(Recorded Webinar) Sole Source Procurements Under the Uniform Guidance
Every grantee knows that a “sole source” procurement is a high-risk event when using federal funds. Yet, the Uniform Guidance does not offer much clarity on when sole source procurements are permissible. Despite listing potential justifications of “only available from a single source,” “public emergencies,” and more, the regulations do not go on to explain what might qualify as fitting within these general categories, exposing grantees to the peril of strict after-the-fact review of any noncompetitive procurement. In this webinar, FTLF attorneys Joseph P. Loman and Scott S. Sheffler bring years of experience in both federal government contracts and federal grants to an in-depth discussion of this often vexing area of the law.
- CEOs/ Directors
- Fiscal Staff
- Compliance Directors
- Procurement Personnel
- Other grants management staff
After this webinar, you will be able to:
- Understand the scope of sole source restrictions
- Further clarify in policies and procedures what may or may not constitute a valid sole source procurement strategy
- Craft effective sole source justifications
A Senior Associate in the firm’s Federal Grants and Health Law practice groups, Joe advises clients on matters of federal grant law, government contract law, and health care law. Prior to joining the firm, Joe served as program counsel with the United States Navy Office of General Counsel at the Naval Sea Systems Command where he provided government contract law and federal fiscal law advice to program leadership and contracting personnel in critical programs. In addition, he also represented the Navy as lead trial attorney on bid protests before the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO). [Full Bio]
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]
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