Events for May 22, 2018
LEARN MORE & REGISTER Summary In an effort to simplify the contracting process and entice innovative companies to collaborate on new and important technologies, the U.S. Government has made various forms of Other Transaction Authority agreements more available in recent years. Although this development presents a unique opportunity for companies in a wide range of industries, the benefits associated with tailoring these agreements to meet specific needs also raise novel issues that companies should consider before pursuing an award. In this program, our panelists will discuss the benefits and risks of working with the U.S. Government under this novel form of agreement. Learning Objectives Key topics will include: An overview of different Other Transaction Authority frameworks Key considerations in negotiating non-traditional agreements Recent implementation LEARN … Continue readingFind out more »
Learn More and Register! Description Designed for lawyers and contracting professionals, this course will examine the key statutory and regulatory framework of the United States’ domestic sourcing regime – from Buy American Act / Trade Agreements Act compliance to Berry Amendment compliance. The instructors (Ira Hoffman) will help attendees navigate this complex area. Learning Objectives This course will help participants: Understand the regulatory and statutory requirements for complying with the myriad sourcing and content requirements under Federal Government contracts, including the Buy American Act (BAA), the Trade Agreements Act (TAA) and the Berry Amendment Recognize nuances in sourcing and content requirements (e.g., construction versus manufacturing, contracting with the Department of Defense, performing under contracts funded through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009) Understand … Continue readingFind out more »
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