Federal News Network's Federal Drive with Tom Temin interviewed Edmund Amorosi on the Federal News Radio, WFED, 1500AM: "Procurement rules can trip up agencies in emergencies, but permissions exist," which aired on May 13, 2020.
Buying in urgent or emergency situations – procurement laws and regulations allow for it. But risk averse agencies and contracting officers are often stuck at times like these. For some advice on how the Stafford Act and related declarations can help, Federal Drive with Tom Temin turned to Smith Pachter McWhorter member attorney Edmund Amorosi.
Listen to the full Federal Drive with Tom Temin recording here.
For information on emergency procurement law and regulations read our COVID-19 Client Alert: Fast-Track Emergency Procurement Methods Available to Agencies and Contractors to Support Response to COVID-19 Pandemic.