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Coronavirus: Preparation & Response
Coronavirus: Preparation & Response

On April 1, 2020, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit affirmed a district court decision holding that a qui tam relator in a False Claims Act (“FCA”) action failed to file its complaint alleging Small Business Administration (“SBA”) loan fraud within the required statute of limitations.

Coronavirus: Preparation & Response

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May 13, 2020
Coronavirus: Preparation & Response
Coronavirus: Preparation & Response

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused enormous pain and financial harm and it will take months, or even years, before we know its full impact.

Coronavirus: Preparation & Response

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April 9, 2020
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On September 19, 2019, speaking at the Practising Law Institute’s Government Contracts 2019 event, Michael Granston, the Director of the Civil Fraud Division at the Department of Justice (“DOJ”)…

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October 9, 2019
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On July 31, 2019, Cisco Systems, Inc. (“Cisco”) agreed to pay $8.6 million to settle a False Claims Act (“FCA”) whistleblower allegation that it sold video surveillance equipment to government…

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August 22, 2019
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Government contractors that expose government information to cyberattacks may face suspension from doing business with the Federal Government.

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July 10, 2019
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On June 5, the Department of Justice announced that opioid manufacturer Insys Therapeutics (Insys) agreed to settle the government’s criminal and civil investigations into an illegal marketing scheme…

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June 12, 2019
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On May 30, 2019, the DOJ’s Antitrust Division charged Heritage Pharmaceuticals Inc., a generic pharmaceutical company, for conspiring with its competitors to fix prices, rig bids, and allocate…

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June 6, 2019
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The Supreme Court’s recent decision in Cochise Consultancy Inc. v. United States, ex rel. Hunt , 1 has altered the landscape for False Claims Act (FCA) claims by expanding the period for…

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May 31, 2019
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The U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”) announced this month its latest initiative to incentivize companies to voluntarily self-disclose potential False Claims Act (“FCA”) violations and to cooperate…

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May 30, 2019
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Defense contractors who falsely claim that they are compliant with federal cybersecurity acquisition regulations may face liability under the False Claims Act (“FCA”) in light of a recent decision…

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May 15, 2019
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In a new development in False Claims Act (“FCA”) litigation, the United States Department of Justice (“DOJ”) has filed a complaint-in-intervention naming, among other defendants, California-based…

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April 24, 2019
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On March 21, 2019, the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) announced that the University of Wisconsin-Madison (the “University”) agreed to pay $1.5 million to settle allegations that it had violated the…

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March 27, 2019