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New and Important Federal Laws & Small Business Program Updates for Federal Contractors


Event: New and Important Federal Laws & Small Business Program Updates for Federal Contractors

Presenter(s): Michelle F. Kantor, Esq., McDonald Hopkins LLC


Federal government laws are constantly changing and compliance is crucial to maintain your small business certifications, and successfully comply with government contract requirements. Attorney Michelle Kantor will present new laws and regulations that can impact bidding on and performing work as well as to help clarify new expectations the government will impose on small and large businesses.

Topics Include:

  • The program requirements for doing business with NDOT & BLM
  • How to position their business to take advantage of opportunities as they arise
  • How to participate in NDOT’s informal bidding program (Contracts < $250,000)
  • Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) participation
  • Types of federal procurement vehicles the BLM uses

In addition, Ms. Kantor will discuss important factors to consider in Joint Ventures & Teaming Arrangements that help firms to increase capacity and capability to successfully compete and perform government project work. This session will also address crucial legal requirements and potential risks to understand and address before the teaming, joint venture or Mentor Protégé agreement are prepared.   Michelle will also cover recent size and bid protest decisions that can impact your next bid or proposal.   Last, Ms. Kantor will provide you with practical tips to minimize contract disputes and help avoid termination, suspension or debarment.

This session will be interactive & questions are encouraged.

Date: Friday, Oct 20, 2017

Time: 9:30 - 11:30 AM

Location: Nevada Department of Business & Industry, 3300 W. Sahara Avenue, Suite 425 Nevada Room, Las Vegas, NV 89102

City: Las Vegas


Registration: Register online or email Cynthia Naughton at

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