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