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FEI’s Conference on Government Business Addresses Contracting, Cost Accounting Standards and Business Systems Regulations

CPE accredited program features discussions led by senior executives from Lockheed Martin, General Dynamics, PwC, as well as legal experts, judges and government experts specializing in working with government entities. 

 Morristown, N.J. – Financial Executives International (FEI), the association of choice for CFOs and other senior-level finance executives, today announced the agenda for its upcoming Conference on Government Business. The event will be held at the District of Columbia Bar in Washington, D.C. on February 4. Attendees of the one-day program are eligible to receive up to 7 CPE credits to meet NASBA Standards requirements. For full agenda details and to register, visit  www.financialexecutives.org/govbus2020.

The Conference targets financial professionals who work with federal government entities and professionals in government who need to stay current on legal issues and regulatory requirements effecting government contracting. The sessions are developed by FEI’s Committee on Government Business, the team responsible for analyzing legislation and regulations affecting accounting standards and practices followed by businesses servicing the Federal sector. 

“At FEI, we recognize that the unique opportunities and risks facing financial professionals within the government sector require a dedicated forum for learning and discussion,” explained Andrej Suskavcevic, CAE, President and CEO of FEI. “Our Committee on Government Business has worked to put together a meaningful, timely agenda to tackle these issues in an intimate and interactive way. Based on that effort, we trust that attendees will find the conference topics invaluable.” 

The Conference on Government Business is made possible through the support of the Financial Education & Research Foundation (FERF), and the event’s sponsors, Baker Tilly and PwC. The Conference will include the following sessions:

  • The Legality of Cost and Audit
  • Cyber Security and the Supply Chain
  • Cost Sharing and Other Transaction Agreements (OTAs)
  • Internal/External Restructuring Costs Roundtable

“Understanding the federal rules and regulations addressing accounting practices is more complex for the financial professionals dealing with business working with government agencies,” said Barbara Michael, Perspecta Inc.’s Vice President of Government Compliance and Chair of FEI’s Committee on Government Business. “It takes constant education and discussion with other industry professionals to navigate new regulations and develop and implement realistic solutions. We have developed a forum that presents these topics in a format that encourages a full understanding of each issue and helps to outline a clear path to solutions.”

For complete agenda information and a listing of speakers please visit:
www.financialexecutives.org/govbus2020

About FEI
Financial Executives International (FEI) is the leading advocate for the views of corporate financial management. Its more than 10,000 members hold policy-making positions as chief financial officers, treasurers and controllers at companies from every major industry. FEI enhances member professional development through peer networking, career management services, conferences, research and publications. Members participate in the activities of more than 65 Chapters in the U.S. FEI is located in Morristown, NJ. Visit www.financialexecutives.org for more information.

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