Live Webinars
Jun 21, 2018
1:00-2:30 PM EDT
CAS 401 and 402
Cost Accounting Standards (CAS)
June 21, 1:00-2:30 p.m. EDT - This is session 2 of 12 in the FPS CAS series. This webinar will cover CAS 401 and 402 which includes the following subjects of: consistency in estimating, accumulating and reporting costs (401) - as well as- consistency in allocating costs incurred for the same purpose (402) Series Description: This multi-part webinar series focuses on the Cost Accounting Standards (CAS), their applicability, and compliance requirements for U.S. Government contractors. CAS is one of the most complex, and punitive, laws for contractors to contend with, whether it be for new or established contractors of the U.S. Government. Once a contractor pursues, or is awarded, a CAS covered contract, their profile, regulatory requirements, and audit interest, are immediately pronounced. Simply understanding it's applicability to your U.S. Government contract universe can be an exercise in mixed interpretation. This series breaks CAS down to its fundamental requirements in simple, relatable terms to assist contractors in understanding applicable requirements, but also practical strategies for compliance, delivered by instructors who have dedicated their careers to CAS, and related U.S. Government regulatory requirements. Each webinar will provide the genesis of the standard, illustrating its purpose and move into specific compliance requirements of the respective Standard(s) covered. Instructors will share examples of common "pitfalls"" and highlight areas of risk contractors should be aware of in compliance with the respective Standard(s). The webinars have purposefully been grouped in a manner that will aid in understanding the inter-relationship of some Standards to others. Who should attend these sessions? We recommend this course for anyone that is interested in an introduction or refresher to CAS, or looking for practical insights from consulting and legal practitioners that work with CAS routinely.
CPE, CLE
Live Webinars
Jun 26, 2018
12-1 PM EDT
Specifications- Methods of Specifying and Defective Specification Claims
Construction Contracts and Risk Management
June 26, Noon -1pm EDT - This is Session 5 of a 14- part series on Construction Recognizing the method of specification and the associated allocation of risk is the focus of this webinar. The material presented explains the types of specifications as well as the legal and risk management aspects associated with detailed design and performance specification standards prevalent in construction contracts. The webinar includes a review of the notice and claim aspects of the changes clauses as well as associated issues of delay and suspension of the work that may arise from defective specification cases. Presented by James Newland. Series Description- Construction Contracts and Risk Management This fourteen-part webinar series is a deep dive into construction contracts, claims and risk management as it presents and analyzes the risks that arise on construction projects, the contract clauses and drafting considerations in allocating those risks, and the claims and disputes methods and procedures used in documenting, presenting, mediating, arbitrating or litigating the claims when they arise. Along the way, the course presents and analyzes those topics from the perspective of the owner, general contractor and subcontractors operating on public or private construction projects. The topics are presented from both a legal and practical standpoint and the program discusses the substantive and administrative aspects of the key clauses, risks and claims prevalent on public and private construction projects.
CPE, CLE
Live Webinars
Jun 29, 2018
12:00-1:30 PM EDT
FAR Part 49 - Termination of Contracts
Foundations of the FAR
June 29th 12:00-1:30 p.m. ET - This is Session 21 of the Foundations of the FAR webinar series. This 90 minute session covers Part 49 Federal Acquisition Regulation. Steven Tomanelli will cover Terminaton of Contracts. CPE/CLE credit for attendees are subject to participation and approval by the governing boards.
CPE, CLE
Live Webinars
Jul 9, 2018
1:00-2:30 PM EDT
CAS 403 and 405
Cost Accounting Standards (CAS)
July 9th, 1:00-2:30 p.m. EDT - This is session 3 of 12 in the FPS CAS series. This webinar will cover CAS 403 and 405 which includes the following subjects of: allocation of home office expenses to segments (403) and accounting for unallowable costs (405) . Our presenter is Ryan Koenitzer of RKI. Series Description: This multi-part webinar series focuses on the Cost Accounting Standards (CAS), their applicability, and compliance requirements for U.S. Government contractors. CAS is one of the most complex, and punitive, laws for contractors to contend with, whether it be for new or established contractors of the U.S. Government. Once a contractor pursues, or is awarded, a CAS covered contract, their profile, regulatory requirements, and audit interest, are immediately pronounced. Simply understanding it's applicability to your U.S. Government contract universe can be an exercise in mixed interpretation. This series breaks CAS down to its fundamental requirements in simple, relatable terms to assist contractors in understanding applicable requirements, but also practical strategies for compliance, delivered by instructors who have dedicated their careers to CAS, and related U.S. Government regulatory requirements. Each webinar will provide the genesis of the standard, illustrating its purpose and move into specific compliance requirements of the respective Standard(s) covered. Instructors will share examples of common "pitfalls"" and highlight areas of risk contractors should be aware of in compliance with the respective Standard(s). The webinars have purposefully been grouped in a manner that will aid in understanding the inter-relationship of some Standards to others. Who should attend these sessions? We recommend this course for anyone that is interested in an introduction or refresher to CAS, or looking for practical insights from consulting and legal practitioners that work with CAS routinely.
