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Event Name:Government Contracting SIG : The lowdown on flowdown
Event Type(s):Special Interest Group Event
Description:Join the Government Contracting SIG for the following session:

“The lowdown on flowdown” A looking at flowdown requirements for prime contractors and subcontractors. The session will examine:
·       What is a flowdown and why are contractors required to flow prime contract requirements down to subcontractors
o   Discuss why the Government expects and requires contractors to flow contract clauses/provisions down
o   Discuss the concept of privity
·       What to flowdown and why a simple copy and past exercise is likely not the correct answer
o   Highlight some key clauses that all contractors should be aware of
o   Discuss considerations that prime contractors and subcontractors should be aware of when flowing clauses down
·       Whom to flow something down to focusing on the definition of a subcontract/subcontractor
o   Examine how the FAR/DFARS don’t define subcontracts and subcontractors consistently
o   Discuss why it would be and is inappropriate for the Government to define who subcontractors are for contractors
o   Discussion on how should contractors define who are subcontractors vs. vendors vs. alternate locations and affiliates.
Event Date:11/9/2021
Event Time:8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Location:VIRTUAL - Zoom Meeting
Tysons, VA 22182

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Contact Person:Bill Maxwell
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