March 6, 2024 @ 10:00 am - 1:15 pm
This Subcontract Management course is a comprehensive tutorial that explores FAR Part 44, Subcontracting – focusing on identifying and mitigating the vast array of risks often encountered by Government contractors in subcontract arrangements. Against a backdrop of the applicable regulations and relevant case law, the course explores numerous over-arching concepts inherent in federal subcontracting, providing numerous examples and identifying “best practices” for companies. The experience is often enhanced by a comprehensive question and answer dialogue between the instructor and Government/industry attendees, during which the practical nuances of subcontracting issues are explored.
This Subcontract Management is an overview of FAR Part 44, Subcontracting – focusing on:
- Understanding what rights the government has to consent to a prime contractor’s subcontractors, including when those rights apply and when the government may insist that a prime contractor explore competition in subcontracting;
- Reviewing the basic requirements for a contractor’s Purchasing System, including some of the key features the government looks for when conducting a purchasing system review;
- Exploring the mandatory “flowdown” clauses that a prime contractor must include in its commercial subcontracts, as well as other practical flowdowns that may be needed to ensure compliance with the prime contract.