NEW! Acquisition Reform: Emerging Issues Impacting the Regulatory and Contract Compliance Environment

June 14, 2017 3:30pm

Jon Etherton
Founder and Principal, Etherton & Associates, Inc.,
Former Staff Member, Committee on Armed Services, US Senate (Washington, DC)

Terry Raney
Senior Vice President, Acquisition Support Group
CACI International (Washington, DC)


Robert Burton
Crowell & Moring LLP (Washington, DC)

  • Background to the reforms from 2013 onwards in both the House and Senate
  • What is the practical effect of the drive to streamline audit and administration processes?
  • Acquiring innovative technologies: will reforms spearhead participation from new contractors?
  • What’s behind the focus on reorganizing the functions in the office of the Under Secretary for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics for innovation?
  • In advance of the February 2018 deadline for the reorganization, what can industry expect by this summer in the audit and contract administration functions?
  • Impact of the Trump Administration on the reforms: will more of the supply chain have to be US-based?