Sep 28, 2023

Micro-Webinar Series - Partnering for Success: A Cross-Practice Series on Top Legal Considerations for Government Contractors

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Join a cross-practice group of attorneys from Seyfarth's Washington, DC office for a series of 30-minute informational webinars on top legal considerations for government contractors.

Part 1: Risks and Opportunities in Public Infrastructure Projects (Recording Below)

The first installment of the series addresses funding opportunities created by the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, providing both a government contracts and construction law perspective for recipients and suppliers pursuing federally funded infrastructure projects.

Topics covered include:

  • An overview of funding opportunities under the IIJA
  • “Buy American” requirements and other compliance obligations for federally funded infrastructure projects
  • Implications for various infrastructure contracting structures

Erica L. Bakies, Counsel, Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Amy C. Hoang, Partner, Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Charles E. Wall, Partner, Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Part 2: Anti-Discrimination Compliance in the Face of Export Control Requirements (Recording Below)

The second installment of the series focuses on compliance considerations under export control and anti-discrimination laws.

Topics covered include:

  • The impact of export controls on hiring;
  • Ensuring your job postings and onboarding process accounts for export control licensing requirements while not discriminating; and
  • Identifying potential compliance pitfalls and best practices.

Erica L. Bakies, Counsel, Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Dawn M. Lurie, Senior Counsel, Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Part 3: Wage and Hour Considerations and Strategies

Thursday, September 28, 2023
12:00 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. Eastern
11:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Central
10:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Mountain
9:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Pacific

The third installment of this series will focus on emerging trends in application of federal prevailing wage laws to government and private-sector contracts. Topics covered will include:

  • How do I decide whether the Service Contract Act applies to my government contract?
  • How will the Inflation Reduction Act expand impacts of prevailing wage requirements into my private sector, i.e., non-government, contracts?

Scott Hecker, Counsel, Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Adam Lasky, Partner, Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Amy C. Hoang (Host), Partner, Seyfarth Shaw LLP

If you have any questions, please contact Brooke Janeczek at bjaneczek@seyfarth.com and reference this series.

These webinars are pending approval for CLE in CA, IL, NJ, and NY. Credit will be applied for as requested for TX, GA, WA, NC and VA. The following jurisdictions may accept reciprocal credit with these accredited states, and individuals can use the certificate they receive to gain CLE credit therein: AZ, CT, NH. The following jurisdictions do not require CLE, but attendees will receive general certificates of attendance: DC, MA, MD, MI, SD. For all other jurisdictions, a general certificate of attendance and the necessary materials will be issued that can be used in other jurisdictions for self-application. Please note that attendance must be submitted within 10 business days of the program taking place. If you have questions about jurisdictions, please email CLE@seyfarth.com.

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