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Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP
The implied certification theory of liability has been widely criticized among the defense bar for creating too much uncertainty for government contractors and others who present claims for payment to the government.
McDermott Will & Emery
On June 16, 2016, the Supreme Court of the United States issued an important decision regarding the implied certification theory of liability under the False Claims Act.
Holland & Knight
The U.S. Supreme Court recently issued a unanimous 8-0 decision in Universal Health Services, Inc. v. United States ex rel. Escobar.
Jones Day
4月5日,美国司法部("司法部")宣布了为期一年的"海外反腐败法("FCPA")执法试点项目"以鼓励主动自我披露、配合和纠正("试点项目")。
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
The Supreme Court Finds Implied Certification Theory Viable Only In Limited Situations
WilmerHale
For example, in this case the FCA relators are the parents of a teenager who died of a seizure after being treated by allegedly unlicensed and unsupervised staff at a provider of mental health services.
Reed Smith
The FCA imposes liability on anyone who knowingly presents, or causes to be presented, false or fraudulent claims (or requests) for payment to the federal government.
Kaye Scholer LLP
Yesterday, the US Supreme Court decided that, "at least in certain circumstances," the so-called "implied false certification theory of liability" under the federal False Claims Act, 31 U.S.C. § 3729 can be a basis for liability.
Duane Morris LLP
A business may now not know whether it committed fraud until the government chimes in.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The SEC entered into non-prosecution agreements ("NPA") with two unrelated companies on the condition they forfeit ill-gotten gains from bribes allegedly paid to Chinese officials by foreign subsidiaries.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Christopher J. Pippett was featured in the Credit Union Times article, "Feds Uncover New Details in CFO Embezzlement."
WilmerHale
The rule of law is vital, Ogden said in a keynote speech during the US Chamber of Commerce Institute for Legal Reform and National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Symposium.
WilmerHale
On 3 July 2016 the EU Market Abuse Regulations ("MAR")1 will come into force, replacing the previous civil market abuse regime as set out in the Market Abuse Directive ("MAD").
McDermott Will & Emery
On May 27, 2016, the US Department of Justice said it will appeal to the Eleventh Circuit its loss in the False Claims Act (FCA) case against hospice chain AseraCare Inc.
Ropes & Gray LLP
On June 7, 2016, the U.S. DOJ issued the first public declinations of a criminal enforcement action since implementing its new enforcement plan for the Criminal Division – Fraud Section's Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Unit.
McDermott Will & Emery
The district court held that Witkin failed to plead his claims with sufficient particularity pursuant to Fed. R. Civ. P. 9(b).
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
In 2003, the Criminal Investigative Command of the Army obtained search warrants for two companies on the basis of alleged fraudulent billing.
Ropes & Gray LLP
Under the FCA, private individuals are allowed to bring fraud claims on behalf of the United States government as relators.
Day Pitney LLP
The U.S. Supreme Court in Ocasio v. United States nudged the breadth of conspiracy law even further out in the context of the Hobbs Act.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Mr. Chapman previously managed Securency's African office, Innovia Securency PTY Ltd. ("Innovia").
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Ropes & Gray LLP
On June 7, 2016, the U.S. DOJ issued the first public declinations of a criminal enforcement action since implementing its new enforcement plan for the Criminal Division – Fraud Section's Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Unit.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Mr. Chapman previously managed Securency's African office, Innovia Securency PTY Ltd. ("Innovia").
De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek N.V.
Criminal and supervisory authorities regularly settle enforcement actions. In light of these developments, we advise companies to take appropriate measures.
Fisher Phillips LLP
There is nothing so central to wage-hour laws than the sacred domain of "hours worked." The concept is simple: employees record the time they spend working, and from this data employers generate labor budgets and employee pay checks.
BakerHostetler
The trend of holding physicians personally responsible for healthcare crimes has continued unabated over the past year.
Fox Rothschild LLP
The suit raises breach of fiduciary duty claims against Hirsch stemming from his involvement with the payment of over a half-million dollars in bribes to Vietnamese officials between 1999 and 2004.
Ropes & Gray LLP
The Market Abuse Regulation will take effect on 3 July 2016. MAR contains the rules on insider dealing, unlawful disclosure of inside information and market manipulation that will apply throughout the EEA.
Proskauer Rose LLP
After his employment was terminated, Plaintiff filed SOX and Dodd-Frank whistleblower retaliation claims in the District of Minnesota.
Mayer Brown
On May 31, 2016, the Supreme Court granted certiorari in State Farm Fire & Casualty Co. v. United States ex rel. Rigsby, No. 15-513.
Giambrone
Timothy Hurst, an inmate currently held on Death Row, was sentenced under the state's capital punishment law, which has been declared unconstitutional by the U.S. Supreme Court since January this year.
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