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-- Get Practical Guidance on New Developments with the False Claims Act
-- Explore Implications of Recent DOJ Memoranda (Yates, Granston, and Brand)
-- Gain Insight On Current Government Enforcement Priorities

-- Learn Best Practices To Limit Risk in the Current Environment

Join FPS for two jam-packed days of new developments impacting contractors and how to respond to recent changes in False Claims Act law and DOJ policies and priorities. Hear the practical implications of these changes and how to best adapt your organization’s compliance program. The course will also explore effective strategies for working with auditors and responding to government enforcement inquiries. 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

Panel Discussion / False Claims Act
a. False Claims Act History and How It Operates Today
b. Recent statutory changes and the Supreme Court’s Escobar decision
c. FCA Damages Issues
d. DCAA’s Role in FCA Referrals and Investigations
e. Insurance and Tax Considerations When Settling FCA Cases

Panel Discussion / DOJ Developments
a. The Yates Memo, Granston Memo, and Brand Memo
b. Trends from Latest FCA Recovery Statistics
c. Changes to US Attorney Manual
d. Current Government enforcement priorities

Panel Discussions / Compliance Issues
a. Compliance Lessons Learned
b. Dealing with Government Enforcement Activities
c. Responding to Subpoenas, CIDs, and Audits
d. The Current Debarment Landscape

 
Summary / Adjournment

Faculty will be attorneys with the law firm of Blank Rome LLP, joined by a Government Contracts cost expert from The Kenrich Group LLC.

 

 

 

 

Jeffrey Duval, The Kenrich Group
Jeff DuVal is a Vice President in the Washington, D.C. office of The Kenrich Group. Jeff is responsible for directing engagements related to government contracts, construction, forensic accounting and economic analysis for litigation. These engagements focus on cost and damage analyses, as well as other dispute and compliance related issues. He is a Certified Fraud Examiner (“CFE”) with nineteen years of consulting experience. Jeff’s assistance to clients has included presenting findings and conclusions in negotiations, alternate dispute resolution proceeding, deposition and trial.
Justin Chiarodo, Blank Rome LLP
Justin Chiarodo focuses his practice on all aspects of federal, state, and local procurement law. Justin maintains a nationwide False Claims Act (“FCA”) defense practice focused on counseling, government investigations, and litigation.  Justin has represented clients in False Claims Act investigations and litigation in the Eastern District of Virginia, District for the District of Columbia, Northern and Southern Districts of Illinois, Northern District of California, Eastern District of Arkansas, and Western District of Washington. Justin also has helped clients develop and strengthen ethics, compliance, and training programs, and has worked to ensure (or reinstate) contractor eligibility for federal programs.
Luke Meier, Blank Rome LLP
Luke Meier advises clients in all aspects of government contract law, with a focus on matters involving allegations of fraud.  He has managed several internal investigations of criminal and civil fraud allegations, and has defended clients from allegations of fraud in litigation and through rebuttal presentations to Government investigators.  He also has guided several contractors through voluntary or mandatory disclosures to federal agencies, and helped contractors develop and improve their internal compliance controls.
Steve Roman, Blank Rome LLP
Steve Roman served 14 years as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in Washington, D.C where he tried to verdict more than five dozen cases and was responsible for the direction and coordination of multiagency federal investigations. Steve’s work for government contractors focuses on investigations and defense work related to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and the False Claims Act, as well as business litigation, international arbitration, and white collar defense. In addition to his active trial practice, Steve has conducted a wide range of internal corporate investigations, including inquiries related to business transactions involving foreign officials and alleged violations of government contract requirements, export control regulations, aviation standards, telecommunications rules, and military procurement specifications. 
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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
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CLP HOURS
This Program is eligible for: 8.0 (CLP) hours of credit
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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.

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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
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