The NEW 2 CFR 184 “Buy America Preferences for Infrastructure Projects"

Webinar • Thursday, September 28, 2023 • 1:00-2:00 p.m. ET

Join grant expert Dan Durst for this one-hour webinar titled “Procurement Update: The NEW 2 CFR 184 “Buy America Preferences for Infrastructure Projects”, participants will delve into the recently implemented changes surrounding the Build America, Buy America Act. As the federal government strengthens its commitment to domestic sourcing, understanding the nuances of this regulation is pivotal for entities involved in infrastructure projects funded by federal grants. This session will highlight the key policy updates, offer a comparative view of past regulations, and provide actionable insights for immediate compliance.

You will walk away from this webinar equipped with the latest guidance related to Build America, Buy America Act compliance. 

Learning Objectives:

  • Overview of 2 CFR 184: Grasp the core purpose, scope, and applicability of the new 2 CFR 184. 
  • Key Regulatory Changes: Enumerate and understand the significant modifications and inclusions made in this update compared to previous versions or related regulations.
  • Domestic Content Requirements: Interpret and apply the enhanced requirements on domestic content preferences for various types of infrastructure projects.
  • Exceptions & Waivers: Identify scenarios or conditions under which waivers might be granted and the process for applying for these exceptions.
  • Compliance Best Practices: Recognize strategies and practices to ensure that infrastructure projects are compliant with the new regulation, minimizing potential risks and liabilities.
  • Navigating Implementation Challenges: Address potential roadblocks, common misconceptions, and challenges that might arise during the transition to the new regulation and how to effectively mitigate them.
  • Procurement Policy Updates: Address recommended procurement policy updates to help ensure compliance when purchasing with federal funds.

Register today for Procurement Update: The NEW 2 CFR 184 “Buy America Preferences for Infrastructure Projects 

Who Will Benefit:

  •  ADMINISTRATIVE DIRECTOR OF FINANCE
  • CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
  • CHIEF FINANCIAL AND OPERATING OFFICER
  • CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
  • CONTROLLER
  • DIRECTOR OF ACCOUNTING
  • DIRECTOR OF FINANCE
  • DIRECTOR OF GRANTS AND CONTRACTS 
  • DIRECTOR OF SHARED SERVICES
  • EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
  • PRESIDENT
  • VP OF ACCOUNTING

YOUR EXPERT(S):

Dan Durst Dan Durst

Dan Durst is a Managing Director in BDO’s Industry Specialty Services Group and has 15 years of experience in various accounting and compliance issues related to federal government contracts, grants and cooperative agreements. Dan’s areas of expertise include cost accounting standards (CAS), uniform administrative requirements, cost principles, and audit requirements for federal awards to nonfederal entities (Uniform Guidance), Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS), and Defense Grant and Agreement Regulatory System (DGARS). Dan is also well-versed in various levels of audit support including business system reviews, single audit and Inspector General audits.