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-- Gain insights from a special workshop on the expanded coverage and reach of the False Claims Act

Join FPS for two jam-packed days of new developments impacting contractors and how to respond to the latest rules—new statutes and regulations including the Fraud Enforcement and Recovery Act ( FERA ), new regulatory developments and initiatives of the Trump Administration—and a special False Claims Act Workshop covering Government Contractors, Health Care Contractors, Financial Institutions, and For-Profit Education Providers.

The course includes analyses of the whistleblower provisions of FERA; the new definitions of claims and claims presentations; and how to adapt your organization’s compliance program. For a detailed agenda, click here.
Dates and Locations
October 24-25, 2018
Executive Conference and Training Center
Sterling, VA
$1275
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DAILY SCHEDULE
Day 1
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
 
Day 2
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN CONTRACT COMPLIANCE

The New FAR Rule on Contractor Business Ethics and Disclosure Requirements
a.       Voluntary Disclosure
b.      Mandatory Disclosure
c.       The Final Rule
d.       The Requirements
e.      Internal Control Systems
f.        Government Contracts Program

The Fraud Enforcement and Recovery Act of 2009 ( FERA )
a.       False Claims Act Impact
b.      Significant Cases
c.       Claims / Overpayments
d.      Whistleblower Protection
e.      Discovery
f.      Importance of Contractor Compliance Programs 

FALSE CLAIMS ACT WORKSHOP

Panel Discussions / New Developments
a. Expanded Coverage and Reach—What Contractors Must Know
b. The False Claims Act Amendments / The New World of False Claims Act Liability
c. Major Enforcement Activity: Defense Contractors; Health Care Contractors; Financial Institutions; For-Profit Education Contractors
 
Panel Discussions  / False Claims Act Compliance
a. Compliance Lessons Learned
b. Dealing with Government Enforcement  Activities
c. What to Watch For in 2015—A Look Ahead
 
Summary / Adjournment

Faculty will be attorneys with the law firm of McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP.

Luke Meier, Covington & Burling LLP
Luke Meier represents and advises clients in all aspects of government contract law.  Mr. Meier has managed several internal investigations of criminal and civil fraud allegations, and has assisted clients with rebuttal presentations to Government investigators and voluntary and mandatory disclosures to federal agencies.  Mr. Meier’s litigation experience includes complex commercial disputes in federal courts and numerous bid protest actions before the Government Accountability Office and United States Court of Federal Claims.
Mike Wagner, Covington & Burling LLP
Mike Wagner represents government contractors in high-stakes enforcement matters and counsels clients on regulatory compliance issues.  Mr. Wagner works closely with contractors across a range of industries to achieve the efficient resolution of regulatory enforcement actions and white collar criminal investigations. He also conducts internal investigations and advises clients as to FAR mandatory disclosure requirements, and he has particular expertise assisting clients in resolving suspension and debarment matters. 
Peter Hutt, Covington & Burling LLP
Peter Hutt represents clients in False Claims Act and fraud litigation. He has testified before Congress concerning proposed amendments to the False Claims Act. He has litigated more than 20 qui tam matters brought under the False Claims Act, including matters alleging Iraqi procurement fraud, cost misallocation, quality assurance deficiencies, substandard products, defective pricing, health care fraud, and false certifications. He has conducted numerous internal investigations and frequently advises clients on whether to make disclosures of potential wrongdoing.
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All Federal Publications Seminars courses meet the course requirements of the National Contract Management Association’s certification programs. We are a proud Education Partner of the NCMA.
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Federal Publications Seminars is part of West Professional Development, which is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have the final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.learningmarket.org.
CPE HOURS
This Program is eligible for: 9.5 (CPE) hours of credit
Program Level: Basic
Program Prerequisite: None
Advance Preparation: None
Method: Group-Live
CLP: CONTINUOUS LEARNING POINTS
APPROVED FOR CLP BY
DEFENSE ACQUISITION UNIVERSITY
Defense Acquisition Workforce members must acquire 80 Continuous Learning Points (CLP) every two years from the date of entry into the acquisition workforce for as long as the member remains in an acquisition position per DoD Instruction 5000.66. We will provide you with documentation of points awarded for completing the event.
CLP HOURS
This Program is eligible for: 8.0 (CLP) hours of credit
CLE: CONTINUING LEGAL EDUCATION
States have widely varying regulations regarding MCLE credit. LegalEdcenter is an approved provider in AL, AK, AR, CA, GA, IL, ME, MO, MS, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, VI, VT, WA, WI, and WV. Credit may be applied for in other jurisdictions on request and in accordance with state MCLE rules.
** Please note that because some states are changing their policy on CLE reporting, you will need to fill out the request for credit from Federal Publications Seminars within 10 business days, or we may not be able to issue credits for the program.
CLE HOURS
This Program is eligible for: 8.25 (60 minutes), 0 (50 minutes)
CLE/CPE credits available.
Executive Conference and Training Center
22685 Holiday Park Drive, Suite 60
Suite 60
Sterling, VA 20166
7037080808
RESERVATIONS AT GROUP RATE

Hampton Inn & Suites Dulles
22700 Holiday Park Drive
Sterling, VA 20166
(703) 537-7800
Website

There is a room block for this location.  This hotel is located across the street from the ECTC.  For guest room reservations, call 703.537.7800 and reference “Federal Publications." Note that these reservations must be made three weeks prior to the start of the event and that the rooms are subject to availability.

Breakfast, lunch and breaks will be served at this location.

TRAVEL INFORMATION

Hampton Inn & Suites Dulles
22700 Holiday Park Drive
Sterling, VA 20166
(703) 537-7800
Website

There is a room block for this location.  This hotel is located across the street from the ECTC.  For guest room reservations, call 703.537.7800 and reference “Federal Publications." Note that these reservations must be made three weeks prior to the start of the event and that the rooms are subject to availability.

Breakfast, lunch and breaks will be served at this location.

100
Basic or fundamental subject matter is covered. Courses are geared to general knowledge or can be taken as a refresher.
200
Specific topics or issues within a topic area are covered. Students should be familiar with terms of art and general concepts concerning the course topic.
300
Workshops and class discussions cover specific subject matter in-depth, and participation is strongly encouraged. Attendees should have at least 2-3 years' experience in the area of study.
400
Courses build upon students' knowledge and experience, and cover complex issues within the subject matter. Should have 4-5 years' mastery of subject for in-depth analysis.
500
Masters-level programs designed for professionals with 5+ years' experience. Courses cover in-depth and technical analysis on specific subjects and updates on current issues.
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