CPE, CLE
Live Webinars
Jul 10, 2018
12-1 PM EDT
Construction Contract Risk Management- The Owner's Perspective
Construction Contracts and Risk Management
July 10, Noon -1pm EST - This is Session 6 of a 14- part series on Construction Presented from the owner's perspective and recognizing its interests, this course provides an in-depth analysis of the risks arising from the construction project including the claims and notice requirements associated with changes, differing site conditions, delays, disputes, and payment terms, allowing the owner to recognize the risks and properly account for them in negotiating and administering the construction contract during performance. Presented by James Newland. Series Description: The Advanced Webinar Series on Construction Contracts and Risk Management. This fourteen-part webinar series is a deep dive into construction contracts, claims and risk management as it presents and analyzes the risks that arise on construction projects, the contract clauses and drafting considerations in allocating those risks, and the claims and disputes methods and procedures used in documenting, presenting, mediating, arbitrating or litigating the claims when they arise. Along the way, the course presents and analyzes those topics from the perspective of the owner, general contractor and subcontractors operating on public or private construction projects. The topics are presented from both a legal and practical standpoint and the program discusses the substantive and administrative aspects of the key clauses, risks and claims prevalent on public and private construction projects.
CPE, CLE
Live Webinars
Jul 11, 2018
1-2 PM EDT
Disaster Recovery Funds: Management and Compliance
July 11, 1pm- 2 EDT -Disaster Recovery Funds: Management and Compliance In the wake of recent natural disasters, the US government has supported various emergency management efforts through contracts and grants for goods and services necessary to stabilize the emergencies. Contract awardees and grant recipients are then tasked with managing the various compliance and administrative requirements while performing under the contracts / grants. Join us as we discuss the various responsibilities of prime and subcontract awardees, common challenges and ways to avoid noncompliance. Presented by Phil Koos and Sarah Van Fossen of PwC. Bios coming, soon
Live Webinars
Jul 12, 2018
2:00-3:30 PM EDT
Cost Accounting Standards - Applicability - Disclosure Statements
2018 Procurement University Online
July 12, 2:00-3:30 p.m. ET - Session 4 of 9. In this session, we will discuss Cost Accounting Standards (CAS) and full and modified CAS covered contracts. You will learn about the most important standards and applicability as well as CAS administration issues such as changes to cost accounting practices. 90 Minutes Earn CPE and CLE credits if you attend the live session (subject to participation and approval by the governing boards).
CPE, CLE
Live Webinars
Jul 13, 2018
12-1 PM EDT
FAR Part 52 - Solicitation, Provisions, Contract Clauses
Foundations of the FAR
July 13th 12:00-1:00 p.m. ET - This is Session 22 of the Foundations of the FAR webinar series. This 60 minute session covers Part 52 Federal Acquisition Regulation. Presented to you by Gunjan Talati of Kilpatrick Townsend and Scott Davidson of GCO Consulting. CPE/CLE credit for attendees are subject to participation and approval by the governing boards.
