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DFARS 7012 is Here - What Your Board Needs to Know and Do Now
The approaching DFARS 252.204-7012 deadline extends beyond contracts and legal teams. Corporate executives and board teams are not only responsible for understanding 7012, but also for putting together a plan of action that satisfies and ensures compliance. In this webinar, we'll identify the layers and map out steps to get started. From addressing insurance risk associated with a breach, to protecting against insider threats, we'll cover the different angles of cyber threats, including moving from a reactive posture, to a proactive one.
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FAR - Overview, Systems and Definitions
Foundations of the FAR
Steven Tomanelli, the foremost instructor in the field, will give an overview of the series, discuss the Federal Acquisition Regulation system, and introduce you to the relevant definitions frequently found throughout the FAR. Mr. Tomanelli is renowned for his ability to explain even the most complex topics in a way that is easy to understand. As the only acquisition instructor in the country who edits the FAR and the comprehensive Annotated FAR, he is uniquely qualified to present the most recent changes and relevant case law decisions.
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FAR Overview - Systems and Definitions
2019 Foundations of the FAR
Initial session of the 2019 Foundations of the FAR webinar series. The Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) directly affects the purchase and sale of over $200 billion worth of supplies, services and construction each year by federal and state procurement offices. This critically important document is comprehensive, complex, and continually changing. All contract professionals involved in a FAR-based procurement must have a detailed working knowledge of the FAR to ensure that they are getting the best possible contract and that they are in full compliance with all applicable laws. This series is designed to address these challenges in a highly practical and user-friendly way. In this first session, Eric Crusius, a reputable authority in the field, will give an overview of the series, discuss the Federal Acquisition Regulation system, and introduce you to the relevant definitions frequently found throughout the FAR. What You Will Learn This overview is intended to give the relative newcomer to federal acquisitions a general understanding of the origin and evolution of the FAR so the listener has a contextual reference when consulting the actual document. We will discuss the historical background of the FAR, describe when the FAR applies and does not apply, explain the structure of the FAR and how it corresponds to agency FAR supplements. We will cover: Part 1: Federal Acquisition Regulations System Part 2: Definitions of Words and Terms
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FAR Part 19 - Small Business Programs
Foundations of the FAR
This session of the Fundamentals of the FAR program will cover Part 19 of the Federal Acquisition Regulation. Steven Tomanelli, instructor of the FAR Workshop for Federal Publications Seminars and author of the Annotated FAR, FAR Desk Reference and DFARs Desk Reference, will discuss the very important small business programs. This Part falls under Subchapter D - Socioeconomic Programs and lays out items such as size standards; Set-Asides; Subcontracting; the 8(a) Program; HUBZONE; SDVOSB, WOSB, Disadvantaged Businesses;the SBA's role in the process.
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FAR Part 22 - Application of Labor Laws
Foundations of the FAR
This session of the Foundations of the FAR program will cover Part 22 - Application of Labor Laws to Government Contracting Acquisitions. Christopher Mayer of McCarter & English will discuss how these laws work into the contracts including EEO; SCA; human trafficking and basic labor policies.
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FAR Part 25 - Foreign Acquisitions
Foundations of the FAR
This session of the Foundations of the FAR program will cover Part 25 of the Federal Acquisition Regulation. Presenter Steven Tomanelli will discuss acquisition of foreign supplies including the Buy American Act, trade agreements, prohibited sources, and other international agreements and coordination.
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FAR Part 27 - Patents, Data and Copyrights
Foundations of the FAR
This session of the Foundations of the FAR series will cover Part 27 of the Federal Acquisition Regulation. Presenter Steven Tomanelli will discuss the policies, procedures, solicitation provisions and contract clauses pertaining to patents, data and copyrights.
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FAR Part 30 - Cost Accounting Standards Administration
Foundations of the FAR
This is Session 9 of the Foundations of the FAR webinar series. This session of the Fundamentals of the FAR program will cover Part 30 - Cost Accounting Standards Administration. Presenter William Keating will discuss how CAS applicability works within the framework of the FAR including requirements in certain contracts.
