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Everything that is Federal Government Contracting. We inform listeners on the legal, regulatory and compliance challenges in government contracting as well as contract proposals, pricing and changes. With over 60 years of experience and training thousands of government contracting industry professionals, we are the leader in learning and professional development.

Everything that is Federal Government Contracting. We inform listeners on the legal, regulatory and compliance challenges in government contracting as well as contract proposals, pricing and changes. With over 60 years of experience and training thousands of government contracting industry professionals, we are the leader in learning and professional development.

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United States

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Everything that is Federal Government Contracting. We inform listeners on the legal, regulatory and compliance challenges in government contracting as well as contract proposals, pricing and changes. With over 60 years of experience and training thousands of government contracting industry professionals, we are the leader in learning and professional development.

Language:

English

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Episodes

FPS Podcast #28 - Request for Equitable Adjustments

1/18/2022
In this episode, we talk with Dan Ramish of the law firm Smith Pachter McWhorter on REAs and Claims. Dan gives us a description of both an REA and a Claim and defines the two with examples and challenges through out federal contracting history.

Duration:00:25:08

FPS Podcast #27 - Managing Subcontractors Sealed Package Submissions

12/27/2021
in Episode #27, we talk with The McKelvey Group's Marc Hamman about pricing of proposals. He gives us a number of things to think about when pricing a proposal and how primes and subs should prepare and present their pricing proposals.

Duration:00:13:57

FPS Podcast #26 - New Developments in Contract Terminations

12/27/2021
In this episode we talk with HKA's Greg Bingham and John Chesbro about contract terminations. Over the past 12-18 months during the change in the administration and the pandemic a number of high profile events happened that caused a number of somewhat unexpected terminations. As a contractor, you have certain rights and obligations you must be acutely aware of including the stoppage of work and documenting your inventory. Greg and John will discuss what happens and how to recover from such a...

Duration:00:23:15

FPS Podcast #25 - Understanding Definitized Contracts

12/3/2021
This is FPS Podcast #25 - Understanding Definitized Contracts. In this episode Deb Nixon of Crosshair Advisor explains Definitized Contracts , what they are, how they are used and the responsibilities of both the government and the contractor when entering into this type of contract.

Duration:00:19:19

FPS Podcast #24 - Strategic Pricing Essentials

11/22/2021
In this episode I talk with Marsha Lindquist of Granite Leadership Strategies on strategic pricing essentials. If you are bidding on a federal contract or any government contract for that matter, knowing how you got to your price and the ability to explain your bid will go a long way in winning the award. She will explain to the audience:

Duration:00:16:04

FPS Podcast #23 - The Contract Appeals Process

11/8/2021
This is FPS Podcast #23. In this episode we talk with The Honorable (Ret) Jeri Somers, partner at Jenner & Block. Ms. Somers is the former chief justice for the Civilian Board of Contract Appeals and now advises clients on a variety of federal contracting matters at Jenner & Block. Ms. Somers explains the difference between the appeals boards - whether civilian or armed services - and the federal courts.

Duration:00:10:55

FPS Podcast #22 - The Vaccine Mandate

10/31/2021
This is FPS Podcast #22. In this episode we talk with Daniel Kelly and Hugh Murray partners from the law firm McCarter & English. They help dissect the Executive Order Mandating Vaccination of Federal Contractors and Subcontractors. There are a number of tentacles to this mandate including monitoring and reporting, retroactive to contracts, and how some of the agencies have interpreted the order.

Duration:00:32:59

FPS Podcast #21 - Teaming Agreements

10/18/2021
This is Podcast #21. In this episode we talk to Matt McKelvey, founder and president of The McKelvey Group about the advantages and challenges with teaming agreements. Matt discusses from both a prime contractor and subcontractor perspective and what to watch out for, how far in advance you should engage another party on an agreement as well how to best look at the responsibilities of each party.

Duration:00:20:35

FPS Podcast #20 - Cost Accounting Standards Applicability

10/11/2021
In this podcast, host Todd Hatherly interviews Deborah Nixon of Crosshair Advisors. Deborah and I will talk Cost Accounting Standards. Conventional wisdom says CAS only comes into play for the big contractors. But as Deborah explains that thinking is not quite right. More often than not, some of those standard can be applicable to smaller organizations. Find out more by listening to how Deborah explains it.

Duration:00:16:47

FPS Podcast #19 - Happy New Year FY22!

10/1/2021
In this podcast, host Todd Hatherly interviews Larry Allen of Allen Federal Business Partners on the changes in the new fiscal year. Was it a good ending or a not so good ending? For a good part of September 2021, the news of a budget was center stage. As October 1st approached, a CR was implemented and a deadline was set for debt ceiling. Larry Allen discusses these things as well as gives his insights into what three things federal contractors should do now in the early part of the FY22...