CPE, CLE
Live Webinars
Jul 18, 2018
12-1 PM EDT
Top Compliance Risks of Unqualified Labor in Contract Performance
July 18, Noon -1pm EDT - Top Compliance Risks of Unqualified Labor in Contract Performance The majority of service contracts will break-up by labor categories (LCATs) that include minimum educational requirements and/or experience qualifications for employees. This is certainly the case on GSA Schedule contracts, T4NG and many others. By not providing qualified personnel under these LCATs (regardless of contract type) the contractor may been seen as overbilling, which can carry with it significant liabilities. For example, unqualified labor being sold to the government can implicate the civil False Claims Act, which also triggers disclosure requirement under the Mandatory Disclosure Rule (FAR 52.203=13). Recent cases highlight the significance of enforcement on this issue and also highlight the lack of compliance among government contractors. Compounding the issue, is that this is an area that various Offices of the Inspector General have been focusing on in recent audits of GSA Schedule and other contracting vehicles. This webinar will focus on the importance of providing qualified labor and labor mapping for government contracts, as well as the multitude of compliance pitfalls that occur that may expose prime and subcontractors to tremendous liabilities. In particular, this webinar will discuss:  Qualified Labor Determination (Rule Sets) (Who is responsible)?  Unqualified Labor: Mandatory Disclosure & False Claims Act Liability?  Best Practices for GOVCON Organizations for Labor Qualifications  Typical Compliance Pitfall Scenarios Presented by Scott Davidson of The GCO Consulting Group and Dismas Locaria of Venable LLP
Live Webinars
Jul 19, 2018
12-1 PM EDT
Construction Contract Risk Management- The General Contractor's Perspective
Construction Contracts and Risk Management
July 19, Noon -1pm EDT - This is Session 7 of a 14- part series on Construction Presented from the general contractor's perspective and recognizing its interests, this course provides an in-depth analysis of pass-through aspects of construction contracts and the methods of recognizing and accounting for the risks arising from the construction project, including the claims and notice requirements associated with changes, differing site conditions, delays, disputes, and payment terms, including methods of dealing with subcontractor claims and disputes when they arise from owner conduct or when arising from general contractor conduct. The object of the course is to allow the general contractor to recognize the risks and properly account for them in negotiating and administering the prime contract and its subcontracts during performance. Presented by James Newland. Series Description: The Advanced Webinar Series on Construction Contracts and Risk Management. This fourteen-part webinar series is a deep dive into construction contracts, claims and risk management as it presents and analyzes the risks that arise on construction projects, the contract clauses and drafting considerations in allocating those risks, and the claims and disputes methods and procedures used in documenting, presenting, mediating, arbitrating or litigating the claims when they arise. Along the way, the course presents and analyzes those topics from the perspective of the owner, general contractor and subcontractors operating on public or private construction projects. The topics are presented from both a legal and practical standpoint and the program discusses the substantive and administrative aspects of the key clauses, risks and claims prevalent on public and private construction projects.
CPE, CLE
Live Webinars
Jul 31, 2018
1:00-2:30 PM EDT
CAS 404 and 409
Cost Accounting Standards (CAS)
July 31, 1:00-2:30 p.m. EDT - This is session 4 of 12 in the FPS CAS series. Presented by Noah Leiden of Baker Tilly This webinar will cover CAS 404 and 409 This webinar will cover CAS 404 and 409 which includes the following subjects of: capitalization of tangible assets (404) and depreciation of tangible capital (409). Series Description: This multi-part webinar series focuses on the Cost Accounting Standards (CAS), their applicability, and compliance requirements for U.S. Government contractors. CAS is one of the most complex, and punitive, laws for contractors to contend with, whether it be for new or established contractors of the U.S. Government. Once a contractor pursues, or is awarded, a CAS covered contract, their profile, regulatory requirements, and audit interest, are immediately pronounced. Simply understanding it's applicability to your U.S. Government contract universe can be an exercise in mixed interpretation. This series breaks CAS down to its fundamental requirements in simple, relatable terms to assist contractors in understanding applicable requirements, but also practical strategies for compliance, delivered by instructors who have dedicated their careers to CAS, and related U.S. Government regulatory requirements. Each webinar will provide the genesis of the standard, illustrating its purpose and move into specific compliance requirements of the respective Standard(s) covered. Instructors will share examples of common "pitfalls"" and highlight areas of risk contractors should be aware of in compliance with the respective Standard(s). The webinars have purposefully been grouped in a manner that will aid in understanding the inter-relationship of some Standards to others. Who should attend these sessions? We recommend this course for anyone that is interested in an introduction or refresher to CAS, or looking for practical insights from consulting and legal practitioners that work with CAS routinely.
CPE, CLE
Live Webinars
Aug 2, 2018
2:00-3:30 PM EDT
Cost Accounting Standards Administration
2018 Procurement University Online
August 2, 2:00-3:30 p.m. ET - This is session 5 in the Procurement University series. Presented by Capital Edge Session 5 of 9. In this session, we will focus on the CAS administration requirements for reporting and documenting the cost impacts of changes to cost accounting practices. This includes cost impact proposals, calculation methods and techniques, and the applicable FAR provisions and recent legal decision related to these issues. 90 Minutes Earn CPE/CLE Credits if You Attend the Live Session CPE/CLE credits for attendees are subject to participation and approval by the governing boards.
