Publicly Funded Investment Projects & Buy America Webinar

Tuesday, June 13 | 12:00 pm (ET)

Please join the Railway Supply Institute (RSI) and Holland & Knight for a review of domestic preference rules in government contracts, including the Buy American Act and Buy America rules. This webinar will highlight compliance and enforcement issues beginning with a high-level overview of each topic and providing an update on recent and upcoming developments. The speakers from Holland & Knight will also discuss new executive orders, case law, and statutory and regulatory changes.

Topics Include:

      • An overview and high-level summaries of domestic preference rules imposed on government contractors and suppliers as part of the Buy American Act and Buy America rules.
      • The most common and expensive compliance issues encountered by suppliers and contractors
      • Recent developments, including recent changes to the rules, expected future changes and the potential impact on suppliers and contractors

    Our Moderator

    Nicole Brewin

    Nicole Brewin is the senior vice president of government and public affairs for the Railway Supply Institute. Nicole monitors legislative and regulatory matters pertaining to the rail supply industry with particular emphasis on hazardous materials by rail, high speed, intercity passenger and commuter rail, the Section 130 Highway-Rail Grade Crossing Safety Program, truck sizes and weights, manufacturing, tax and rail infrastructure investment.

    Our Presenters

    Michael K. Friedberg

    Michael K. Friedberg is a Washington, D.C., attorney who is a member of the firm’s Transportation & Infrastructure Industry Sector Group. Mr. Friedberg focuses on developing and implementing advocacy strategies for Holland & Knight’s transportation and infrastructure industry clients on a wide range of issues, including all modes of transportation such as aviation, rail and transit, autonomous vehicles, maritime, pipelines and the transportation of hazardous materials.

    Kristine O. Little

    Kristine O. Little is a Washington, D.C.-based transportation attorney who focuses her practice on a broad range of international and domestic, transactional, litigation and regulatory compliance matters in the areas of maritime, rail and trucking. Ms. Little represents clients on regulatory and commercial issues pertaining to international trade and transportation.

    Andrew K. McAllister

    Andrew K. McAllister is a Washington, D.C., attorney and member of Holland & Knight’s International Trade Group and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) Team. He focuses on export controls, sanctions, customs, antidumping (AD) and countervailing duties (CVD), anti-corruption and industrial security.