All Federal grantees must report certain activities potentially affecting their Federal award, including fraud and fraud-like matters, certain conflicts of interest, and relevant criminal, civil, and administrative proceedings.
Before the Uniform Guidance, much of this reporting was voluntary, but with the promulgation of the Uniform Guidance in December 2014, OMB has moved from voluntary disclosures to mandatory reporting (2 C.F.R. § 200.113) and has begun to call for self-reporting of certain conflicts of interest in grant-supported transactions (2 C.F.R. § 200.112). As of January 2016, mandatory reporting expanded further with requirements under the Federal Awardee Performance and Integrity Information System (“FAPIIS”).
Understanding the scope of these reporting requirements is critical, yet the regulatory text is, in many places, ambiguous and there are a lot of questions about how to comply:
- When does an activity reach the point of required disclosure (e.g., immediately upon discovery or after an investigation)?
- What is considered "a timely manner" to report the matter?
- How do you determine that a violation has occurred or an issue potentially affects your Federal award and should be disclosed?
- Does your organization receive enough grant funds to trigger disclosures in FAPIIS?
In this webinar, join FTLF Partner Scott Sheffler to discuss and evaluate these issues.
- CEOs/ Directors
- Fiscal Staff
- Compliance Directors
- Other grants management staff
After this webinar, you will be able to:
- Evaluate the Uniform Guidance mandatory reporting requirements, including possible strategies for interpreting ambiguous aspects
- Understand the scope of the disclosure requirements, including FAPIIS
- Discuss trends in grant-related self-disclosure requirements
A Partner with the firm in the Federal Grants and Health Law practice groups, Scott advises clients on matters of federal grant law, government contract law, and health care law. Scott assists clients with the myriad requirements that apply upon acceptance of federal grant funding, including the administrative requirements and cost principles established in the Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards (Uniform Guidance), the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circulars that preceded the Uniform Guidance, and program-specific statutory and regulatory funding conditions. [Full Bio]
Participants can earn up to 1.50 CPE credits in Specialized Knowledge and Applications upon completion of all course requirements.
ATTENDEE REQUIREMENTS FOR CPE CREDIT
If you purchase CPE credit for this webinar you must satisfy the following conditions in order to receive your certificate:
- Answer at least 5 of the 7 polling questions during the webinar
- Complete the evaluation survey after the conclusion of the webinar or in the follow-up email
Upon completion of these requirements, FTLF will email you your CPE Certificate within five (5) business days.
- Prerequisites: None
- Target Audience: CEOs/ Directors, Fiscal Staff, Compliance Directors, Other grants management staff
- Advanced Preparation: None
- Program Level: All
- Delivery Method: Group Internet Based
- Attendance Requirements: In order to be awarded the full credits, you must respond to five (5) out of seven (7) polling questions.
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- 1.25 Certificate of Attendance
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