L2 Federal Resources to Host Webinar, "Terminations in Government Contracts: Preparing for Budget Cuts"

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This webinar is a must if you’re a contractor, subcontractor, supplier, consultant, attorney or government procurement official and want to better understand the parties rights and obligations relating to termination for convenience or default.

Contractors are not without rights when a contract is terminated, and having a working knowledge of those rights will help you maximize your recovery if your contract is terminated.

Unlike most commercial contracts, Federal government contracts permit the government to terminate a contract for the government’s convenience. Worse yet, it is likely that the coming budget cuts and possible sequestration will result in agencies adjusting their priorities which may result in an increase in contract terminations. The government may also, of course, terminate a contract for default, and it is possible that budgetary constraints may cause agencies to be less hesitant to consider a default termination as well.

This webinar will provide an overview of both termination for convenience and termination for default, the procedural steps the government must follow, recommendations as to how a contractor should respond, and explain which costs are recoverable. For example, certain expenses, including preparation of a termination for convenience settlement proposal, are recoverable.

The 90-minute webinar, entitled “Terminations in Government Contracts: Preparing for Budget Cuts" is scheduled for Thursday, December 13, at 1:00 PM Eastern.
To register, follow this link: Terminations in Government Contracts: Preparing for Budget Cuts

Addressing webinar attendees will be Richard Arnholt of Crowell & Moring, LLP.

Richard Arnholt is counsel in the Washington, DC law office of Crowell & Moring LLP. His practice involves bid protests, qui tam actions, contract claims, congressional and criminal investigations, and providing regulatory advice. His recent work includes litigating bid protests before the Government Accountability Office and the Court of Federal Claims, False Claims Act work at the trial and appellate level, providing training to clients regarding U.S. government contracts law, advising clients on a range of government contracts compliance issues, including the Berry Amendment and Trade Agreements Act, and assisting major defense companies in responding to congressional inquiries. He also regularly counsels clients on suspension and debarment matters at the federal and state levels, including appearing before government debarring officials. Prior to joining Crowell & Moring, Richard clerked for one year with the Honorable Mary Ellen Coster Williams, United States Court of Federal Claims, and worked with the government contracts group at another top law firm. He is also an active member of the ABA’s Section of Public Contract Law.

Following this presentation, there will be an interactive 10-to-15 minute question-and-answer session addressing material covered in the webinar.
Webinar tuition is based on location, not number of participants, so each registration site can have multiple participants for one low price.
To register, follow this link: Terminations in Government Contracts: Preparing for Budget Cuts

L2 Federal Resources provides expert-led training and education for the government contracting community. The company hosts several webinars on government contracting topics every month and offers downloadable recordings of past webinars at http://www.l2federalresources.com. The company also blogs on government contracting topics at http://www.l2federalresources.com/blog. L2 is on Twitter at @L2FedResources.

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