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January 2019

Financial Forum 2019 – Principles of Fiscal Law and Government Contracts

January 8, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

  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.

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February 2019

Financial Forum 2019: Subcontracting and Cost Allowability

February 12, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

This webinar will provide an overview of cost allowability, with a focus on the FAR cost principle of cost reasonableness. We will then examine, more specifically, subcontract and vendor cost allowability as DCAA has increased its focus on subcontract and vendor costs incurred in the performance of government contracts. The webinar will conclude with a discussion of strategies contractors can use to overcome purchasing system disapprovals and challenges based on the government conducting extensive contractor purchasing system reviews as a…

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March 2019

Financial Forum 2019: Accounting for Transaction Costs

March 12, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Although corporate transactions are generally complex, government contractors undergoing such activities must grapple with additional complications associated with allowability and allocability of transaction-related costs. Indeed, government auditors are trained to carefully scrutinize costs associated with such transactions. This “Accounting for Transaction Costs” webinar will review various cost principles related to corporate transactions, including those related to depreciation, golden parachutes/handcuffs, goodwill, organization/restructuring costs, and pension costs. Among other topics, it will also address changes in cost accounting practices. Topics & Dates…

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April 2019

Financial Forum 2019: Selected Cost Principles Part 1: Compensation, Travel, Legal and related costs

April 9, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

This webinar, the first of a two part series on selected cost principles, 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. Topics & Dates Second Tuesday of the month Click here to register for…

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