Duration:00:13:50

FPS Podcast #18 - Top 10 Reasons to Attend FPS Weeklong Conference in Las Vegas

7/16/2021
We are getting back to the classrooms! With that, host Todd Hatherly wants to give you his top 10 reasons you should join us at our Las Vegas week September 13-17, 2021 at The Flamingo Hotel, Las Vegas. With 350+ hours of instructional training and 35+ classes for federal contracting know-how, the Las Vegas Government Contracts Week conference will be the largest government contracts training event this year! Find out why hundreds of organizations rely on Federal Publications Seminars...

Duration:00:04:43

FPS Podcast #17 - The President's Executive Order on Cybersecurity

5/25/2021
In this podcast, host Todd Hatherly discusses with David Black and Eric Crusius of Holland & Knight, the Biden Administration's lengthy executive order related to cybersecurity. This EO had been circulating around the Whitehouse for a while, but with the Colonial Pipeline breach, they decided to release the Executive Order. David and Eric present their perspective on the impact on government contractors and suppliers.

Duration:00:17:48

FPS Podcast #16 - 3 Things GSA Schedule Contractors Need to Know Now

5/2/2021
In this FPS Podcast, host Todd Hatherly talks to Larry Allen of Allen Federal Business Partners about GSA Schedule Contracts for 2021 and beyond. Larry provides insights on both opportunities and challenges facing federal government contractors. The GSA Schedules contracting vehicles are a great way to sell both goods and services to all federal government agencies. However, you must be cognizant of the compliance and keep up with GSA's changes.

Duration:00:12:44

FPS Podcast #15 : The GAUGE Report with CohnReznick

3/18/2021
This special podcast discusses the 2021 GAUGE report compiled by Cohn Reznick in conjunction with Unanet. This podcast reviews findings from 2020 and expectations for the 2021 report. It is moderated by Dr Jerry McGinn from George Mason University.

Duration:00:19:46

FPS Podcast #14 - Earned Value Management

9/21/2020
This program, episode #14, brought to you by Federal Publications Seminars, a leader in federal government contract training to the industry for the past 60 years, hosts BDO Managing Director, Dave Scott to discuss EVM and the EVM Forum held every year in October. In this episode we will talk about the upcoming 2 day virtual program and why finance analysts and others need to attend to get the latest information on changes to EVM in Federal Government Contracting. Federal Publications...

Duration:00:13:18

FPS Podcast #13 - DOD Guidance on 3610 CARES Act

8/21/2020
This program, episode #13, brought to you by Federal Publications Seminars, a leader in federal government contract training to the industry for the past 60 years, hosts David Robbins, Co-Chair of Jenner & Block's Government Contracts Practice. In episode #13, David along with legal partner Cindy Robertson discuss the new DOD guidance on 3610 for contractors. Federal Publications Seminars has hundreds of online programs, classroom courses and other resources available to the industry. Go to...

Duration:00:19:32

FPS Podcast #12 - CARES ACT - Gov Con Financial Risks

6/23/2020
This program, episode #12, brought to you by Federal Publications Seminars, a leader in federal government contract training to the industry for the past 60 years, hosts Craig Stetson, a partner with Capital Edge Consulting. In episode #12, we discuss the risks associated with the CARES ACT funding for government contractors. Federal Publications Seminars has hundreds of online programs, classroom courses and other resources available to the industry. Go to https://www.fedpubseminars.com...

Duration:00:19:14

FPS Podcast #11 - Recovering Costs Under COVID19

6/15/2020
This program, episode #11, brought to you by Federal Publications Seminars, a leader in federal government contract training to the industry for the past 60 years, hosts Paul Bailey, a partner with Capital Edge Consulting. In episode #11, we discuss the avenues of recovering costs related to COVID19 through use of the CARES Act. Federal Publications Seminars has hundreds of online programs, classroom courses and other resources available to the industry. Go to https://www.fedpubseminars.com...

Duration:00:27:24

FPS Podcast #10 - Estimating Systems

6/9/2020
This program, episode #10, brought to you by Federal Publications Seminars, a leader in federal government contract training to the industry for the past 60 years, hosts Anthony Kim, a partner with Capital Edge Consulting. In episode #10, we discuss estimating systems and what is called "Truthful Cost and Pricing Data" for government contractors. Federal Publications Seminars has hundreds of online programs, classroom courses and other resources available to the industry. Go to...

Duration:00:30:52

FPS Podcast #9 - Incurred Cost Submissions for 2020

6/2/2020
This program, episode #9, brought to you by Federal Publications Seminars, a leader in federal government contract training to the industry for the past 60 years, hosts Anthony Kim, a partner with Capital Edge Consulting. In episode #9, we discuss the Incurred Cost Submission and how COVID19 has impacted it for 2020. Mr. Kim takes us through the different schedules and important things you should consider for 2020. Federal Publications Seminars has hundreds of online programs, classroom...

Duration:00:34:20