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FAR Part 37 - Service Contracting
Foundations of the FAR
This is Session 16 of the Foundations of the FAR webinar series. During this session, we will cover Part 37 of the Federal Acquisition Regulation. Gunjan Talati and Chris Henel of Kilpatrick Townsend will discuss service contracting, including the requirements of performance-based contracts and the management of service contracts.
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FAR Part 39 - Acquisition of Information Technology
Foundations of the FAR
This session covers Part 39 of the Federal Acquisition Regulation.
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FAR Part 44 - Subcontracting Policies and Procedures
Foundations of the FAR
This session covers Part 44 of the Federal Acquisition Regulation. Gunjan Talati and Chris Henel of Kilpatrick Townsend will discuss contract terminations as it is laid out in the Federal Acquisition Regulation.
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FAR Part 49 - Termination of Contracts
Foundations of the FAR
This 90 minute session covers Part 49 Federal Acquisition Regulation. Steven Tomanelli will cover Terminaton of Contracts.
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FAR Part 52 - Solicitation, Provisions, Contract Clauses
Foundations of the FAR
This is Session 22 of the Foundations of the FAR webinar series. This 60-minute session covers Part 52 of the Federal Acquisition Regulation. Part 52 - Scope This part- (a) Gives instructions for using provisions and clauses in solicitations and/or contracts; (b) Sets forth the solicitation provisions and contract clauses prescribed by this regulation; and (c) Presents a matrix listing the FAR provisions and clauses applicable to each principal contract type and/or purpose (e.g., fixed-price supply, cost-reimbursement research and development).
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FAR Parts 24 and 34 - Privacy, Freedom of Information and Major Systems Acquisition
Foundations of the FAR
This session of the Foundations of the FAR series will cover Parts 24 and 34 of the Federal Acquisition Regulation. Gunjan Talati of Kilpatrick Townsend will guide you through what the FAR says about privacy protection and freedom of information (24) as well as Subchapter F Special Categories of Contracting of major system acquisition (34). This also includes the use of Earned Value Management Systems (EVMS).
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FAR Parts 31 and 32 - Cost Principles & Contract Financing
Foundations of the FAR
This session of the Foundations of the FAR program will cover Parts 31 and 32 of the Federal Acquisition Regulation. Presenter William Keating will discuss how cost principles and procedures are defined in the pricing of contracts, subcontracts and modifications. Also discussed will be the financing and payment matters of contracts, including areas such as non-commercial item purchase financing, claims, performance-based payments, and electronic funds transfer. CPE/CLE credit for attendees are subject to participation and approval by the governing boards.
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FAR Parts 35 and 46 - R and D Contracting, Quality Assurance
Foundations of the FAR
This is Session 15 of the Foundations of the FAR webinar series. This session will cover Parts 35 and 46 of the Federal Acquisition Regulation. Attorney Michael Killham will cover R&D Contracting (Part 35) including the use of government property and use of Federally Funded Research and Development Centers (FFRDC). He will also discuss Quality Assurance (Part 46) and cover contract clauses, materials inspection, contractor liability, and more.
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FAR Parts 38 and 41 - Fed Supply Schedules and Utility Services
Foundations of the FAR
This session covers Parts 38 and 41 of the Federal Acquisition Regulation. Alex Major and Allen O'Neil from McCarter & English will discuss policies and procedures for contracting for supplies under the Federal Supply Schedule program (Part 38), as well as the acquisition of utility services (Part 41).
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FAR Parts 4 and 5 - Admin Matters and Publicizing Contract Actions
2019 Foundations of the FAR
This is Session 2 of the 2019 Foundations of the FAR webinar series. This session will cover Parts 4 & 5 of the Federal Acquisition Regulation.
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FAR Parts 43 and 45 - Modifications, Government Property
Foundations of the FAR
Steven Tomanelli will cover Contract Modifications as well as Government Furnished Property.