Daily Archives: April 5, 2017

The Future of Finance Leaders

A recent study was issued as a collaboration between Oracle, the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA), and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) to conduct research on how finance can navigate successfully through today’s economic uncertainty and create value in the digital age. The study “Agile Finance Revealed” looked to identify the traits of such leaders and how they created or are creating a dynamic new operating model. To create the report, a survey of senior finance professionals in major businesses across a range of sectors in the US and Canada was conducted. Larger businesses were surveyed with …read more

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Advice from the Experts: NVTC VC Investment Panel Recap

Looking for venture capitalist funds to invest in your tech company? The Northern Virginia Tech Council (NVTC) recently hosted a panel discussion “VC Investment Update Panel” that reviewed the answer to this question and many more. Moderated by Aronson Partner Norm Snyder, the panel featured a diverse set of investors with local and national experience. Panelists included J.S. Gamble, Managing Principal at Blu Venture Investors, Kristin Gunther, Vice President at Revolution Growth, Todd Klein, Managing Director and CIO of SWaN & Legend Ventures, and Adam VeVerka, Director of Business Development for NewSpring Capital.

Throughout the discussion, participants shared investment profile parameters, …read more

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Timing is Everything – GAO Refuses to Apply Jurisdiction Retroactively

By Richard Arnholt, Bass, Berry & Sims

As we previously reported here and here, between October 1 and December 14, 2016, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) lacked jurisdiction to hear most civilian agency task order protests (its jurisdiction over protest of Department of Defense (DoD) task order awards was unaffected by the lapse). On December 14, President Obama signed legislation reinstating GAO’s jurisdiction over protests of civilian task orders greater than $10 million. He subsequently signed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) of 2017, which raised the threshold for DoD task order protests …read more

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