Recommendation 2018-8 – Public-Private Partnerships offers agencies guidance on legal and practical considerations for participating in public-private partnerships. It commends to agencies a Guide to Legal Issues Involved in Public-Private Partnerships at the Federal Level, which provides guidance on the key legal questions agencies encounter in the operation of public-private partnerships, and proposes mechanisms that would allow agencies to share resources and best practices with one another when creating and administering such partnerships.
Citation: Admin. Conf. of the U.S., Recommendation 2018-8, Public-Private Partnerships, 84 Fed. Reg. 2148 (Feb. 6, 2019).
Federal agencies often participate in public-private partnerships (partnerships) to assist in carrying out their missions. A private-sector entity and the federal government may have a variety of reasons for wanting to partner with one another.