CPE, CLE
Live Webinars
Aug 14, 2018
12-1 PM EDT
Construction Contract Risk Management- The Subcontractor's Perspective
Construction Contracts and Risk Management
August 14, Noon -1pm EDT - This is Session 8 of a 14- part series on Construction. Presented from the subcontractor's perspective and recognizing its interests, this course provides an in-depth analysis of pass-through aspects of construction contracts and the methods of recognizing and accounting for the risks arising from the construction project, including the claims and notice requirements associated with changes, differing site conditions, delays, disputes, and payment terms. The course addresses methods of perfecting and presenting subcontractor claims and disputes whether they arise from general contractor conduct, other subcontractor's conduct, or from the owner's conduct. The discussion focuses on the contract terms to assist the subcontractor in recognizing the risks and properly account for them in negotiating the subcontract and administering it during performance. Presented by James Newland. Series Description: The Advanced Webinar Series on Construction Contracts and Risk Management. This fourteen-part webinar series is a deep dive into construction contracts, claims and risk management as it presents and analyzes the risks that arise on construction projects, the contract clauses and drafting considerations in allocating those risks, and the claims and disputes methods and procedures used in documenting, presenting, mediating, arbitrating or litigating the claims when they arise. Along the way, the course presents and analyzes those topics from the perspective of the owner, general contractor and subcontractors operating on public or private construction projects. The topics are presented from both a legal and practical standpoint and the program discusses the substantive and administrative aspects of the key clauses, risks and claims prevalent on public and private construction projects.
CPE, CLE
Live Webinars
Aug 21, 2018
1:00-2:30 PM EDT
CAS 406, 407, 408
Cost Accounting Standards (CAS)
August 21, 1:00-2:30 p.m. EDT - This is session 5 of 12 in the FPS CAS series. This webinar will cover CAS 406, 407 and 408 which includes these subjects: cost accounting period (406); use of standard costs for direct material and direct labor (407); and accounting for costs of compensated personal absence (408). Series Description: This multi-part webinar series focuses on the Cost Accounting Standards (CAS), their applicability, and compliance requirements for U.S. Government contractors. CAS is one of the most complex, and punitive, laws for contractors to contend with, whether it be for new or established contractors of the U.S. Government. Once a contractor pursues, or is awarded, a CAS covered contract, their profile, regulatory requirements, and audit interest, are immediately pronounced. Simply understanding it's applicability to your U.S. Government contract universe can be an exercise in mixed interpretation. This series breaks CAS down to its fundamental requirements in simple, relatable terms to assist contractors in understanding applicable requirements, but also practical strategies for compliance, delivered by instructors who have dedicated their careers to CAS, and related U.S. Government regulatory requirements. Each webinar will provide the genesis of the standard, illustrating its purpose and move into specific compliance requirements of the respective Standard(s) covered. Instructors will share examples of common "pitfalls"" and highlight areas of risk contractors should be aware of in compliance with the respective Standard(s). The webinars have purposefully been grouped in a manner that will aid in understanding the inter-relationship of some Standards to others. Who should attend these sessions? We recommend this course for anyone that is interested in an introduction or refresher to CAS, or looking for practical insights from consulting and legal practitioners that work with CAS routinely.
CPE, CLE
Live Webinars
Aug 30, 2018
12-1 PM EDT
Mechanic's Liens: Claims and Defenses
Construction Contracts and Risk Management
August 30, Noon -1pm EDT - This is Session 9 of a 14- part series on Construction. On private construction projects mechanic's liens are an important remedy in the event the owner or general contractor fails to make payment when due. This webinar covers the practical aspects of mechanic's lien claims, notice requirements whether pre-lien or contemporaneous and removing liens through the use of bonds or cash payments into court. The coverage includes the terms and coverage of lien releases including partial, final, conditional and unconditional releases, as well as the impact of pending changes on the releases given during performance. Presented by James Newland. Series Description: The Advanced Webinar Series on Construction Contracts and Risk Management. This fourteen-part webinar series is a deep dive into construction contracts, claims and risk management as it presents and analyzes the risks that arise on construction projects, the contract clauses and drafting considerations in allocating those risks, and the claims and disputes methods and procedures used in documenting, presenting, mediating, arbitrating or litigating the claims when they arise. Along the way, the course presents and analyzes those topics from the perspective of the owner, general contractor and subcontractors operating on public or private construction projects. The topics are presented from both a legal and practical standpoint and the program discusses the substantive and administrative aspects of the key clauses, risks and claims prevalent on public and private construction projects.
