Grant B. Schweikert, Attorney, Jenner & Block LLP to Speak at KC's Event

Top Quote The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Grant B. Schweikert, Attorney, Jenner & Block LLP will speak at the Knowledge Group's webcast entitled: "The M&A Environment for Government Contractors: Trends and Updates in 2016 LIVE Webcast". End Quote
  • Jersey City, NJ (1888PressRelease) October 19, 2016 - This event is scheduled for Thursday, October 20, 2016 @ 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM (ET).

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    About Grant B. Schweikert
    Grant B. Schweikert is an associate in the firm's Government Contracts practice group. He represents government contractor clients, including aerospace and defense firms, in a wide variety of procurement-related issues. His proactive approach allows his clients to successfully navigate the shifting regulatory landscape and the numerous challenges that can arise while doing business with the federal government.

    Mr. Schweikert has represented clients in complex issues such as Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), Defense FAR Supplement (DFARS), and Cost Accounting Standards (CAS) compliance, Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) audits, contract terminations and settlements, and a wide variety of contract disputes. His significant experience in the military, as well in private practice, gives him a unique perspective with which to serve his clients' interests.

    Before joining Jenner & Block, Mr. Schweikert spent two years practicing as an associate in a national law firm where he focused on government contracts law, mergers and acquisitions, and various corporate transactions for both public and privately held companies. In representing both Fortune 500 companies and family-owned businesses, he has developed and implemented various growth and exit strategies and deal structuring techniques to achieve maximum value for his clients.

    About Jenner & Block LLP
    Jenner & Block is a law firm with more than 500 attorneys and offices in Chicago, London, Los Angeles, New York and Washington, DC. Founded in 1914, the firm has prospered because of an unwavering commitment to our clients, to our people and to public service. Our firm has been widely recognized for delivering excellent legal representation in the boardroom and the courtroom. We are also known for our long tradition of pro bono advocacy, as well as service to the bar and to our communities. The American Lawyer magazine has ranked Jenner & Block as the Number One pro bono firm in the United States seven times, most recently in 2015.

    Event Synopsis:
    Merger and Acquisition (M&A) activities in the government contractor sector are on the rise significantly impacting information technology, communications, health, transportation and manufacturing industries. Several macro trends, including contract vehicle consolidation and the shift toward low price-technically acceptable (LPTA) awards, specific to M&A involving government contractors have been driving these flurry of activities. However, this active M&A market also raises a host of unique and complex legal issues that practitioners should consider when advising clients on deals involving the government. Among these issues include federal regulatory requirements, government approvals and novations.

    This course offers an overview of the latest trends and updates in the M&A environment for government contractors in 2016. A panel of thought leaders and practitioners will examine the issues unique to merger and acquisitions involving government contractors and the regulatory hurdles businesses may face. The speakers will also discuss best practices on how to address and mitigate unique risks associated in this kind of transaction.

    Key topics include:
    -Current Trends in Government Contractor M&A
    -Government Contracting Rules that Affect M&A Deals
    -Representations and Warranties for Government Contracting
    -Navigating Novation with Government Customers
    -Latest Regulatory Updates
    -Due Diligence Issues

    About The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series
    The Knowledge Group was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register for an event, please visit:

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