Events for October 19, 2017
LEARN MORE & REGISTER This course focuses on the central role the Changes clause plays in the performance of government contracts. It addresses the use of the clause in ensuring the government achieves its goals during contract performance. The use of the clause by contractors to assert requests for equitable adjustment when the conditions of performance change, the myriad of rules governing the negotiation of equitable adjustments, and the process of modifying the contract to accomplish these goals are covered. Identify constructive changes. Identify excusable delays and suspensions of work. Learn the rules governing inspection, acceptance and warranties. Identify the grounds for default termination. Learn the rules governing terminations for convenience. Determine how to price adjustments. Learn the rules governing payment and discharge. This course … Continue readingFind out more »
LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary Effective recruiting is critical for all employers, but there are extra burdens and risks for government contractors. Not only must government contractors recruit top performers in a lean margin environment, but they must do so while navigating a growing number of legal and regulatory obstacles. During this two-part series, our experts will guide you through strategic considerations to fill positions with the best candidates, while understanding and avoiding legal risks. Session 1, October 17: Filling the Empty Seat Considering the Worker: Employee vs. Independent Contractor and Cost Considerations OFCCP Considerations in Recruiting Hiring a Professional Recruiter Do you need an Employment Agreement? Hiring and Recruiting from the Government Session 2, October 19: Thinking Through the Relationship Win and … Continue readingFind out more »
LEARN MORE & REGISTER Click Here to Learn About PCI's discounted OPEN PASS to Access 6 Different Webinar Series Summary Join Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP's Bill Walter for an interactive discussion of profit and fee determination on Government contracts. FAR 15.404-4(b) that requires a contracting officer to use a structured approach to establish a profit or fee objective. While the FAR does not identify a specific approach that must be followed, it does identify some of the factors that should be considered. Some agencies, such as the Department of Defense and NASA, do have their own structured approaches that are used by contracting officers within each agency. Bill will discuss various tools and methods of determining profit and fee objectives. Learning Objectives Among the topics to be discussed … Continue readingFind out more »
LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary Not For Profit Organizations receiving Federal awards are subject to a updated requirements stemming from the OMB “Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards” of 2 CFR Part 200. This virtual class will provide a well-rounded discussion of the updated requirements and focus on issues and items for consideration as these entities attempt to comply with these requirements. Understand the 2017 OMB Compliance Supplement Understand the updated Procurement Regulations Understand the updated Council of Financial Assistance Reform (COFAR) FAQs Indirect Costs Allowable Costs SEFA/Audit Miscellaneous Understand the impact of the COFAR Dissolution Review of recent False Claims Act cases involving grant recipients Continuing Education Credits 1.5 CLE/ 0.15 CEU/ 1.5 CPE credit may be earned for … Continue readingFind out more »
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.