Dec 14, 2018 12:00-1:30 PM EST
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CPE, CLE Accredited
Session 3 of the Foundations of the FAR webinar series.

This session of the Foundations of the FAR program will cover Parts 6,7 & 11 of the Federal Acquisition Regulation. Instructors, Amy Fuentes, Mary Beth Bosco and Mitchell Bashur of Holland & Knight will cover competition requirements, acquisition planning and describing agency needs.

What You Will Learn
You will learn how the government promotes full and open competition as well as exclusions, sealed bidding and competitive proposals (Part 6). You will also get an overview of the acquisition planning process (Part 7) and agency needs (Part 11).
  • Part 6 This part prescribes policies and procedures to promote full and open competition in the acquisition process and to provide for full and open competition after exclusion of resources, other than full and open competition, and advocates for competition.
  • Part 7 This part prescribes policies and procedures for-
    • (a) Developing acquisition plans;
    • (b) Determining whether to use commercial or Government resources for acquisition of supplies or services;
    • (c) Deciding whether it is more economical to lease equipment rather than purchase it; and
    • (d) Determining whether functions are inherently governmental.
  • Part 11 This part prescribes policies and procedures for describing agency needs.
This live webinar is eligible for both CLE and CPE credit.
NOTE: CPE/CLE credit for attendees are subject to participation and approval by the governing boards.
Attorneys seeking Virginia CLEs:
  • The deadline for taking approved CLEs for 2018 is October 31st 2018 and submission of the credit must be by December 15 according to the MCLE requirements.
  • Please be aware - due to the content and material submissions needed for Virginia, live-online CLEs may not be granted for 2018