Spring Conference National 8(a)
On January 31, 2018, John Klein of the SBA, and Christine Williams of Outlook Law, addressed some of the top legal issues/concerns facing Small Business firms today. In addition, Christine incorporated some slides regarding joint ventures as a refresher to participants executing joint ventures. These joint venture slides were prepared, in part, by a SBA Business Opportunity Specialist (BOS) on what they look for when reviewing Joint Venture Agreements. Here is the link for the slides. National 8(a) Presentation 2018
Christine Williams and John Klein with the the SBA Speak at NACA on Federal Compliance
Christine Williams of Outlook Law and John Klein, Associate General Counsel for Procurement and the Suspension and Debarment Official of the SBA, spoke on Federal Compliance in 2018 at the Native American Contractors' Association, held in Washington DC. John and Christine spoke both from the Government's perspective as well as a private practioner's perspective when responding to a Federal investigation. They went into compliance plans, what to do when something goes wrong, and how to prepare initial and overall responses to the investigation.
John Klein and Christine Williams to Speak at the Native Hawaiian Organization Association Conference
John Klein, Associate General Counsel for Procurement Law and the Suspension and Debarment Official for the SBA, and Christine Williams of Outlook Law, will speak at the Native Hawaiian Organization Association Conference in Honolulu, Hawaii on August 23 and 24th. John and Christine will cover current issues arising in SBA programs on the first day and the second day topic will include an overview of federal investigations, as well as two very current cases: Kingdomware and Rothe Development, Inc. If you would like to have more information or register, please click here or plug it into your browser: http://www.nhoassociation.org/events.html
John Klein and Christine Williams Speak at the National 8(a) Convention
John Klein, Associate General Counsel of Procurement Law and the Suspension and Debarment Official at the SBA, will speak on a panel with Christine Williams of Outlook Law on the top issues they have seen affecting Small Businesses. If you have not already signed up for the event, and would like to do so, please click here: http://www.national8aassociation.org/
Understanding and Surviving a Government Investigation
On Wednesday, May 24, 2017, Christine V. Williams will present on "Understanding and Surviving a Government Investigation." Understanding and Surviving a Government Investigation. May 24, 2017, noon to 1. Lunch will be provided. Attorneys and Non-Attorneys Welcome 1016 West 6th Avenue, Suite 304-Anchorage Chamber Conference Room Companies regularly face criminal and civil fraud investigations by the Federal government. This presentation will cover what companies can expect, how to prepare, and how to respond, including:
- Potentially Interested Governmental Bodies
- How a Company Generally Finds Out it is Being Investigated
- What Can a Company do to Prepare
- How Should a Company Respond
- Commonly Used Investigative Tools
- Government Decision Making Process
- Potential Resolutions
Enforcement Update for Government Contractors
In November of 2016, Christine Williams of Outlook Law gave a presentation updating the current state of the False Claims Act (FCA), the Escobar decision on materiality of the FCA, the current interpretation of the different circuits, and what Government contractors should be cognizant of moving forward. Click here for the slides: contractors_update (11). On Wednesday, May 24, 2017, Christine will continue theinformative interactive presentations. This one is entitled "Understanding and Surviving a Government Investigation."
Christine V. Williams of Outlook Law, LLC, is pleased to be Speaking at the National 8(a) Summer Conference-June 28-29, 2017
Christine V. Williams is pleased to be speaking at the National 8(a) Summer Conference to be held in Anchorage, Alaska on June 28-29, 2017. Christine will address Government Contracting and SBA topics. For more information and to sign up, please click here or paste into your browser: http://www.national8aassociation.org/
Outlook Law and Perkins Coie are pleased to present: 2016 Enforcement Update for Government Contractors on 11/16/2016 from 12pm to 1pm.
Outlook Law and Perkins Coie are pleased to present: 2016 Enforcement Update for Government Contractors on 11/16/2016 from noon to one. Christine Williams and David Taylor will discuss the False Claims Act, the Yates Memorandum, and how the SBA Programs interplay with different Governmental Actions. This is being hosted by the following Alaska Bar Sections: Ethics & Compliance, Alaska Native Law, and Corporate Counsel. Free Ethics CLE and pizza. For more Click here for the slides: contractors_update (11). On Wednesday, May 24, 2017, Christine and David will continue their informative interactive presentations. This one is entitled "Understanding and Surviving a Government Investigation," and will feature these experienced attorneys presenting to other attorneys for ethics credit as well as corporate officials.
The ANCSA Regional Association and Outlook Law is pleased to sponsor a widely received diversity luncheon event entitled “Diversity: Stories Affecting our Lives.”
This event is also co-hosted by the Alaska Supreme Court’s Fairness, Diversity and Equality Committee, the Anchorage Association of Women Lawyers, the Alaska Bar Association, and the Anchorage Bar Association. This event includes a sponsored lunch and CLE credit. Click here for more details and to RSVP:
NHOA’s 2016 Business Summit Conference
Join Christine Williams of Outlook Law, LLC, and John Klein of the SBA for a presentation in Hawaii on the SBA's significant regulatory changes this year.
To register please click here.