Teleconference: "International Projects Using Federal Funds: Impact of the New OMB Uniform Guidance"

June 17, 2014

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 • 1-2 p.m. ET • 12-1 p.m. CT • 10-11 a.m. PT

This teleconference will explore how the Uniform Guidance may impact the following aspects of international projects administration:
• Written standards for conflicts of interest;
• Due diligence for selection of subcontractors and vendors, including foreign entity subcontractors and vendors;
• Tightened procurement standards and practices;
• Foreign entity subrecipients, including required subcontract provisions, monitoring practices, fixed amount subawards, and indirect cost rate considerations;
• Subcontractors/subrecipients vs. vendors and implications of the choice;
• Alternative methods of accounting for salaries and wages;
• Severance payments to foreign nationals;
• Fluctuations in exchange rates;
• Housing and personal living expenses;
• Relocation costs;
• Security costs;
• “Legally required” foreign value-added taxes (VAT); and
• Audit requirements.

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