This week, Tom Fox introduces the newest addition to the Compliance Podcast Network, Compliance and Coronavirus. This week he visits with three Managing Directors from Affiliated Monitors about issues they are seeing around Covid-19 and the economy reopening, each from their professional perspective. In this episode, Rod Grandon discusses issues around government contracting, government contractors and businesses which received PPP funding.
Government Contractor Mergers & Acquisition?
The DOJ’s April 2019 guidance on Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs will be the topic of conversation by a great panel of in-house, firm counsel, and a former SDO. Viewpoints on how ethics & compliance issues should be diligenced and considered in M&A transactions, and how the updated guidance impacts post-merger integration efforts will be addressed.
ModeratorGerry Amann, General Counsel, Secretary and Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer, Accenture Federal Services
PanelistsRod Grandon, Managing Director, Affiliated Monitors, Inc. (former Air Force, Deputy GC and SDO) David Truong , COO and General Counsel, Planned Systems International Preston Pugh, Member, Miller & Chevalier
In this special five-part podcast series, sponsored by Affiliated Monitors, Inc., Tom Fox visits with AMI Managing Director Rod Grandon. Along the way, they consider the responsibility of federal contractors to maintain their status as “Responsible Contractors” and explore the benefits of having an effective compliance and business ethics program not only to increase business efficiencies and profitability but prepare you in good stead if the regulators come knocking.Day 1:
In this first episode, we introduce the concept of Responsible Contractors.Day 2:
In this Episode 2, Grandon and Fox engage in more in-depth discussion what the government expects from contractors. The concept of the Responsible Contractor focuses on integrity and honesty. It goes beyond the notion of responsibility in all forms of interactions with the government and actions by the company in their commercial operations.
Recent court decisions and trends in suspension and debarment practice are the focus of this important program led by the Co-Chairs of the ABA Debarment & Suspension Committee. Don’t get left behind–learn how to navigate this shifting landscape from the experts!
This program provides a thorough examination of suspension and debarment, the powerful administrative tools that prevent companies and individuals deemed “not presently responsible” from doing business with the federal government. Take this course to gain an understanding of both the legal and regulatory landscape as well as practical tips for navigating a suspension and debarment action. The presentation will be led by Rodney Grandon and Mike Wagner, attorneys who have routinely handled suspension and debarment actions and who serve as Co-Chairs of the ABA Debarment & Suspension Committee.
Day 1: In part 1 of this 5-part series on mergers and acquisitions, Eric Feldman and Tom Fox discuss the why’s, what’s and how’s of an independent assessment of a target. Listen below, or on the FCPA Compliance Report.
Day 2: Don Stern discuss the impact that M&A has on both the acquired entity and the acquirer. Listen below, or on the FCPA Compliance Report.
Day 3: In this 5-part series, Tom Fox, Eric Feldman, and Don Stern, and Rod Grandon explore how to go about assessing ethics and compliance in the mergers and acquisition (M&A) context. In this third episode Fox visits with Feldman about planning out a post-acquisition merger strategy. Listen below, or on the FCPA Compliance Report.