CPE, CLE
Live Webinars
Sep 6, 2018
2:00-3:30 PM EDT
Indirect Costs
2018 Procurement University Online
September 6, 2:00-3:30 p.m. ET - This is session 6 in the Procurement University series. Presented by Capital Edge Consulting. Session 6 of 9. Indirect Costs refers to the overhead applied to a contract. The Federal Government requires contractors to submit an annual proposal to finalize claimed indirect costs. In this program, you will learn about indirect rate structures, the Forward Pricing Rate Proposal (FPRP), DCAA's FPRP Checklist, and the final indirect cost rate proposal process. 90 Minutes. Earn CPE/CLE Credits if You Attend the Live Session CPE/CLE credits for attendees are subject to participation and approval by the governing boards.
CPE, CLE
Live Webinars
Sep 7, 2018
1-2 PM EDT
CAS 410
Cost Accounting Standards (CAS)
This webinar will cover CAS 410 which includes allocation of business unit general and administrative expenses to final cost objectives (410). Series description: This multi-part webinar series focuses on the Cost Accounting Standards (CAS), their applicability, and compliance requirements for U.S. Government contractors. CAS is one of the most complex, and punitive, laws for contractors to contend with, whether it be for new or established contractors of the U.S. Government. Once a contractor pursues, or is awarded, a CAS covered contract, their profile, regulatory requirements, and audit interest, are immediately pronounced. Simply understanding it's applicability to your U.S. Government contract universe can be an exercise in mixed interpretation. This series breaks CAS down to its fundamental requirements in simple, relatable terms to assist contractors in understanding applicable requirements, but also practical strategies for compliance, delivered by instructors who have dedicated their careers to CAS, and related U.S. Government regulatory requirements.
CPE, CLE
Live Webinars
Sep 12, 2018
12-1 PM EDT
Construction Contract Claims- Delay, Acceleration and Inefficiency
Construction Contracts and Risk Management
September 12, Noon -1pm EST - This is Session 10 of a 14- part series on Construction Time is money and that phrase has particular relevance to the construction project and contract claims. Whether delays are unexcused, excusable or compensable depends on an analysis of the causes of delay and the terms of the contract. This webinar discusses the causes and classifications of delay, key contract clauses allocating the risk of delays and extended performance claims as well as topics such as acceleration and inefficiency claims, concurrency, notice requirements, documentation of delay claims and presentation of the claims in dispute resolution processes. Presented by James Newland. Series Description: The Advanced Webinar Series on Construction Contracts and Risk Management. This fourteen-part webinar series is a deep dive into construction contracts, claims and risk management as it presents and analyzes the risks that arise on construction projects, the contract clauses and drafting considerations in allocating those risks, and the claims and disputes methods and procedures used in documenting, presenting, mediating, arbitrating or litigating the claims when they arise. Along the way, the course presents and analyzes those topics from the perspective of the owner, general contractor and subcontractors operating on public or private construction projects. The topics are presented from both a legal and practical standpoint and the program discusses the substantive and administrative aspects of the key clauses, risks and claims prevalent on public and private construction projects.
CPE, CLE
Live Webinars
Sep 27, 2018
12-1 PM EDT
Construction Claims- Preparation and Documentation
Construction Contracts and Risk Management
September 27, Noon -1pm EDT - This is Session 11 of a 14- part series on Construction Claims management is a vital aspect of private construction projects. This webinar analyzes the types of claims arising on construction projects and the methods of proof and presentation of the claims in mediation, arbitration or litigation. Issues of entitlement and quantum are covered along with the categories of cost and the records used in the factual presentation and calculation of delays and damages, the use of expert witnesses, and consideration of the contract clauses as they impact the interests of the owner, general contractor and subcontractor. The course concludes with a discussion of the substantive and procedural aspects of the claims and modifications to contract clauses to address the assignment of risk. Presented by James Newland. Series Description: The Advanced Webinar Series on Construction Contracts and Risk Management. This fourteen-part webinar series is a deep dive into construction contracts, claims and risk management as it presents and analyzes the risks that arise on construction projects, the contract clauses and drafting considerations in allocating those risks, and the claims and disputes methods and procedures used in documenting, presenting, mediating, arbitrating or litigating the claims when they arise. Along the way, the course presents and analyzes those topics from the perspective of the owner, general contractor and subcontractors operating on public or private construction projects. The topics are presented from both a legal and practical standpoint and the program discusses the substantive and administrative aspects of the key clauses, risks and claims prevalent on public and private construction projects.
