L2 Federal Resources to Host Webinar "New NDAA Whistleblower Protections: What They Mean for Government Contractors"

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This course is a must government contractors, in-house counsel and those responsible for compliance, ethics and internal investigations.

The National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013 (“FY2013 NDAA”) made several key changes to whistleblower protections applicable to government contractors. These expansions will have immediate and significant effects on the way that contractors must operate, both before and after a whistleblower’s complaint is lodged. It is essential that contractors understand the scope of these changes and the broader compliance landscape that includes several other laws and regulations focused on establishing protections for whistleblowers.

The FY2013 NDAA’s provisions give rise to legal issues pertaining to government contracting and employment law. In this webinar, attorneys from each of these groups will provide you with the key takeaways of these new whistleblower protections and how they will affect your business.

This 90-minute webinar entitled "New NDAA Whistleblower Protections: What they Mean for Government Contractors" is scheduled for Wednesday, May 08, 2013 at 1PM Eastern. To register, follow this link:

New NDAA Whistleblower Protections: What they Mean for Government Contractors

Addressing webinar attendees will be:

Peter J. Eyre is a partner in Crowell & Moring’s Government Contracts Group. His practice focuses on a wide range of government counseling and litigation, including corporate compliance reviews, dispute resolution, bid protests, complex investigations of potential civil and criminal matters, GSA Schedule contracting, suspension and debarment proceedings, and mandatory disclosures. Peter also serves as the coordinator of the Construction Industry Ethics and Compliance Initiative.

Rebecca Springer is a counsel in Crowell & Moring’s Labor and Employment Group. Her practice focuses on labor and employment litigation and counseling, particularly with respect to the intersection between employment law and government contracting. Rebecca has significant experience conducting internal investigations and has worked extensively on single-plaintiff, multi-plaintiff and class action labor and employment litigation involving allegations of retaliation, discrimination and harassment.

Chris Calsyn is a counsel in Crowell & Moring’s Labor and Employment Group. Chris regularly provides clients with litigation and counseling services in all facets of labor and employment law including a number of whistleblower protections, including the False Claims Act, Sarbanes-Oxley Act, Dodd-Frank reforms, and state whistleblower statutes. Chris also frequently assists clients in conducting internal investigations of whistleblower complaints and other sensitive matters. He is an active member of the firm’s Trade Secrets and False Claims Act working groups.

Jason C. Lynch is an associate in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office and a member of both the Government Contracts and White Collar practice groups. Jason has helped government contractor clients respond to criminal investigations, navigate bid protests, and defend themselves against False Claims Act allegations. He is a member of the firm’s False Claims Act and Suspension & Debarment working groups.

Following the presentation, there will be an interactive 10-15 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:

New NDAA Whistleblower Protections: What they Mean for Government Contractors

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

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