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Investment Firms Post-Brexit: EU Provisionally Agrees To Regulatory Supervision Framework
EU policy makers recently reached a provisional agreement on a package of measures, which may tighten UK financial services firms' access to EU clients when Britain leaves the EU...
European Union
25 Mar 2019
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UK Home Office Ramps Up Modern Slavery Statement Expectations – Recent Developments And Compliance Recommendations For Multinationals
Over the last month, the UK Home Office has sent letters to more than 17,000 companies that it believes are required to publish an annual statement under the UK Modern Slavery Act.
United States
15 Nov 2018
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Tenth Circuit Affirms False Claims Act Summary Judgment On Scienter Grounds
In United States ex rel. Smith v. The Boeing Co., 825 F.3d 1138 (10th Cir. 2016), the Tenth Circuit affirmed the district court's grant of summary judgment on scienter grounds...
United States
6 Feb 2017
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Seventh Circuit Rejects False Claims Act And Retaliation Claims Premised On Purported Breach Of Contract
On October 11, 2016, the Seventh Circuit confirmed that there is no violation of the False Claims Act ("FCA") where the defendant allegedly violated a self-imposed requirement...
United States
6 Dec 2016
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Tenth Circuit Holds That The False Claims Act's Materiality Requirement Has Teeth In Granting Summary Judgment To Government Contractor Defendant
The Tenth Circuit addressed the question of what a relator must show to meet the materiality requirement in an implied false certification-based claim under the FCA.
United States
15 Aug 2016
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Supreme Court Endorses Implied Certification Theory Under False Claims Act —"At Least In Some Circumstances"
On June 16, 2016, the Supreme Court of the United States issued a unanimous opinion addressing the scope and reach of the False Claims Act ("FCA").
United States
23 Jun 2016
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Eleventh Circuit Clarifies Scope and Effect of the FCA’s Public Disclosure Bar
The Eleventh Circuit has recently issued an opinion clarifying the 2010 amendments to the False Claims Act ("FCA") and its "public disclosure bar,"
United States
31 Jan 2015
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Fourth Circuit Adopts "Implied Certification" Theory Of False Claims Act Liability And Examines Materiality Under That Theory
On January 8, 2015, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit issued a significant opinion on the False Claims Act ("FCA") in United States ex rel. Badr v. Triple Canopy, Inc., No. 13-2101 (4th Cir. Jan. 8, 2015).
United States
24 Jan 2015
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Health Services Provider’s Settlement With DOJ Includes Detailed Factual Admissions And Agreement To Cooperate Against Co-Defendant Pharmaceutical Company
On January 8, 2014, pharmaceutical provider BioScrip, Inc. (BioScrip) reached a settlement with the Department of Justice (DOJ) to resolve claims under the False Claims Act (FCA) and the Anti-Kickback Statute (AKS), stemming from an alleged multi-million-dollar health care fraud involving the drug Exjade.
United States
18 Jan 2014
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The Fifth Circuit Weighs In On Vicarious Liability Under The Anti-Kickback Act
In a recent case of first impression, the Fifth Circuit broadly interpreted civil liability for government contractors under § 8706(a)(1) of the Anti-Kickback Act[1] (the "AKA").
United States
28 Oct 2013
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U.S. District Court Issues False Claims Act Judgment For Defendants In Case Challenging Competitive Bidding For DME Contract
After a fourteen-day bench trial, a Mississippi federal court in United States ex rel. Jamison v. McKesson Corp., et al., Civ. A. No. 2:08-cv-214-SA-JMV (N.D. Miss. Sept. 28, 2012), rendered a complete verdict for the defense, holding that in this federal False Claims Act case based on the Anti-Kickback Statute ("AKS") , the United States had failed to carry its burden to prove that illegal remuneration had been offered or accepted, or that any defendant had acted with the scienter required by t
United States
2 Nov 2012
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