False Claims Act/Qui Tam Defense

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Webcast – Challenges in Compliance and Corporate Governance -14th Annual Briefing

In this webcast, a panel reviews key regulatory and corporate governance developments in 2017 and offers valuable insight on how to address challenges forecasted for 2018.

Webcasts | January 24, 2018

2017 Year-End False Claims Act Update

How will the Trump Administration alter enforcement of the False Claims Act ("FCA")? This is a question we fielded frequently at the end of 2016. Our answer at the time: We do not expect there to be significant changes in FCA enforcement, and we expect that the Department of Justice ("DOJ") and private qui tam plaintiffs will continue to brandish the FCA as a powerful weapon.

Client Alert | January 5, 2018

Webcast: 2017 Mid-Year Update: The False Claims Act and Financial Services

​The False Claims Act (FCA) is well-known as one of the most powerful tools in the government’s arsenal to combat fraud, waste and abuse anywhere government funds are implicated.

Webcasts | August 23, 2017

Webcast: 2017 Mid-Year Update: The False Claims Act and Drug and Device Manufacturers

​The False Claims Act (FCA) is well-known as one of the most powerful tools in the government’s arsenal to combat fraud, waste and abuse anywhere government funds are implicated.

Webcasts | August 2, 2017

Webcast: 2017 Mid-Year Update: The False Claims Act and the Education Sector

​The False Claims Act (FCA) is well-known as one of the most powerful tools in the government’s arsenal to combat fraud, waste and abuse anywhere government funds are implicated.

Webcasts | July 26, 2017

2017 Mid-Year False Claims Act Update

In our 2016 Year-End Update, we noted that 2016 was a year full of change—including significant Supreme Court False Claims Act rulings and the election—and raised questions regarding the application and enforcement of the False Claims Act ("FCA") going forward.  The first half of 2017 has answered some of those questions, but many remain.  First, some consensus has developed among the courts as to how to apply the Supreme Court's decision in Universal Health Services v. United States ex rel.

Client Alert | July 12, 2017

2016 Year-End False Claims Act Update

I. INTRODUCTION What a year. With two Supreme Court decisions and nearly $5 billion in recoveries (among other interesting entries) in 2016's now-closed books, we can say with certainty that 2016 delivered plenty of False Claims Act ("FCA") headlines.

Client Alert | January 5, 2017

FCA Liability after Escobar: Challenges and Opportunities for Device Companies

​Denver partner John D.W. Partridge, associate Reid Rector and Washington, D.C. associate  Jonathan Phillips are the authors of "FCA Liability after Escobar: Challenges and Opportunities for Device Companies" [PDF] published in the October 2016 issue of Medtech Insight.

Article | October 27, 2016

2016 Mid-Year False Claims Act Update

Major changes -- that is how we would describe the developments in the first half of 2016 as related to the scope of liability and damages under the federal False Claims Act (FCA).

Client Alert | July 7, 2016

2015 Year-End False Claims Act Update

A bit less, but no less impressive--that is how we would characterize False Claims Act enforcement in 2015. This past year, the federal government recovered approximately $3.6 billion in either settlements or judgments in cases brought under the False Claims Act ("FCA" or the "Act").

Client Alert | January 6, 2016

Compliance Implications of the Rise of False Claims Act Cases Based on the 60-Day Rule

​Washington D.C. associate Jonathan M. Phillips is the author of "Compliance Implications of the Rise of False Claims Act Cases Based on the 60-Day Rule" [PDF] published in the December 2015 issue of Health Care Fraud Westlaw Journal.

Article | December 1, 2015

2015 Mid-Year False Claims Act Update

I. INTRODUCTION There is no end in sight to the False Claims Act gold rush. After a record-setting 2014, which saw $5.7 billion in recoveries under the federal False Claims Act (FCA), 31 U.S.C.

Client Alert | July 8, 2015

2014 Year-End False Claims Act Update

Just two years ago we noted the staggering level of the federal government's recovery-- approximately $5 billion--under the False Claims Act, 31 U.S.C.

Client Alert | January 7, 2015

2014 Mid-Year False Claims Act Update

I. INTRODUCTION It has been an explosive past six months in matters under the federal False Claims Act ("FCA"), 31 U.S.C. § 3729 et seq., which prohibits the knowing submission of false claims for payment to the government or false statements material to false claims.

Client Alert | July 9, 2014

2013 Year-End False Claims Act Update

$3.8 Billion—That is the approximate amount recovered by the federal government last year alone in settlements and judgments under the False Claims Act, 31 U.S.C.

Client Alert | January 8, 2014

2013 Mid-Year False Claims Act Update

$5 Billion! That's the approximate amount recovered by the federal government from settlements and judgments in cases filed under the federal False Claims Act, 31 U.S.C.

Client Alert | July 10, 2013

2012 Year-End False Claims Act Update

For years, the Department of Justice ("DOJ") has sought recoveries under the False Claims Act, 31 U.S.C. §§ 3729-33 (the "FCA" or the "Act"), with a torrid pace.

Client Alert | January 8, 2013

2012 Mid-Year False Claims Act Update

For years, on these pages, we have marveled at the precipitous increase in False Claim Act (FCA) enforcement.

Client Alert | July 12, 2012

2011 Year-End False Claims Act Update

It seems that "record-breaking" years for recoveries under the False Claims Act, 31 U.S.C. §§ 3729-33 (the "FCA" or the "Act") are becoming as predictable as Gibson Dunn publishing its Year-End Update on the subject.

Client Alert | January 5, 2012

2011 Mid-Year False Claims Act Update

$7,300,000,000! That's 7.3 billion dollars. If that figure grabbed your attention, imagine the reaction of federal and state prosecutors and qui tam plaintiffs' lawyers across the country when they heard that between January 2009 and June 2011, the Department of Justice ("DOJ") recovered more than $7.3 billion in civil settlements and judgments alone under the False Claims Act, 31 U.S.C.

Client Alert | July 14, 2011

2010 Year-End False Claims Act Update: Part 2

Denver partner Robert Blume, Washington, D.C. partner Andrew Tulumello and Denver of counsel Jessica Sanderson are the authors of "2010 Year-End False Claims Act Update: Part 2" [PDF] published in the April 2011 issue of Westlaw Journal's Health Care Fraud.

Client Alert | April 1, 2011

2010 Year-End False Claims Act Update: Part 1

Denver partner Robert Blume, Washington, D.C. partner Andrew Tulumello and Denver of counsel Jessica Sanderson are the authors of "2010 Year-End False Claims Act Update: Part 1" [PDF] published in the March 2011 issue of Westlaw Journal's Health Care Fraud.

Client Alert | March 1, 2011

2010 Year-End False Claims Act Update

Printable PDF False Claims Act litigation and enforcement exploded in 2010 with unprecedented intensity. Indeed, the government secured more than $3 billion in civil settlements and judgments for its fiscal year ending September 30, 2010--a 25% increase over the previous year and the second-largest yearly recovery amount ever.

Client Alert | January 6, 2011

2010 Mid-Year False Claims Act Update

Many consider the False Claims Act (the "FCA") to be the "fastest growing area of federal litigation." At the outset of the federal government's fiscal year 2010, Senator Charles Grassley (R-Iowa) reported that the government had more than 1,000 qui tam cases awaiting its decision on intervention.

Client Alert | July 9, 2010

2009 Year-End False Claims Act Update

In 2009, the United States government invested trillions of dollars into the economy. Coupled with this unprecedented spending came increased demands for transparency and accountability.

Client Alert | January 8, 2010

2009 Mid-Year False Claims Act Update

The frenetic pace of False Claims Act ("FCA") activity in 2008 has continued into the first half of 2009.  In addition to record-breaking FCA settlements in several industries, we have witnessed substantial amendments to the federal statute itself. 

Client Alert | July 13, 2009

2008 Year-End False Claims Act Update

I. Introduction Today's headlines are riddled with allegations of fraud and fraudulent schemes--against investors, markets, homeowners, individuals, corporations, and the government.

Client Alert | January 8, 2009