Sequestration: What it means for the federal market

Tuesday - 8/14/2012, 7:53pm EDT

Jim Schweiter & Beth Farrell, partners, McKenna, Long & Aldridge

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August 14, 2012 -- This week on "Off the Shelf", Beth Farrell and Jim Schweiter, partners at McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP discuss sequestration and its potential ramifications for government agencies and contractors.

They will provide an overview of the legislative history and statutory framework of sequestration.

In addition, Schweiter and Farrell, discuss the mechanics of sequestration:

  • What must agencies do to comply with the law?
  • How will cuts be applied?
  • What does it mean for contractor spending?
  • What can and should government contractors do to be prepared?