Partnering to Win: Teaming, Subcontracting, Joint Ventures, and Mentor Protégé Agreements

Click here to view the recorded session. The unique regulatory landscape of government contracting makes it difficult for new or commercial businesses to enter the space and win prime contracts. Fortunately, the government has created several programs to assist companies looking to enter the federal market and expand their capabilities. This also allows larger, more established businesses to partner with and / or mentor newer companies in the space. There are, however, many requirements and regulations governing these types of arrangements. . . . Read More

Construction Roundtable: Top 4 Legal Risks for Federal Construction Contractors

Click here to view the recorded session. Construction firms face a myriad of legal risks throughout a project’s life cycle. From compliance obligations to managing disputes, don’t miss this insightful discussion on the top 4 legal risks facing contractors working in the federal space and a discussion on proactively facing those challenges. Leading the roundtable discussion are  PilieroMazza  attorneys  Jessica duHoffmann , Practice Group Chair of the  Construction Group , and  Nichole Atallah , Partner in the  Labor & Employment Group . They’ll cover: project management resources; subcontractor and supplier issues; wage . . . Read More

Overcoming the Inflation Crisis: The Ins and Outs of Inflation Relief for DOD Contractors

Click here to view the recorded session. Skyrocketing inflation continues to be among the top concerns facing government contractors. To address the problem, Congress authorized the Department of Defense to provide relief for cost increases caused by inflation and mandated that DOD release guidance by March 23, 2023. Join Kevin Barnett and Lauren Brier , attorneys in PilieroMazza’s Government Contracts Group , for key takeaways to help contractors find contract relief in response to acute economic conditions. They’ll cover: understanding the DOD’s new guideline for filing a . . . Read More

Understanding and Avoiding Affiliation for Small Business Government Contractors

Click here to review the recorded session. The Small Business Administration’s affiliation rules are a key component of eligibility for small business set-aside programs. Indeed, affiliation with another business can cause your company to lose its small business status, which may lead you to lose a protest as well as a set-aside contract you invested considerable time and resources in pursuing. Loss of small business status due to affiliation may also impact your pursuit of SBA loans and could trigger an enforcement . . . Read More

What’s New in OFCCP Compliance? Important 2023 Updates for Government Contractors

Click here to view the recorded session. In 2023, contractors can expect continued – and heightened – enforcement actions from the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP). Among other things, the OFCCP is taking on a greater interest in pay equity, issuing proposed burdensome changes to its Compliance Review scheduling letters, and expanding its overall efforts to ensure contractors are compliant with regulations. In this webinar, PilieroMazza’s Sara Strosser , an attorney in the Firm’s Labor & Employment Group , examines new updates in 2023 crucial to . . . Read More

2022 FCA Year in Review and Emerging Trends for 2023

Click here to view the recorded session. The Department of Justice (DOJ) recovered approximately $2 billion in settlements and judgments from civil cases involving fraud and the False Claims Act (FCA) in Fiscal Year 2022, a sharp decline from 2021 and the lowest recoveries in over a decade. While the FCA remains the primary vehicle for the government to recover funds obtained by fraud or a material misrepresentation, are the 2022 statistics a sign of reduced enforcement or increased compliance? Join Matt Feinberg and . . . Read More