CPE, CLE
Live Webinars
Oct 4, 2018
2:00-3:30 PM EDT
Accounting System Requirements
2018 Procurement University Online
October 4, 2:00-3:30 p.m. ET - This is session 7 in the Procurement University series. Presented by Capital Edge Consulting. Session 7 of 9. As a contractor, you may be subject to certain requirements related to your accounting systems. This program will cover the Pre-Award Survey of Prospective Contractor - Accounting System (Standard Form 1408) as well as the DFARS Accounting System Rule including Timekeeping, Labor Distribution and Billing. 90 Minutes Earn CPE/CLE Credits if You Attend the Live Session CPE/CLE credits for attendees are subject to participation and approval by the governing boards.
CPE, CLE
Live Webinars
Oct 5, 2018
1-2 PM EDT
CAS 411
Cost Accounting Standards (CAS)
October 5, 1:00-2:00 p.m. ET - This webinar will cover CAS 411 which includes the following subjects of: accounting for acquisition costs of material (411). Series description: This multi-part webinar series focuses on the Cost Accounting Standards (CAS), their applicability, and compliance requirements for U.S. Government contractors. CAS is one of the most complex, and punitive, laws for contractors to contend with, whether it be for new or established contractors of the U.S. Government. Once a contractor pursues, or is awarded, a CAS covered contract, their profile, regulatory requirements, and audit interest, are immediately pronounced. Simply understanding it's applicability to your U.S. Government contract universe can be an exercise in mixed interpretation. This series breaks CAS down to its fundamental requirements in simple, relatable terms to assist contractors in understanding applicable requirements, but also practical strategies for compliance, delivered by instructors who have dedicated their careers to CAS, and related U.S. Government regulatory requirements.
CPE, CLE
Live Webinars
Oct 10, 2018
12-1 PM EDT
Prosecution and Defense of Government Construction Contract Claims
Construction Contracts and Risk Management
October 10, Noon -1pm EST - This is Session 12 of a 14- part series on Construction Claims against the government on federal government construction contracts is a normal aspect of public construction projects. This webinar analyzes the types of claims arising on government construction projects and the methods of proof and presentation of the claim in mediation or litigation. Issues of entitlement and quantum are covered along with the categories of cost and the records used in the factual presentation and calculation of delays and damages, the use of expert witnesses, and consideration of the contract clauses as they impact the interests of the general contractor and subcontractor. The course concludes with a discussion of the substantive and procedural aspects of the claims and modifications to contract clauses to address the assignment of risk. Presented by James Newland. Series Description: The Advanced Webinar Series on Construction Contracts and Risk Management. This fourteen-part webinar series is a deep dive into construction contracts, claims and risk management as it presents and analyzes the risks that arise on construction projects, the contract clauses and drafting considerations in allocating those risks, and the claims and disputes methods and procedures used in documenting, presenting, mediating, arbitrating or litigating the claims when they arise. Along the way, the course presents and analyzes those topics from the perspective of the owner, general contractor and subcontractors operating on public or private construction projects. The topics are presented from both a legal and practical standpoint and the program discusses the substantive and administrative aspects of the key clauses, risks and claims prevalent on public and private construction projects.
CPE, CLE
Live Webinars
Oct 19, 2018
1-2 PM EDT
CAS 412 and 413
Cost Accounting Standards (CAS)
October 19, 1:00-2:00 p.m. ET - This webinar will cover CAS 412 and 413 which includes: composition and measurement of pension cost (412); and adjustment and allocation of pension cost (413). Series description: This multi-part webinar series focuses on the Cost Accounting Standards (CAS), their applicability, and compliance requirements for U.S. Government contractors. CAS is one of the most complex, and punitive, laws for contractors to contend with, whether it be for new or established contractors of the U.S. Government. Once a contractor pursues, or is awarded, a CAS covered contract, their profile, regulatory requirements, and audit interest, are immediately pronounced. Simply understanding it's applicability to your U.S. Government contract universe can be an exercise in mixed interpretation. This series breaks CAS down to its fundamental requirements in simple, relatable terms to assist contractors in understanding applicable requirements, but also practical strategies for compliance, delivered by instructors who have dedicated their careers to CAS, and related U.S. Government regulatory requirements.
