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Opening Online Marketplaces to Government Micro-Purchases

June 30, 2020 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

In one of the first initiatives of its kind in the industrialized world, the U.S. General Services Administration is poised to award contracts that would allow government users to make billions of dollars in purchases directly from “electronic marketplaces” online (potentially at sites such as and

This “commercial platforms” initiative could radically reshape public procurement in goods and services, as government users will be able to make direct “micro-purchases” (typically up to US$10,000) directly from these commercial platforms.

Join a free hour-long webinar sponsored by George Washington University Law School’s Government Procurement Program, with leading academics and experts on public and private supply chains:

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