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American Bar Association, Section of Public Contract Law, Recent Cases Interpreting the False Claims Act, and Consequences for Conducting Internal Investigations

American Bar Association, Section of Public Contract Law, Recent Cases Interpreting the False Claims Act, and Consequences for Conducting Internal Investigations, Friday, August 8, 2014, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Hyatt Regency, Boston, Massachusetts

Whistleblower Law Collaborative Member Robert ThomasRobert M. Thomas, Jr. will join several other esteemed speakers from government, the private sector, as well as the whistleblower perspective, in a session covering recent developments in the case law of the False Claims Act.

In the past few years, as the result of an increasing amount of litigation, courts have issued a number of decisions interpreting the provisions of the False Claims Act.

On some important issues involving the Act’s substantive liability provisions and procedural defenses, courts are diverging in their approaches, increasing the level of uncertainty for government contractors, and suggesting that some of these issues will find their way to the Supreme Court.

 

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