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Ethics, Compliance, and Conflicts of Interest Virtual Class Series

August 21 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 28, 2018




This popular seminar is now offered as a 2-part live instructor-led virtual class. Sessions will take place from 12:00 to 2:30 pm (EDT) on August 21 and August 28. If you are unable to join a session live, please note that you will have access to the recordings and materials for a full year after the live sessions.

This virtual course is intended to provide an in-depth understanding of the ethical and compliance rules that apply in the federal government marketplace, with special emphasis on organizational conflicts of interest. The objective is to help government and contractor employees recognize potential compliance problems and pitfalls, know when to seek guidance before the harm is done, and deal with practical problems when they arise.

Topics and Dates

August 21, 12:00 to 2:30 pm:

  • Introduction – Why do we care?
  • Bribes and Gratuities
  • Kickbacks
  • Contingent Fees
  • Procurement Integrity
  • Conflicts of Interest – Personal and Organizational


August 28, 12:00 to 2:30 pm:

  • Hiring from the Government
  • Lobbying Laws
  • Antitrust Laws
  • Doing Business Overseas
  • Regulatory Update
  • Accounting Systems Compliance
  • Audits
  • False Claims and False Statements
  • Suspension and Debarment
  • Compliance Programs
  • Conclusion – Remember why we care?





John Plinke

The Public Contracting Institute is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org.

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