CPE, CLE
Live Webinars
Oct 30, 2018
12-1 PM EDT
Performance and Payment Bonds- Liabilities, Claims and Defenses
Construction Contracts and Risk Management
October 30, Noon -1pm EDT - This is Session 13 of a 14- part series on Construction This webinar analyzes the use of performance and payment bonds on private construction projects as well as the requirements and use of those bonds on federal government construction projects. Liability of the principal and surety for performance failures in connection with performance bond claims is addressed along with the defenses of the principal and its surety. Payment bond claims, defenses to the claims, and potential modifications to the construction contract forms is analyzed in order to understand and to mitigate the risk of defective performance or non-payment. Presented by James Newland. The Advanced Webinar Series on Construction Contracts and Risk Management. This fourteen-part webinar series is a deep dive into construction contracts, claims and risk management as it presents and analyzes the risks that arise on construction projects, the contract clauses and drafting considerations in allocating those risks, and the claims and disputes methods and procedures used in documenting, presenting, mediating, arbitrating or litigating the claims when they arise. Along the way, the course presents and analyzes those topics from the perspective of the owner, general contractor and subcontractors operating on public or private construction projects. The topics are presented from both a legal and practical standpoint and the program discusses the substantive and administrative aspects of the key clauses, risks and claims prevalent on public and private construction projects.
CPE, CLE
Live Webinars
Nov 1, 2018
2:00-3:30 PM EDT
Estimating System Requirements
2018 Procurement University Online
November 1, 2:00-3:30 p.m. ET - This is session 8 in the Procurement University series. Presented by Capital Edge Session 8 of 9. This session on Estimating Systems will discuss impacts of estimating systems on the accounting and pricing functions. We will cover the Estimating System adequacy criteria contained in the DFARS business systems rule, and what DCAA looks for in the audit process. Earn CPE/CLE Credits if You Attend the Live Session CPE/CLE credits for attendees are subject to participation and approval by the governing boards.
Live Webinars
Nov 8, 2018
1-2 PM EST
CAS 414 and 415
Cost Accounting Standards (CAS)
November 8, 1:00-2:00 p.m. ET - This webinar will cover CAS 414 and 415 which includes the following subjects of: cost of money as an element of the cost of facilities capital (414), and accounting for the cost of deferred compensation (415). Series description: This multi-part webinar series focuses on the Cost Accounting Standards (CAS), their applicability, and compliance requirements for U.S. Government contractors. CAS is one of the most complex, and punitive, laws for contractors to contend with, whether it be for new or established contractors of the U.S. Government. Once a contractor pursues, or is awarded, a CAS covered contract, their profile, regulatory requirements, and audit interest, are immediately pronounced. Simply understanding it's applicability to your U.S. Government contract universe can be an exercise in mixed interpretation. This series breaks CAS down to its fundamental requirements in simple, relatable terms to assist contractors in understanding applicable requirements, but also practical strategies for compliance, delivered by instructors who have dedicated their careers to CAS, and related U.S. Government regulatory requirements.
CPE, CLE
Live Webinars
Nov 15, 2018
12-1 PM EST
Changes in the Work- Key Aspects of the Public and Private Contract Changes Clauses
Construction Contracts and Risk Management
November 15, Noon -1pm EDT - This is Session 14 of a 14- part series on Construction The final installment in the construction contract webinar series, this program provides a thorough analysis of changes in the scope of the work. Coverage includes both the substantive aspects such as entitlement to a claim for additional cost or time of performance, and administrative aspects such as notice, documentation, pass-through and payment bond issues. The focus of the webinar is recognition of change events and how to mitigate the risk of delays and payment claims from the sometimes disparate perspective of the owner, general contractor and subcontractor. Presented by James Newland. The Advanced Webinar Series on Construction Contracts and Risk Management. This fourteen-part webinar series is a deep dive into construction contracts, claims and risk management as it presents and analyzes the risks that arise on construction projects, the contract clauses and drafting considerations in allocating those risks, and the claims and disputes methods and procedures used in documenting, presenting, mediating, arbitrating or litigating the claims when they arise. Along the way, the course presents and analyzes those topics from the perspective of the owner, general contractor and subcontractors operating on public or private construction projects. The topics are presented from both a legal and practical standpoint and the program discusses the substantive and administrative aspects of the key clauses, risks and claims prevalent on public and private construction projects.
