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Financial Forum 2023: FAR Cost Principles and an Emphasis on Cost Reasonableness and Allowability
February 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm$159.00
A CANT MISS LIVE MONTHLY UPDATE AND OPPORTUNITY TO “ASK THE EXPERTS.” Join the professionals from Dentons’ Government Contracts Practice for a webinar series providing practical advice regarding government contracts cost accounting compliance issues, discussing cost and pricing trends, and detailing contractor best practices. This informative and exciting webinar series offering the most current industry analysis is beneficial to contractors and government practitioners alike.
- 14 Feb – FAR Cost Principles and an Emphasis on Cost Reasonableness and Allowability
- Ensuring that all costs claimed under a government contract are allowable and reasonable is fundamental to the efficient recovery of those costs and the avoidance of penalties. During this session of PCI’s 2023 Financial Forum, we will begin with a discussion of the contours of the regulations and guidance that should inform a contractor’s evaluation of cost allowability and reasonableness and will conclude with a review of recent updates to the cost allowability and reasonableness regulatory and case law landscape.
- 11 Apr – Select Cost Principles: Compensation, Travel, Legal, and Related Costs
- This webinar will address the allowability of employee compensation, travel, legal and related costs in federal cost-reimbursement contracts under FAR Part 31. The webinar will review recent government audit trends and relevant decisional authority. The webinar will conclude with a discussion of the applicable documentation requirements and best practices for mitigating/overcoming audit challenges in these areas.
- 13 Jun – Contract Types and Bid Protests
- Government contractors will learn whether a contract vehicle impacts bid protests and how the contractor chooses to challenge a contract award or the terms of a solicitation. In this foundational session of PCI’s 2023 Financial Forum, government contractors will gain an overview of how contract types, the bid protest process, and cost and price realism and reasonableness intersect in the financial space.
- 11 Jul – The Cost Accounting Standards
- Providing an overview of intellectual property issues contractor face in the formation and administration of government contracts. This session will deliver an overview of intellectual property (IP) issues facing government contractors in the framework of pre-award and contract performance considerations. This presentation will also provide relevant rule changes and case updates in the government contracts IP landscape.
- 8 Aug – Effectively Meeting Requirements for Disclosure of Truthful Cost or Pricing Data
- 10 Oct – Developments in Cost and Pricing: A Year in Review