Thompson Government Contracting

Strategies for Managing & Mitigating Risk in Government Contracts

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Webinar Details

Subject: Federal Contracting

Prerequisites: None

Recommended Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge and Applications

Program Knowledge Level: Basic

Advanced Preparation: None

Duration: 90 minutes

Location: Your office or conference room, per telephone connection

Course Description:

In today’s rigid enforcement environment, doing business with the federal government can expose contractors (and subcontractors) to serious risks.

For instance, the way you respond to the RFP and write the contract can trigger false claim charges—with penalties up to $11,000 per claim, puts triple damages and additional costs. (And intent to defraud is not necessary to trigger this enforcement action!) But that’s not the only risk: financial, legal and performance-related liabilities can emerge during every aspect of contract administration.

What’s the best way to manage these risks? What can be done to mitigate them? And, if litigation does arise, how can you minimize the impact on your business? Let a contracting expert show you the answers—in time to protect your profits and future as a contractor.

Register now for Strategies for Managing & Mitigating Risk in Government Contracts.

In this 90-minute webinar, you’ll learn ways to protect against the potential liabilities and risks involved in pursuing and performing government contracts. Your guide will be Paul Debolt, an expert in helping contractors deal with the legal, financial and performance issues that arise when conducting business with the federal government. From the RFP through contract administration, you’ll learn protective—and proactive—strategies for navigating today’s increasingly rigid enforcement environment.

Ways to keep your contracting lucrative. You’ll discover practical ways to avoid everything from the staggering penalties of the Civil False Claims Act, to contract formation and administration potholes. If you ever do end up in litigation, tips from this webinar will help you minimize costs and maximize your opportunities for a favorable outcome. Plus, you’ll have the chance to ask your own questions during the Q&A portion of the webinar.

Reserve your space now to learn today’s best strategies for mitigating and managing risk in every phase of government contracting, including how to:

  • Recognize the types of risk that contractors face
  • Manage risk during RFP and contract formation
  • Mitigate risk at the contract’s outset
  • Manage risk during contract administration
  • Understand how to comply with the civil false claims act
  • Minimize your litigation risk—and, if litigation is unavoidable, how to reduce costs and increase your chances of achieving a favorable outcome

Remember, the more you do to reduce performance-related risks and liabilities, the less you have to worry about profit-draining penalties and legal action. Don’t miss this chance to get expert guidance on troubleshooting risks throughout the contract lifecycle.

Register now for Strategies for Managing & Mitigating Risk in Government Contracts.

Who Will Benefit

This webinar is of value to all federal contractors and subcontractors. Attendees who will benefit most include:

  • Compliance Officers
  • Legal Counsel
  • CEO and leadership team
  • Contracting Officers

Paul Debolt
Paul Debolt assists companies and individuals on issues that arise from conducting business with the federal government, including civil fraud. He is experienced in the competitive source selection process, defending or prosecuting bid protests, issuing advice concerning compliance with government regulations and laws during the performance of a contract, and helping to resolve disputes and claims during contract performance or as a result of contract termination. Mr. Debolt also has significant experience with due diligence in connection with the merger and acquisition of government contractors, as well as post-transaction matters such as novations. He counsels clients on the Service Contract Act, the civil False Claims Act, joint ventures and teaming agreements, prime-subcontractor disputes, internal investigations, mandatory disclosures and data rights issues.

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