conference (covering 2022), attempts to identify some the leading, evolving trends and issues in U.S. federal procurement. Consistent with prior practice, this chapter offers extensive coverage of the federal procurement (and grant) and defense spending trends and attempts to predict what lies ahead, particularly with regard to legislative and executive activity. This year's chapter begins with a cautionary note about the federal debt ceiling and discusses, among other things, the flurry of regulatory activity in the public procurement sphere as the Biden administration accelerates efforts to restore and reshape the government, human capital and the acquisition workforce, sustainable procurement, competition, and other potential trends and hot button issues, such as contract financing and defense industrial base.

Note: Reprinted from THOMSON REUTERS GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS YEAR IN REVIEW COVERING 2022 CONFERENCE BRIEFS, with permission of Thomson Reuters. Copyright © 2023. Further use without the permission of the publisher is prohibited. For further information about this publication, call1 1-800-328-9352 or visit http://legal.thomsonreuters.com

Keywords: Government Contracts, Public Procurement, Defense, Acquisition Workforce, Outsourcing, Sustainable procurement, Other Transactions (OT’s), Human Capital; Procurement Spending, Grants, Debt Ceiling, Defense Industrial Base

JEL Classification: H42, H56, H57, K12, L33

Suggested Citation

Schooner, Steven L. and Berteau, David J., Emerging Policy and Practice Issues (2022) ( 2023). Thomson Reuters Government Contracts Year in Review - Covering 2022 - Conference Briefs (Thomson Reuters, 2023), GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2023-09, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2023-09, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=4372044

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