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A Tumultuous Year for Trade: Cybersecurity, the “Section 889” Huawei Ban, Trump and Biden on “Buy American,” and Emerging European Protectionism 9:00 am
A Tumultuous Year for Trade: Cybersecurity, the “Section 889” Huawei Ban, Trump and Biden on “Buy American,” and Emerging European Protectionism
Sep 3 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
This year has seen an unprecedented rise in trade barriers – both direct and indirect – involving public procurement. Join the Government Procurement Law Program for a discussion of emerging trade barriers affecting grants and[...]
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10 Things You Need to Know About PPP Loan Forgiveness 11:30 am
10 Things You Need to Know About PPP Loan Forgiveness
Sep 8 @ 11:30 am
Kathryn Hickey of PilieroMazza will examine the top 10 things all small businesses should be aware of concerning PPP loan forgiveness to help you save time and money and streamline the loan forgiveness process. Get[...]
Past Performance: How to Use Yours, Benefit from Others’, and Defend It from Attacks 12:30 pm
Past Performance: How to Use Yours, Benefit from Others’, and Defend It from Attacks
Sep 8 @ 12:30 pm
You have undoubtedly heard the stories, a contractor with a flawless record going back years gets one bad past performance record, maybe due to themselves or a subcontractor and now they are blackballed.  While many[...]
Effective Bid Protest Strategies – What Every Contractor Needs to Know 3:30 pm
Effective Bid Protest Strategies – What Every Contractor Needs to Know
Sep 8 @ 3:30 pm
Before making the decision to protest a solicitation or a contract award, contractors should know what to expect. In this session, Jon Williams, Partner with PilieroMazza’s Government Contracts Group, will give an overview of the[...]
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Tick Tock – Submitting COVID-19 Related Claims and REAs as the Government Fiscal Year Draws to a Close 12:00 pm
Tick Tock – Submitting COVID-19 Related Claims and REAs as the Government Fiscal Year Draws to a Close
Sep 17 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
For nearly 6 months, the Coronavirus pandemic has caused disruptions across nearly all industrial sectors, including the government contracting industry.  As contractors have attempted to respond to challenges in providing support to government customers, meeting[...]
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The 101 of 101: The Foundations of Government Contracting 1:00 pm
The 101 of 101: The Foundations of Government Contracting
Sep 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Foundational concepts and statutes The big procurement picture: Organization of the FAR Standard parts/sections of government contracts The importance of flow-downs for both primes and subs
Source Selection and Bid Protests: Pre- and Post-Award Considerations 2:00 pm
Source Selection and Bid Protests: Pre- and Post-Award Considerations
Sep 21 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
CICA’s fundamental requirement of competition Understanding the key steps in the procurement process Pre-award protests: Preserving your rights to a fair competitive process Post-award protests: Available options and avoiding procedural pitfalls
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Update on OTAs 12:00 pm
Update on OTAs
Sep 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Jason Workmaster of Miller & Chevalier Chartered will discuss everything OTAs, including a brief overview of the history of OTAs and important highlights and red flags to be aware of when contracting with the government[...]
Changes, Claims, and Terminations 1:00 pm
Changes, Claims, and Terminations
Sep 22 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Overview: Changes, claims, terminations Requests for Equitable Adjustment Contract Disputes Act Claims overview Differences Between CDA Claims and REAs Pursuing claims at COFC and Boards of Contract Appeals Sponsored claims Terminations for convenience Terminations for[...]
Small Businesses in Federal Government Contracting 2:00 pm
Small Businesses in Federal Government Contracting
Sep 22 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Framework for thinking about size and status in federal contracting Understanding the impact of small business regulations on large contractors  
State and Local Government: Contracting Risks and Opportunities 3:00 pm
State and Local Government: Contracting Risks and Opportunities
Sep 22 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Opportunity reviews Contract negotiation with state and local stakeholders State bid protests State and local performance disputes and claims  
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Impact and Potential Pitfalls of CARES Act / 3610 and PPP Flexibility Act on Government Contractors 12:30 pm
Impact and Potential Pitfalls of CARES Act / 3610 and PPP Flexibility Act on Government Contractors
Sep 23 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
This panel discussion will cover key provisions of the CARES Act passed in March 2020 and the PPP Flexibility Act passed in June 2020 that directly impacts government contractors. Key topics include Section 3610, PPP[...]
Costs and Pricing: No Contract is Really Final 1:00 pm
Costs and Pricing: No Contract is Really Final
Sep 23 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
FAR Part 31: Cost Principles Cost Accounting Standards (CAS) Defective Pricing/Truthful Cost or Pricing Data Working with DCAA  
Data and Patent Rights When Contracting with the U.S. Government 2:00 pm
Data and Patent Rights When Contracting with the U.S. Government
Sep 23 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Who owns what and who gets a license – Allocation of rights to tech data and computer software Unique treatment of commercial items How to fight for your rights: Government IP disputes So what about[...]
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ABA Section of Public Contract Law State & Local Procurement Committee Meeting 11:00 am
ABA Section of Public Contract Law State & Local Procurement Committee Meeting
Sep 24 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Topic: Legal Aspects of Public Procurement Code: 171 154 8728 Password: dSJe5Ad5ag8
Become the Master of Your Master Construction Subcontract Agreements 1:00 pm
Become the Master of Your Master Construction Subcontract Agreements
Sep 24 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Construction attorneys and their clients are increasingly using master agreements, especially at the subcontract level, to become more efficient in their contract negotiations. When should contractors use master subcontract agreements? When should they be avoided?[...]
The Basics of Commercial Item Contracting and the GSA FSS Contract 1:00 pm
The Basics of Commercial Item Contracting and the GSA FSS Contract
Sep 24 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Understanding “commercial item” contracting What is a “commercial item”? Why does it matter? GSA Schedule contracts Overview of FSS contracts Compliance risk areas New developments
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Information Risk Management & Security 1:00 pm
Information Risk Management & Security
Sep 25 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Privacy requirements for government contractors Cybersecurity requirements for unclassified contracts Security requirements for classified contracts  
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Best Practices for Pursuing Government Contracting Opportunities: Lessons Learned from Bid Protests 12:00 pm
Best Practices for Pursuing Government Contracting Opportunities: Lessons Learned from Bid Protests
Sep 29 @ 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
Join Morrison Foerster for the sixth session in a monthly series covering the latest in government contracting, explaining the “why” and “how” of a particular legal problem, and lessons available from recent case decisions that[...]
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