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Overview

This 2 day intensive program includes coverage of Congressional oversight initiatives, proposed regulations and statutes.
A tailored program for Government contracting executives, managers and their legal advisors:

  • Procurement Integrity; New and Continuing Requirements
  • Self Governance Approaches
  • Areas of Increased Monitoring and Investigation
  • New Statutes, Regulations and Cost Allowability Rules
  • Conducting Effective Compliance Reviews
  • Voluntary Disclosure of Wrongdoing
  • New Contractor Vulnerabilities, Liabilities and Rights
  • Criminal and Civil Proceedings for Noncompliance
  • Organizational Conflicts of Interest (OCI)
  • Compliance Issues
  • Developing an Effective Compliance Program
Dramatic changes are taking place in Federal procurement today. At the core of these changes is COMPLIANCE with Government Contract requirements. Increased oversight and closer scrutiny are key concepts driving new Congressional initiatives in Government Contracting.
The purpose of this specially developed course is to provide an update and a valuable resource to assist contractors in developing and managing effective, efficient, ongoing compliance programs. For every major area covered, the course reviews:
  • Your contractual obligations
  • Areas of controversy and special complexities
  • Suggested procedures
  • Practical problems and case studies
  • Recommendations for action
Learning Objectives:
Upon successful completion of this course you will:
  • Be briefed on the latest regulatory and compliance changes
  • Have the ability to create and maintain a compliance program
  • Create procedures to audit contracting activities
  • Flow down information on maintaining a compliance program

All designed to assure maximum understanding and explained in terms you can immediately apply to your individual operations.
 

Dates/Locations
May 3-4, 2021
Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine
La Jolla, CA
Travel Info
Standard: $1,375.00
Premium: $1,770.00
Register
Agenda
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Schedule for La Jolla, CA and Hilton Head, SC Weeklong Conferences
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
All Other Locations

Government Contract Compliance Course Curriculum

PART I. COMPLIANCE BASICS

Your Compliance Program and Mandatory Disclosure
1. Overview
2. Developing a Compliance Program
3. Recovering Compliance Costs
4. Steps to Achieve Compliance

PART II. OBTAINING GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS

Selling Commercial Items
1. Overview
2. Commercial Item Acquisitions
3. Special Contracting Methods
4. How to Recognize the Problem
5. Compliance Initiatives

Bid and Proposal Process and Procurement Information
1. Overview
2. Procurement Integrity Act & Rules
3. Improper Access to Government Property & Information
4. How to recognize the Problem
5. Compliance Initiatives

 

Employment Restrictions
1. Overview
2. Procurement Integrity Act & Rules
3. Improper Access to Government Property & Information
4. How to recognize the Problem
5. Compliance Initiatives

 

Conflicts of Interest
1. Overview
2. Personal Conflicts
3. Organizational Conflicts
4. How to Recognize the Problem
5. Compliance Initiatives

Domestic & Foreign Product Acquisition Preferences
1. Overview
2. Principal Laws & Rules
3. “Made in USA” Labels
4. How to Recognize the Problem
5. Compliance Initiatives

Influencing Government Actions
1. Overview
2. Bribery & Illegal Gratuities
3. Lobbying Restrictions
4. Collusive Bidding
5. Kickbacks

Defective Pricing
1. Overview
2. Current Requirements
3. How to Recognize the Problem
4. Compliance Initiatives

PART III. CONTRACT PERFORMANCE

Cost Allowability
1. Overview
2. Current Requirements
3. How to Recognize the Problem
4. Compliance Initiatives

Cost Accounting
1. Overview
2. Current Requirements
3. How to Recognize the Problem
4. Compliance Initiatives

Time Charging
1. Overview
2. Current Requirements
3. How to Recognize the Problem
4. Compliance Initiatives

Progress Payments
1. Overview
2. Current Requirements
3. How to Recognize the Problem
4. Compliance Initiatives

Product Substitution
1. Overview
2. Current Requirements
3. How to Recognize the Problem
4. Compliance Initiatives

PART IV. SPECIAL PROBLEMS

Contract Claims
1. Overview
2. Certifying & Pricing Contract “Claims”
3. How to Recognize the Problem
4. Compliance Initiatives

Acquisitions & Mergers
1. Overview
2. Planning & Executing the Acquisition or Merger
3. Special Concerns for the Resulting Company
4. Foreign Acquisitions of U.S. Companies
5. Due Diligence Review

International Sales
1. Overview
2. Export Restrictions
3. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
4. Antiboycott Provisions
5. Restrictions on Agents & Representatives

Foreign Military Sales
1. Overview
2. Current Requirements
3. How to Recognize the Problem
4. Compliance Initiatives

PART V. AUDITING YOUR COMPLIANCE PROGRAM

Conducting a Compliance Audit
1. Overview
2. Planning the Audit
3. Performing the Audit
4. Implementing & Reporting the Audit Results

 

Experts
  • Teddie Arnold
    Attorney, Seyfarth Shaw
    Teddie Arnold is an associate in the Litigation department of Seyfarth Shaw LLP’s Washington D.C. office.

    Mr. Arnold focuses his practice on complex commercial and construction disputes in state and federal courts across the United States. He represents owners, general contractors, su...
Accreditation
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Certificates of Completion are provided to all seminar participants who attend Federal Publications Seminars courses following the event, upon request.
CPE: Continuing Professional Education
Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge
Delivery Method: Group-Live Classroom
Federal Publications Seminars is affiliated with West Professional Development and 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 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.nasbaregistry.org.
For more information regarding administrative policies such as refunds, cancellations and complaints, please contact Federal Publications Seminars at 888.494.3696.
CPE Hours
This program is eligible for: 13.0 (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: 11.0 (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: 11.0 (60 minutes), 13.0 (50 minutes)
Travel
Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine
3777 La Jolla Village Drive
La Jolla, CA, 92122
8585521234
Hotel & Room Block Info

We have a room block secured for the La Jolla weeklong event. For guest room reservations, call 800.937.8461 and reference the Federal Publications room block. Group rate is $239 + taxes/night. Click here https://www.hyatt.com/en-US/group-booking/JOLLA/G-FP21 to make your reservation. You must make your reservation by April 1, 2021. Rooms are subject to availability.

Government Per Diem

A limited number of Government per diem rate rooms have been set aside. Click here https://www.hyatt.com/en-US/group-booking/JOLLA/G-FP21/PER DIEM to make your reservation. You must make your reservation by April 1, 2021. Rooms are subject to availability.

General Information

Food & Beverage
During La Jolla Government Contracts Week, we will be serving continental breakfast, lunch and an afternoon snack each day.

Level
  • 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.