Clifton Gunderson Presents Free Webinar on Strategies for Success in Government Contracting

TIMONIUM, MD - "The Good, the Bad and the Regulatory: Strategies for Success in Government Contracting" is the title of a free webinar to be presented by Clifton Gunderson on September 29, 2009. This program will provide insight into opportunities, complicated regulations and special needs for doing business with the federal government. Construction contractors, management consultants, architects/engineers, IT consultants and other service firms are encouraged to attend.

The one-hour webinar will be presented twice on Tuesday September 29; once at 11:00 a.m. and again at 3:00 p.m., both are Eastern Standard Time. You may register online at

Key points to be presented during this free webinar include the following:

  • Pricing principles in government contracting
  • Basic statutory and regulatory provisions
  • The meaning of FAR (Federal Acquisition Regulation), CAS (Cost Accounting Standards), TINA (Truth In Negotiations Act) and other regulations
  • Socio-economic obligations imposed on contractors
  • Ethical standards and penalties for violations
  • Consequences of non-compliance

About the Presenter:
Gehrig Cosgray, CPA, is a partner with Clifton Gunderson's Government Contractor Services Group. In more than 30 years of public accounting and consulting experience, his clients have included government contractors and other service-based entities, construction management firms, manufacturers and wholesale distributors. His experience also includes assisting government contractors, construction firms and engineering firms with Truth in Negotiations Act compliance, and with establishing overhead cost pools to comply with Federal Acquisition Regulations and the Cost Accounting Standards. He has extensive experience assisting government contractors with developing other classifications of indirect rate pool structures, and in negotiations with the Defense Contract Audit Agency and other agencies.