Aerospace and Defense Insights | Biden issues wide-ranging Buy American executive order

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On 25 January 2021, President Biden issued his first Buy American executive order (EO), titled Ensuring the Future Is Made in All of America by All of America's Workers, which is meant to implement the "Made in All of America" plan that was central to his campaign. With the stated intent of the EO being to strengthen American industry through changes to federal contract law to more strongly favor domestic products, the EO directs rulemaking and other action to increase domestic content requirements, limit waivers of domestic purchase restrictions, and encourage accountability and transparency.

Click to find out more: Aerospace and Defense Insights | Biden issues wide-ranging Buy American executive order – FAR rulemaking to come

 

Authored by Michael F Mason, Joy E Sturm, Stacy Hadeka, Allison D Pugsley, Kelly Ann Shaw, Chandri Navarro, Jonathan T Stoel, Craig A Lewis, H. Deen Kaplan, Jared R Wessel, Christine A Reynolds, and David Horowitz.

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Michael Mason
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Washington, D.C.
Joy Sturm
Partner
Washington, D.C.
Allison Pugsley
Partner
Washington, D.C.
Kelly Ann Shaw
Partner
Washington, D.C.
Chandri Navarro
Partner
Washington, D.C.
Jonathan Stoel
Partner
Washington, D.C.
Craig Lewis
Partner
Washington, D.C.
Deen Kaplan
Partner
Washington, D.C.
Jared Wessel
Partner
Washington, D.C.
David Horowitz
Partner
Washington, D.C.

 

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