Dealing with Uncle Sam: Government Contracts Enforcement Update

Palo Alto Presentation


Government Contracts + Public Procurement

Palo Alto, CA

Rick Vacura

Rick Vacura


This complimentary seminar is for both new and experienced government contractors and grantees who want to learn how to manage the significant financial and criminal/civil risks involved with government contracts and funding. The program will address:
  • GSA Schedule enforcement trends, including greater scrutiny of discount pricing requirements, Industrial Funding Fee compliance, and Trade Agreement Act certifications
  • The high risk areas related to federal government funding agreements that have led to prosecutions of grantees for violations of cost accounting and billing requirements
  • Mitigating risks through robust compliance programs and best practices
  • Recent prosecutions and trends concerning False Claims Act cases involving government contractors and grantees ranging from information technology to medical research
  • Suspension and debarment actions and voluntary disclosure considerations
    • Who should attend: 
    In-house Counsel, as well as Senior Management, Internal Audit and Compliance Officers, and Corporate Governance Officers. Speakers Rick Vacura Partner and Head of Government Contracts< Morrison & Foerster LLP Bob Salerno Partner Securities Litigation, Enforcement and White-Collar Defense MCLE Accredited
    This invitation is transferable and open to colleagues and guests. There is no charge to attend this seminar. Morrison & Foerster LLP (provider # 2183) certifies that this activity has been approved for MCLE credit by the State Bar of California in the amount of 1.0 hour.

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