June 02, 2023

CLIENT ALERT: Supreme Court Emphasizes Defendants’ Knowledge in Landmark False Claims Decision

2023-06-05T09:49:55-04:00By , |Categories: Client Alerts, False Claims Act, Federal Grants|Tags: , , , |

In a unanimous opinion issued Thursday, June 1, the U.S. Supreme Court retained the current “scienter” or “knowledge standard” governing False Claims Act (“FCA”) cases, and, in doing so, offered guidance to [...]

January 21, 2020

Will the Newly Confirmed Inspector General of the EPA Signal An Uptick in False Claims Act Enforcement for EPA Grantees and Contractors?

2023-11-13T11:57:35-05:00By |Categories: Articles, Blog, False Claims Act, Litigation & Government Investigations|Tags: , , |

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has a new Inspector General (IG), following an extended period of oversight by acting IGs.  Sean O’Donnell was confirmed on December 19, 2019 to lead the [...]

November 06, 2019

California Federal Court Grants Government’s Motion to Dismiss in Whistleblower Suit Against Gilead

2023-11-13T11:57:39-05:00By |Categories: Articles, Blog, Federal Grants, Litigation & Government Investigations|Tags: , , , , |

Yesterday, Judge Chen of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California dismissed claims alleging that Gilead Sciences, Inc. defrauded the United States government and violated the False Claims Act (FCA) [...]

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