When companies do business on federal government construction projects, they are exposed to a than those governing private construction projects. Failure to understand and abide by those unique requirements can expose your company to substantial risks, penalties, and costs. This class will focus on the basic requirements imposed on contractors that perform work under federal government contracts. Specific topics include:
Determining the unique set of contractual and regulatory requirements that can be materially different from other jobs
Discussing FAR and FAR Supplements, the Code of Federal Regulations, Authority of Government Personnel, Payment requirements (Prompt Payment Act), Labor and certified payroll requirements (Davis Bacon Act, E-Verify)
Address the unique requirements that can expose your company to substantial risks, penalties, and cost
Company Principals, Contract Managers, Purchasing, Estimators, Executive Team, Project Managers, and Contract Handling Employees
Chip Mitchell is the founder and principal of Blue Fence Advisors, and a senior level executive with more than thirty years of combined business and legal experience. He also serves as a private arbitrator and mediator, and he is a panel member with the American Arbitration Association. Before he founded Blue Fence Advisors, Chip served as the General Counsel and Chief Administrative Officer of one of the largest privately held EPC trade construction companies in the country. He has been responsible for managing the company’s legal, risk management, and human resources departments, including corporate governance, compliance, contract management, bonding and insurance relationships, labor and employment issues, and dispute resolution. He also has experience managing M&A transactions on both the buyer and seller sides, including management of the diligence process, and negotiating transaction documents.