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Live Webinars
Dec 7, 2021
12-2 PM EST
CAS Overview and Applicability - Session 1 - CAS Beyond Just the Standards Series 2021
CAS - Beyond Just the Standards Series - 2021
Many Federal contractors initially find Cost Accounting Standards to be difficult to understand and navigate. Our experts break down the requirements so each participant can understand:  What is CAS?  When does it apply?  What is a Disclosure Statement? This session will discuss modified vs. full CAS coverage and will also provide a high-level overview of the standards by grouping and the connection between CAS requirements and the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR). NOTE: CPE/CLE credit for attendees is subject to participation and approval by the governing boards.
CPE, CLE
Live Webinars
Dec 16, 2021
12-1 PM EST
CMMC v2.0 - Early Reactions Are In and They Are Mixed - What You Can Do to be Best Prepared
On November 4, 2021, the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) published an update to its Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) and defined a path forward that has Defense Industrial Base (DIB) contractors eager to understand impacts to their business and anticipated next steps in the evolution of the CMMC program. Learning Objectives: During this webinar, we will provide an early view into how the various stakeholders have responded or reacted to this update as well as provide a look at the early reactions from the Government Acquisition, Programs and Oversight Communities. Additionally, we will preview early survey results from the Primes, Subcontractors, Small and Medium Businesses as well as the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification Accreditation Body (CMMC-AB) itself. Finally, we will look at a set of recommendations that make your company as prepared as possible for the new CMMC v.2.0.
CPE, CLE
Live Webinars
Jan 11, 2022
11:00 AM-12:30 PM EST
Contract Accounting - Session 2 - Cost Based Acquisition Series
A Crash Course in Cost-Based Acquisition Series - 2022
For cost-based contractors supporting flexibly priced contracts, the Government requires specific accounting controls including cost segregation, labor accounting, reconciliation and substantiation of cost incurred and accumulated in the cost accounting system. This webinar provides an overview of selected accounting controls and shares practices to help manage some of the risks contractors experience with flexibly priced contracts. Learning Objectives: Session participants will gain knowledge about the key accounting requirements for flexibly priced contracts emphasizing the internal controls, indirect rates, and risk mitigation strategies. This webinar is eligible for CLE/CPE credit.
CPE, CLE
Live Webinars
Jan 18, 2022
11:00 AM-12:30 PM EST
Contract Accounting Administration - Session 3 - Cost Based Acquisition Series
A Crash Course in Cost-Based Acquisition Series - 2022
You've won the contract, now let's claim those costs. As you invoice your flexibly priced contracts, unique invoicing and billing requirements are imposed on contractors. Specifically, the Allowable Cost and Payment and Payments Under Time and Materials and Labor Hour Contracts clauses invoke substantiation and reconciliation of costs incurred for both direct and indirect contract costs. This webinar will overview common invoicing platforms, documentation and internal controls used to support flexibly priced contracts. Learning Objectives: Participants will understand the two flexibly priced invoicing requirements and the type of contract each applies; the requirements necessary to support both direct and indirect cost including the final rate submission and common contract invoicing risks. This webinar is eligible for CLE/CPE credit.
CPE, CLE
Live Webinars
Jan 25, 2022
11:00 AM-12:30 PM EST
Contract Audits - Session 4 - Cost Based Acquisition Series
A Crash Course in Cost-Based Acquisition Series - 2022
Learn the fundamental audit expectations when chasing and supporting cost-based acquisition. The breadth of contract audits includes both pre-award and post-award reviews and range from contract pricing through contract close-out audits. This crash course will provide a basic overview of the contract audit process and discuss audit triggers and timing of common contract audits including Contract pricing, Accounting, Billing, Indirect rates, and Cost Accounting Standards. Learning Objectives: In this session, participants will become familiar with common contract audits - both pre-award and post award. They will learn the audit triggers for common contract audits and the expected timeline and key characteristics associated with each of these audits. Finally, they should be able to identify conventional audit risks and readiness strategies to mitigate contract audit risks. This webinar is eligible for CLE/CPE credit.
CPE, CLE
Live Webinars
Jan 4, 2022
11:00 AM-12:30 PM EST
Contract Pricing - Session 1 - Cost Based Acquisition Series
A Crash Course in Cost-Based Acquisition Series - 2022
Cost-based acquisition relies on information from the contractor's books and records including both historical and budgetary data when pricing contracts. When the Government or higher tier contractor rely on this type of information for contract award, a contractor must forecast the proposed contract cost including both direct and indirect cost -- which is represented by a contractor's forward pricing rates. Further, the proposal may trigger certification of contract pricing disclosures that provide post-award audit rights to the pre-award disclosures. Finally, the contract may trigger contractor business system requirements inhabiting the contractor's estimating or purchasing systems. This 1st webinar in our cost-based acquisition crash course focusses on the pre-award phase of the contract lifecycle focusing on contract pricing basics and kicking off our 4-part webinar series. Learning Objectives: By the end of this session, participants will be able to ascertain the difference between cost-based and price-based acquisition; Understand the contract applicability of cost-based pricing and the associated disclosure, substantiation, and certification obligations; and potential business system requirements. This webinar is eligible for CLE/CPE credit.
CPE, CLE
Live Webinars
Dec 21, 2021
12-2 PM EST
Cost Accounting Practice Changes and Cost Impacts - Session 3 - CAS Beyond Just the Standards Series 2021
CAS - Beyond Just the Standards Series - 2021
Once a contractor has a contract subject to full CAS coverage, it is important to understand how to make a change to a disclosed cost accounting practice. This session will include a discussion of (learning objectives):  What is considered an accounting practice change?  What does not meet the definition of an accounting practice change?  What are common triggers for a cost accounting practice change? Additionally, the course will dive into cost impact proposals covering when a proposal is required, the timing for submission, and how impacts are calculated. The course also includes a case study for hands-on experience with a cost impact calculation. NOTE: CPE/CLE credit for attendees is subject to participation and approval by the governing boards.
CPE, CLE
Live Webinars
Dec 17, 2021
12:00-1:30 PM EST
Exports of COTS Items to China, Russia, Venezuela, and Myanmar - Expanded Military End Use/Military End User Rules
Many contractors are now finding their sales of commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) products to China, Russia, Venezuela, and most recently Burma to be subject to the expanded Military End Use/User (MEU) and Military Intelligence End Use/User (MIEU) rules of the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). The new rules particularly impact those in the aerospace, marine, telecommunications, electronics, and materials processing industries. On December 17, please join Barnes & Thornburg for a webinar detailing the key changes under this rule. Learning Objectives: This webinar will include a discussion of increased diligence obligations and common compliance pitfalls for exporters. Barnes & Thornburg faculty will also utilize practical exercises to engage the audience in a discussion of potential strategies for mitigating risks. This webinar is eligible for CLE/CPE credit.
CPE, CLE
Live Webinars
Dec 8, 2021
12-1 PM EST
Government Contracting Subcontract Agreements - Requirements and Responsibilities - Session 2
Teaming Agreements and Subcontracting Agreements Series 2021
Federal Government subcontracting is a peculiar animal. Once a prime contractor wins an award, they swing into action to place their intended subcontractors under contract as well. Or at least they should. The teaming agreement you signed many months ago, typically terminates when the subcontract is signed. The terms of the teaming agreement do not transfer but some of them need to be included in the subcontract agreement. Plus, there are many more terms and conditions that will be added to the resulting subcontract. Do you know what the requirements are and the attending responsibilities of both the prime and the subcontractor? The speaker in this webinar will provide deep and industry-wide experience to help you uncover the numerous subcontract agreement requirements and responsibilities as well as the basic terms and flow-down clauses you should accept in your next subcontract agreement. Who should attend? Contracts managers, subcontracting managers, business development specialists, and owners. In this session, we will examine the functions of a GovCon subcontract agreement. Learning Objectives: 1. Learn the requirements of a subcontract agreement 2. Know what terms you want and do not want in a subcontract agreement 3. Discover your responsibilities as a subcontractor 4. Understand flow-down clauses you need
CPE, CLE
Live Webinars
Dec 14, 2021
12-2 PM EST
Impact on Business Segments - Session 2 - CAS Beyond Just the Standards Series 2021
CAS - Beyond Just the Standards Series - 2021
This session builds on CAS Overview and Applicability with understanding the impacts to an organization's business segments. The session begins with defining the difference between a business unit and a segment and explains the pros and cons of transferring materials, supplies or services based on both cost and price. Learning Objectives: Participants will learn about the applicability of Disclosure Statements to segments, including when a Disclosure Statement is required to be completed. The session also includes a case study which will provide hands-on experience with a sample Disclosure Statement. NOTE: CPE/CLE credit for attendees is subject to participation and approval by the governing boards.
CPE, CLE