Live Webinars
Nov 20, 2018
1-2 PM EST
CAS 416 and 417
Cost Accounting Standards (CAS)
November 20, 1:00-2:00 p.m. ET - This webinar will cover CAS 416 and 417 which includes the following subjects of: accounting for insurance costs (416), and cost of money as an element of the cost of capital assets under construction (417). Series description: This multi-part webinar series focuses on the Cost Accounting Standards (CAS), their applicability, and compliance requirements for U.S. Government contractors. CAS is one of the most complex, and punitive, laws for contractors to contend with, whether it be for new or established contractors of the U.S. Government. Once a contractor pursues, or is awarded, a CAS covered contract, their profile, regulatory requirements, and audit interest, are immediately pronounced. Simply understanding it's applicability to your U.S. Government contract universe can be an exercise in mixed interpretation. This series breaks CAS down to its fundamental requirements in simple, relatable terms to assist contractors in understanding applicable requirements, but also practical strategies for compliance, delivered by instructors who have dedicated their careers to CAS, and related U.S. Government regulatory requirements.
CPE, CLE
Live Webinars
Dec 6, 2018
2:00-3:30 PM EST
DCAA/DCMA Reviews and Audits
2018 Procurement University Online
December 6, 2:00-3:30 p.m. ET - This is session 9 in the Procurement University series. Presented by Capital Edge Session 9 of 9. This session will provide an overview of the reviews and audits conducted by the DCMA and DCAA. Learn about the types of audits, how to address the audit process and how to deal with audit positions and written findings. 90 Minutes. Earn CPE/CLE Credits if You Attend the Live Session CPE/CLE credits for attendees are subject to participation and approval by the governing boards.
CPE, CLE
Live Webinars
Dec 7, 2018
1-2 PM EST
CAS 418
Cost Accounting Standards (CAS)
December 7, 1:00-2:00 p.m. ET - This webinar will cover CAS 418 which includes the following subjects of: allocation of direct and indirect costs (418). Series description: This multi-part webinar series focuses on the Cost Accounting Standards (CAS), their applicability, and compliance requirements for U.S. Government contractors. CAS is one of the most complex, and punitive, laws for contractors to contend with, whether it be for new or established contractors of the U.S. Government. Once a contractor pursues, or is awarded, a CAS covered contract, their profile, regulatory requirements, and audit interest, are immediately pronounced. Simply understanding it's applicability to your U.S. Government contract universe can be an exercise in mixed interpretation. This series breaks CAS down to its fundamental requirements in simple, relatable terms to assist contractors in understanding applicable requirements, but also practical strategies for compliance, delivered by instructors who have dedicated their careers to CAS, and related U.S. Government regulatory requirements.
CPE, CLE
Live Webinars
Dec 18, 2018
1-2 PM EST
CAS 420
Cost Accounting Standards (CAS)
December 18, 1:00-2:30 p.m. EDT - Our presenter is Ryan Koenitzer of RKI. This webinar will cover CAS 420 which includes the following subjects of: accounting for independent research and development costs and bid and proposal costs (420). This webinar also includes a recap of the series. Series Description: This multi-part webinar series focuses on the Cost Accounting Standards (CAS), their applicability, and compliance requirements for U.S. Government contractors. CAS is one of the most complex, and punitive, laws for contractors to contend with, whether it be for new or established contractors of the U.S. Government. Once a contractor pursues, or is awarded, a CAS covered contract, their profile, regulatory requirements, and audit interest, are immediately pronounced. Simply understanding it's applicability to your U.S. Government contract universe can be an exercise in mixed interpretation. This series breaks CAS down to its fundamental requirements in simple, relatable terms to assist contractors in understanding applicable requirements, but also practical strategies for compliance, delivered by instructors who have dedicated their careers to CAS, and related U.S. Government regulatory requirements. Each webinar will provide the genesis of the standard, illustrating its purpose and move into specific compliance requirements of the respective Standard(s) covered. Instructors will share examples of common "pitfalls"" and highlight areas of risk contractors should be aware of in compliance with the respective Standard(s). The webinars have purposefully been grouped in a manner that will aid in understanding the inter-relationship of some Standards to others. Who should attend these sessions? We recommend this course for anyone that is interested in an introduction or refresher to CAS, or looking for practical insights from consulting and legal practitioners that work with CAS routinely.
CPE, CLE