Analysis: accountability of foreign contractors challenged

Monday - 5/3/2010, 9:31am EDT

Alan Chvotkin, Executive Vice President and Counsel, Professional Services Council

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Congress is looking for ways to make sure foreign contractors follow U.S. laws and regulations. Just last week the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee approved a bill that will require foreign companies working on government contracts to consent to personal jurisdiction in the U.S. Federal courts for civil action or criminal prosecution related to alleged wrongdoing in connection with the contracts. Joining us with the latest is Alan Chvotkin, Executive Vice President and Counsel at the Professional Services Council.