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Women Impacting Public Policy: Building a Complaint Team, A 3-Part Webinar Series

August 09, 2017
September 13, 2017
October 18, 2017

Cohen Seglias Federal Contracting partner Maria Panichelli is teaming up with Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP) for a second webinar series, this time on Building a Complaint Team: Teaming, Joint Ventures, and Mentor Protégé Relationships in Federal Government Contracting.

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Back to Basics: Eligibility and Affiliation:

Though teaming and joint venturing are a frequently discussed topic in federal contracting circles, the concepts and requirements relating to teams and joint ventures are often very misunderstood. In this beginners-level webinar, we will discuss the fundamental building blocks necessary to understanding the why and how of small business partnerships. We will explain what set aside contracts are, how to determine if you are eligible for the federal government’s small business programs, and common pitfalls that can prevent your eligibility set-aside contracts. 

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Teaming, Joint Venturing, or Mentor Protégé Relationship: How to Know Which Is Right for You:

Many contractors confuse teaming, joint venturing, and mentor protégé relationships. However, these types of partnerships have some major differences, and raise different types of compliance concerns. In this webinar, we will focus on the differences between teaming arrangements and joint ventures, and provide strategies on determining which type of partnership is right for you and your business

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

How to Draft Enforceable and Compliant Teaming or Joint Venture Agreements (45 Min):

There is no hotter topic in federal contracting than teaming and joint venturing. While many contractors know the terms, not as many fully understand the requirements necessary to draft enforceable agreements. In this session, we will cover the right way to use teaming and joint ventures to your advantage. We will discuss how to form an eligible JV, the proper procedures for entering into an enforceable teaming agreement, important clauses you should include in these types of agreements, as well as common pitfalls you should avoid. We will consider the practical implications of negotiating terms of a teaming or JV agreement from the both the prime and subcontractor perspectives. We will also discuss other partnering strategies, including mentor-protégé relationships. Recent developments in this area of law will also be covered.