GSA Section 846

  • Government e-commerce: In search of a direction from government

    GSA implemented a government-wide e-commerce program pursuant to Section 846 of the 2018 NDAA which is rooted in non-compliance with the Trade Agreements Act, the Buy American Act, and various socioeconomic laws.

  • An update on the 2019 NDAA

    Tom Sisti, executive vice president and general counsel for the Coalition for Government Procurement joins host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf to discuss the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act and the implementation of the Section 846 eCommerce initiative.

  • The impact of GSA’s e-commerce initiative

    David Dowd, partner at Mayer Brown LLP, joins host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf to discuss the legal, policy and market implications of GSA’s Section 846 e-commerce initiative.

  • Section 846: GSA and protecting customer interests

    Roger Waldron of the Coalition for Government Procurement argued it is important to recognize, however, that, consistent with the Federal Acquisition Streamlining Act, there are circumstances that necessitate the use of government-unique terms and conditions.

  • The Section 846 Draft RFP, limiting competition for the $6-30B e-pilot

    Last week, GSA issued a draft Request for Proposal for its initial Proof of Concept to implement Section 846 of the fiscal year 2018 NDAA.

  • A procurement potpourri

    This week on Off the Shelf, Federal News Radio Executive Editor Jason Miller joins host Roger Waldron for a wide ranging discussion of the top acquisition stories including the implementation of the Section 846 eCommerce initiative and the latest on the JEDI cloud procurement bid protest saga.

  • The Federal Marketplace Initiative

    Bill Gormley, chair of the Coalitoin for Government Procurement gives a review of the coalition’s 2019 Spring Training Conference.

  • Mitigating counterfeit, cyber and supply chain risks in the e-commerce pilot

    Roger Waldron of the Coalition for Government Procurement says raising the Micro-Purchase Threshold from $10,000 to $25,000 for purchases through the Section 846 pilot could expand the market by billions.

  • Counterfeit products, Section 846 implementation, appearance of ghost pilots

    Roger Waldron says growing risks associated with cyber, supply chain integrity and counterfeit products must push the government to evolve its response effort.

  • Section 846 & schedules modernization

    Jonathan Aronie, partner at Sheppard Mullin discusses schedule modernization, bid protests, Section 846 and transactional data reporting and more during a wide ranging discussion with host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf.