For many companies compliance is the buzzword of the day—and if it’s not, it should be. Both new and veteran government contractors must ensure that they have an effective compliance program in
In this program, attorneys W. Barron A. Avery and Jacqlyn Rovine will discuss the key components of an effective compliance program, how to tailor a program to an individual company’s needs, how to assign responsibility within an organization for compliance oversight, and how to maximize a program’s effectiveness through periodic auditing and training.
The program will cover core compliance requirements including the False Claims Act, mandatory disclosure, anti-bribery, gifts and gratuities, human trafficking, and internal reporting mechanisms.
Barron Avery leads the firm's Government Contracts team, which consists of a group of core attorneys dedicated to counseling and representing clients in the government contracting sector. In his practice, Barron counsels and represents government contractors and subcontractors in a wide range of matters involving all aspects of federal government contracting. With substantial knowledge of the rules and regulations that drive the government contracts industry, Barron provides knowledgeable day-to-day advice and counseling to government contractors.
In addition to his counseling practice, Barron has extensive experience litigating matters on behalf of government contractors and subcontractors. Barron regularly brings and defends bid protests at the Government Accountability Office (GAO) and the Court of Federal Claims (COFC), representing clients in a wide range of industries. He also has particular experience litigating contract disputes before the COFC and boards of contract appeals, particularly the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals (ASBCA), the Civilian Board of Contract Appeals (CBCA) and the Government Accountability Office Contract Appeals Board (GAOCAB).
Jacqlyn (Jackie) Rovine is an Associate in the New York office of BakerHostetler. She focuses her practice on helping employers create and maintain effective and legally-compliant work environments by providing employment counseling and litigation defense, building whistleblower and regulatory compliance programs, and assisting with internal investigations and prosecutions by federal and state agencies. Before joining Baker, Jackie clerked in federal court, as well as state court, and interned in several prosecutorial agencies. Involved in recruitment and Associate development initiatives at Baker, Jackie leads the New York office’s New Parent Outreach Program, which supports attorneys returning from parental leaves in their reintegration and advancement with the firm, and coordinates Associate training.
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