10/20/2010

Taft's 2010 Government Contracts Seminar

Navigating Compliance in the Obama Administration

Taft partners Barbara Duncombe and Suzanne Sumner will provide an overview of the top 10 laws/regulations impacting government contractors and subcontractors since January 2009, how they impact your organization and what you have to do to comply and/or protect your company.

Specific topics will include the following:

  • "significant improper payments" as defined by the government;
  • new reporting requirements for executive compensation and subcontractor data;
  • employment-related changes, e.g., E-verify, the Franken Amendment, NLRA Rights Notice requirements and expanded Whistleblower protections; and
  • recent amendments to the False Claims Act.

In addition, the presenters will provide a brief overview of proposed or pending regulations that may make compliance more difficult, such as the proposed rule to withhold contractor payments when the government decides the contractor has a "defective business system."

Time:  Registration/breakfast will begin at 7:30 a.m. The program will start at 8:00 a.m. and will conclude at 10:00 a.m.

Who should attend:  Anyone who works with or receives federal funding in the form of prime contracts, subcontracts, grants or loans and needs to understand the additional compliance requirements imposed through law and regulation under the Obama Administration.

Cost to attend:  The cost to attend is $35, or $25 for government employees. Checks should be made payable to “Taft” and should be submitted the morning of the seminar.

Registration:  Please click on the appropriate link below to register for the program. Specific information for each location is listed on the registration page.

October 20: Dayton, OH (Hope Hotel & Conference Center)
October 27: Indianapolis, IN (Taft's Indianapolis Office)
November 3: Cleveland, OH (Ohio Aerospace Institute)
November 10: Cincinnati, OH (The Taft Center)
November 16: Washington, D.C. (Metropolitan Club, Co-hosted with Kalbian Hagerty LLP)

Please contact Jennifer Mixson at 513.357.9480 or jmixson@taftlaw.com with any questions. 

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