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Webinar: Critical Updates for Federal Contractors During the COVID-19 Pandemic

May 19, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

NDIA New England Webinar Series

Critical Updates for Federal Contractors During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Presented by McCarter & English

Thank you for attending our webinar where we discussed the latest critical updates for federal contractors during the COVID-19 pandemic! If you were unable to attend and would like to view a recording of the presentation please click the link below.

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  • DHS Guidance on Critical Infrastructure Workforce
  • OMB Memoranda Addressing Federal Contract Performance Issues
  • The CARES Act and Related DoD Responses
  • DoD Procurement Guidance Memoranda
  • Enhanced Commerciality Opportunities
  • Enhanced Compliance Concerns When Seeking Relief For COVID-19 Related Delays, Disruptions and Increased Costs

About the Presenters

Dan Kelly
Partner, McCarter & English

Dan Kelly is a partner at McCarter & English. He brings over 30 years of experience to the firm’s government contracts group, combining both counseling and acting as an advocate on behalf of clients doing business in the government marketplace. Dan’s practice extends to a broad spectrum of industries and federal and state authorities for whom they supply research, products, and services, including emerging and established businesses working under prime and subcontracts, SBIRs, CRADAs, OTAs, and grants for DoD and civilian agencies. Dan serves on the Board of Directors for the Boston Chapter of the National Contract Management Association (NCMA) and as vice president for the New England Chapter of the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA), and is a frequent speaker at NCMA and NDIA events.

Alex Major
Partner, McCarter & English

Alex Major is a partner and co-leader of the firm’s Government Contracts and Global Trade practice group. Alex’s practice focuses on federal procurement compliance counseling, cybersecurity liability and risk management, and litigation. He counsels companies of all sizes and in all sectors on a host of regulatory requirements, including those found in the FAR and DFARS, as well as the NIST Special Publications, FedRAMP and in state data privacy requirements. A recognized thought leader, author, and instructor in the area of federal procurement cybersecurity, Alex also has the distinction of being a retired U.S. Air Force intelligence officer and a graduate of the National Security Agency’s Junior Officer Cryptologic Career Program.

Franklin Turner
Partner, McCarter & English

Franklin Turner is a partner and co-leader of the Government Contracts & Global Trade practice group. He is an innovative business lawyer with significant experience resolving complex government contracts issues for a broad array of companies – ranging from multinational Fortune 100 corporations to mid-market and small businesses. Franklin routinely represents clients in the aerospace, defense, information technology, health care and industrial supply sectors.Franklin is a prolific author and lecturer and is routinely called upon by national and international news organizations to offer his insight regarding developments in the federal procurement industry.

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May 19, 2020
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm