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Federal Circuit Finds ASBCA had Jurisdiction over a Government Affirmative Defense of Fraud—Which the Court Also Characterized as a Defense of Prior Material Breach— ...
The Federal Circuit recently affirmed the ASBCA's grant of summary judgment to the Government based on the Government's affirmative defense that the court described both as a defense of fraud and a defense of prior material breach.
United States
28 Jul 2016
Second Circuit Adds To Case Law Addressing Whether A Relator's Release Of FCA Claims Is Enforceable
The Second Circuit recently added to case law addressing the issue of whether a relator's release of False Claims Act (FCA) claims prior to the relator's qui tam action is enforceable.
United States
10 Jun 2016
Two Recent Circuit Court Decisions Address the FCA's Public Disclosure Bar
The civil False Claims Act's (FCA) public disclosure bar prohibits FCA suits based on allegations that have been disclosed publicly through certain enumerated sources, unless the relator meets the FCA's definition of "original source."
United States
14 Mar 2016
US Claims in Amended Complaint Did Not Relate Back to Actions Underlying Original False Claims Act Complaint, Post-Iqbal
On June 22, 2010, the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit ruled in "United States ex rel Miller v. Bill Harbert International Construction, Inc.", No. 08-5390 (D.C. Cir. June 22, 2010) ("Harbert"), that claims added in the amended complaint filed by the government at the time of its intervention in a lawsuit brought under the "qui tam" provisions of the False Claims Act (FCA) were time-barred under the FCA’s statute of limitations.
United States
2 Jul 2010
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