Tuesday, June 2, 2020 - 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM EST

Venable LLP

Venable LLP and BDO Government Contracts COVID-19 Webinar Series

CARES Act: It Ain't Money for Nothing – A Government Contractor's Guide to Mandatory Disclosures

Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Please join us for the fourth and final segment in BDO's and Venable's government contracts webinar series. During this presentation, experienced government contracts practitioners in the legal and financial fields will discuss best practices contractors and organizations can use to mitigate potential fallout due to disclosures of noncompliance. The panel will discuss the requirements of the mandatory disclosure rule, tips for developing and submitting a written disclosure, and how best to disclose potential issues to the government. This presentation will provide contractors with effective tools to position themselves favorably during disclosure proceedings with the government amid the current pandemic.

Speakers

Paul Debolt, Partner, Venable LLP

Spencer Williams, Associate, Venable LLP

Derek Shaw, BDO USA LLP

 


A Government Contractor's Guide to the Civil False Claims Act During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

The third segment in BDO's and Venable's four-part government contracts webinar series. During this presentation, experienced government contracts practitioners in the legal and financial fields discussed best practices organizations can use to ensure compliance with the Civil False Claims Act (FCA). The panel discussed why government contractors, people who receive payments from the federal government, and those that operate government programs have increased exposure to potential FCA violations and how they can most effectively avoid prosecution and reduce potential penalties in light of the novel coronavirus pandemic.

Speakers

Paul Debolt, Partner, Venable LLP

Randy Seybold, Partner, Venable LLP

Caleb McCallum, Associate, Venable LLP

Erin O'Shea, Director - Industry Specialty Services - Government Contracts, BDO USA, LLP

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A Government Contractor's Guide to Termination Settlement Proposals During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

During this second presentation, experienced government contracts practitioners in the legal and financial fields discussed the best practices for the development and submission of a termination settlement proposal due to the government's decision to terminate all or a portion of a company’s contract for convenience, including the key stakeholders and the required timeline for filing a termination settlement proposal. The panel also discussed the costs that government contractors can recover and how best to maximize their claims in light of the novel coronavirus’s dramatic impact on current government operations.

Speakers

Paul Debolt, Partner, Venable LLP

Chelsea Knudson, Associate, Venable LLP

Aaron Raddock, Partner; Government Contracting Industry National Co-Leader, BDO USA, LLP

 


A Government Contractor's Guide to Maximizing Recovery on Certified Claims and Requests for Equitable Adjustments During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Thursday, April 30, 2020

The first in a four-part government contracts webinar series. During this first program, experienced government contracts practitioners in the legal and finance industries discussed common theories of recovery, the differences between a Request for Equitable Adjustment and a Claim, and the pricing thereof. The panel also discussed cases where contractors could not prevail on their damages claims and close with strategies for ensuring and maximizing your company’s recovery.

Speakers

Paul Debolt, Partner, Venable LLP

Emily Unnasch, Associate, Venable LLP

Aaron Raddock, Partner; Government Contracting Industry National Co-Leader, BDO USA, LLP