Join Clayton Utz of Australia and Steptoe & Johnson LLP of Washington DC for a 90 minute webcast geared to US companies wishing to perform work in Australia or for the Australian government, particularly in the aerospace, defense, engineering and government services areas. 
The program will include: 
  • A brief overview of Australian business culture and the government procurement market 
  • Basics of Australian government procurement rules and regulations, with emphasis on aerospace, defense, and engineering/construction procurement 
  • Any key requirements for US (and foreign) companies wishing to sell directly to the Australian government 
  • A brief summary of import and taxation issues relevant to selling to the Australian government as a foreign company 
  • A brief summary of Australian ethics and anti-corruption laws relevant to public sector sales, as well as a discussion of US legal considerations applicable to American companies working in or with Australia and US government procurement rules impacting government to government sales” 
About Our Experts
  • Andrew Irwin
    Former Partner, Jenner & Block
    Mr. Irwin was a member of both the Government Contracts and the Government Controversies and Public Policy Litigation Practices. With more than 20 years of experience, Mr. Irwin focused his practice at the intersection of government procurement and international regulatory law, concentrating primarily on corporate investigations and compliance counseling. His unique background includes experience on export controls, economic sanctions and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA).

    A prolific contributor to government contracts publications, Mr. Irwin’s writing often focuses on overlapping issues such as export controls and anti-corruption. He is a member of the advisory board for Thomson Reuters’ Government Contractor and the conceiver and co-editor of Thomson Reuters’ ITAR Handbook. He speaks at conferences and events worldwide. His engagements have included, among others, speaking on international compliance issues at Thomson Reuters’ “Government Contracts Year in Review,” the largest national government contracts legal conference. He conceived and led a year-long series of webcasts hosted by Federal Publications Seminars with foreign law firms regarding contracting in their countries.
    The George Washington University Law School, J.D., 1996; with honors
    Princeton University, A.B., 1993; magna cum laude
    The University of Edinburgh, 1992