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Public Contracts and Procurement Regulations

Discover how to navigate the minefields of public contracting and the procurement code with ease.? Do you want to know how to minimize the looming pitfalls inherent in public contracting? Now you can - purchase these reference materials and enhance your knowledge of the complex and always changing system of laws and regulations involved in public contracting and procurement. You'll find out not only how to effectively navigate the public procurement process for construction and other services, but also how to make strategic decisions concerning protests and contractual disputes. These reference materials will show you how public works projects are awarded and what you should do if you encounter a problem along the way. Presented from both legal and practical perspectives, this reference set will give you the tools you need to face the changing landscape in this often daunting field. Benefits for You •Master the bidding and contractor selection process - know what to do and what not to do •Take the guesswork out of protest procedures •Expert advice on how to successfully avoid and resolve problems in the procurement process •Learn to avoid disputes and receive fair payment on public contracts
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Agenda

Seminar Overview
— Corianne W. Lau, Terry E. Thomason and Nathan H. Yoshimoto
Source Selection
— Nathan H. Yoshimoto
  • Competitive Sealed Bidding and Proposals
  • Multi-Step Competitive Sealed Bidding
  • Professional Services and Small Purchases
  • Sole Source and Emergency Procurement
  • Act 150, SLH 2009 – Projects Involving American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Funds
Protests and Administrative Appeals
— Corianne W. Lau
  • Protest Policy Issues and Strategies
  • Protests Against the Content of the Solicitation
  • Protests Against Award
  • Common Protest Theories
  • Issues Regarding Protest Deadlines
  • Intervention
  • Stay on Contract Award: Substantial Interest Determinations
  • Administrative Appeals
  • Remedies and Current Controversies
Bonds
— Nathan H. Yoshimoto
  • Bid, Performance and Payment Bonds
Contract Formation
— Nathan H. Yoshimoto
  • Disclaimers
  • No Damage for Delay and No Differing Site Conditions
  • Contract Interpretation
  • Performance and Design Specifications
Change Orders and Price Adjustments
— Terry E. Thomason
  • New Laws Regarding Change Orders
  • HAR Clauses and SPO 'Standard Terms and Conditions'
  • State Change Order Clauses – How They Differ From FAR Clauses
  • Contractor Duty to Proceed – State v. FAR
  • Contractor Rights to Price Adjustment and Delay
  • Claims for Costs – State Computation Procedure
  • Contractor Rights – State and FAR Termination for Default and Convenience Clauses
  • Common Claims Issues – Allowable, Allocable, and Reasonable Costs
  • Contractor Rights – Disputes Clauses
Strategies for Avoiding Disputes and Receiving Fair Payment on Public Contracts
— Corianne W. Lau, Terry E. Thomason and
Nathan H. Yoshimoto
Questions and Answers
— Corianne W. Lau, Terry E. Thomason and Nathan H. Yoshimoto
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This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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Faculty

Nathan Yoshimoto, Esq – Moderator

Ogomori & Yoshimoto, LLP

Nathan H. Yoshimoto

  • Partner at the law firm of Ogomori & Yoshimoto, LLP
  • Frequent speaker at construction industry seminars
  • Practice areas include federal, state and local government procurement law, complex construction disputes, environmental matters and construction industry bonds and insurance
  • Resolved numerous claims involving terminations, delays and disruptions, differing site conditions, defects in design and construction, liens, bonding and other construction industry related issues
  • Contact him at 808-695-4502 or [email protected]

Corianne W. Lau

Alston Hunt Floyd & Ing

  • Director at the law firm of Alston Hunt Floyd & Ing
  • Practice is concentrated in the areas of employment law, government contracts (protests, administrative and judicial appeals), personal injury and products liability defense and commercial litigation
  • Member of the National Contract Management Association, the Society for Human Resource Management, DRI’s Employment Law Committee and the Federal Bar Association
  • Selected by her peers for inclusion in the 2011 and 2012 editions of The Best Lawyers in America® in the practice areas of labor and employment law and arbitration
  • Past president of the Hawaii Women’s Legal Foundation and past president of Hawaii Women Lawyers
  • Serves on the East-West Center’s Board of Governors and on the boards of the Legal Aid Society of Hawaii and the YWCA of Oahu
  • Co-wrote, “The Hawaii Procurement Code and the Public Interest,” Hawaii Bar Journal, June 2011
  • Wrote the Hawaii chapter in the DRI’s publication, Employment Law: A State-by-State Compendium, which is due to be updated this year

Terry E. Thomason

Alston Hunt Floyd & Ing

  • Director at the law firm of Alston Hunt Floyd & Ing
  • Practice focuses on federal, state and local procurement, including protests, disputes, debarment actions, contract labor standards and EEO compliance
  • Selected by his peers for inclusion in the 2010, 2011 and 2012 editions of The Best Lawyers in America® in the practice area of administrative/regulatory law
  • Served as chair of the Department of Defense Committee responsible for drafting and interpreting FAR and DFARS rules governing labor standards law compliance
  • Co-wrote, “The Hawaii Procurement Code and the Public Interest,” Hawaii Bar Journal, June 2011
  • J.D. degree, Creighton University School of Law; LL.M. degree, George Washington University; B.S. degree, U.S. Military Academy
  • Can be contacted at 808-524-1800 or [email protected]
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Product ID: 383705
Published 2011
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