Jim Nagle will be the keynote speaker at the Department of Defense Office of Small Business Pacific Northwest Regional Council (PNRC) meeting on Wednesday, March 24th. The PNRC is one of seven councils located geographically across the United States and consists of the following states: Alaska, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana […]
Free webinar Mar. 25. Getting Paid on Government Contracts: Fresh Strategies on Requests for Equitable Adjustments (REAs) & Claims
Join Oles Morrison Partners Howard Roth and Michael Schmidt on March 25th as they present “Getting Paid on Government Contracts: Fresh Strategies on Requests for Equitable Adjustments (REAs) & Claims.” REAs and Contract Disputes Act (CDA) Claims share many key similarities, but important differences. This webinar will focus on recent […]
In case you missed the webinar, President Biden’s New Direction for Government Contracting, you can access the slides here. Watch the entire webinar: About this webinar: Whenever a new administration comes in, especially if it is of a different political party, new contracting directions and emphasis will occur. Which of […]
Whenever a new administration comes in, especially if it is of a different political party, new contracting directions and emphasis will occur. Which of the Trump administration contracting policies will remain, be strengthened, or eliminated by the Biden Administration, and what will replace them?
This fourth annual seminar, co-hosted by PNDC, AGC of WA, Washington PTAC, and Oles Morrison Rinker & Baker LLP, is designed to help navigate the rough seas of doing business with the federal government in the “new normal.” To register for this two half-day virtual seminar, please click here.
Save the Date October 21-22: Navigating Federal Government Contracts Northwest 2020 will be held virtually
Save the Date: Navigating Federal Government Contracts Northwest 2020 will be held virtually over (2) half-days, October 21-22. This fourth annual seminar, co-hosted by AGC of WA, Washington PTAC, Pacific Northwest Defense Coalition and Oles Morrison Rinker & Baker LLP, is designed to help you navigate the rough seas of doing business with the federal government in the “new normal.” Join nationally recognized practitioners who will cover topics relevant to government contractors across all industries.
Howard Roth to Speak at Upcoming Webinar on Department of Defense’s (DOD) New Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC)
The Department of Defense’s (DoD) New Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) released in early 2020, is a new tiered cybersecurity framework that all DoD contractors (both prime and subcontractors) will need to implement. The CMMC adds audits to assure compliance to one of 5 CMMC levels, depending on your contract […]
In case you missed Thursday’s webinar on the Defense Production Act, you can view the presentation in it’s entirety here. Adam Lasky’s slides can be found here. The Defense Production Act (DPA) provides the federal government a means to prioritize and/or allocate critical materials, equipment and services in the private […]
The Defense Production Act (DPA) provides the federal government a means to prioritize and/or allocate critical materials, equipment and services in the private market in the interest of national defense. The power is generally exercised through the issuance of rated orders to government contractors, which come with significant additional compliance […]
Please join us for an evening of networking and refreshments hosted by Oles Morrison Rinker Baker LLP and the Pacific Northwest Defense Coalition (PNDC). This is a great opportunity for you to engage with PNDC Members and other businesses in the defense and security industry. This event has moved to […]
Join Oles Morrison at Alliance NW 2020 on March 5th in the exhibit hall. Adam Lasky will be speaking at a breakout session on “Joint Venture Best Practices: Top 10 things every business needs to consider before partnering on a government contract.” This session will discuss best practices around the […]
Cybersecurity is not a new concern, but its attention has grown significantly in recent years due to the increasing sophistication of persistent threats to the defense base from foreign and domestic actors alike. By some accounts, the USG loses approximately $600 billion each year to cyber-related thefts. These concerns have been the driver for DoD’s Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) initiative as a necessary means for establishing a unified framework of systems, controls and standards to safeguard national security interests.
James Nagle and Howard Roth to Present “Contract Compliance” at the NCMA Columbia Basin National Education Seminar
On February 13th, James Nagle and Howard Roth will present a full day educational seminar on “Contract Compliance” at Columbia Basin NCMA’s National Education Seminar.
The FAR Council Adopts a New Rule on Reporting Counterfeit Parts and Major or Critical Nonconforming Common Items in the Supply Chain
After more than five years in the making, DoD, GSA, and NASA recently issued a final rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to require contractors and subcontractors to report to the Government-Industry Data Exchange Program (GIDEP) certain counterfeit or suspect counterfeit parts and “common items” with major or critical […]
On Halloween Day of 2019, President Trump signed Executive Order 13897, titled “Improving Federal Contractor Operations by Revoking Executive Order 13495.” (84 Fed. Reg. 59709 (Oct. 31, 2019)). This Order revoked, effective immediately, Executive Order 13495 on “Nondisplacement of Qualified Workers Under Service Contracts,” which was issued by President Obama. […]