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The False Claims Act (31 U.S.C. §§ 3729–3733, also called the "Lincoln Law") is an American federal law that imposes liability on persons and companies (typically federal contractors) who defraud governmental programs. It is the federal Government's primary litigation tool in combating fraud and its enforcement is big business for the government.

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News and Insights on the False Claims Act We counsel and educate companies on internal whistleblower complaints or other FCA compliance concerns. Read the latest, below.

The False Claims Act (31 U.S.C. §§ 3729–3733, also called the "Lincoln Law") is an American federal law that imposes liability on persons and companies (typically federal contractors) who defraud governmental programs. It is the federal Government's primary litigation tool in combating fraud and its enforcement is big business for the government.

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News April 2018 Eleventh Circuit Deepens Circuit Split over the FCA’s Statute of Limitations

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Analysis December 2017 Sixth Circuit Affirms Dismissal for Failure to Meet Demanding FCA Pleading Requirements

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Analysis october 2017 Escobar's Effect on False Claims Act Qui Tam Actions

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Analysis September 2017 District Court Rejects “Holistic” Approach to Escobar’s FCA Materiality Standard

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Analysis September 2017 Second Circuit Will Decide Whether Relators Can Avoid Dismissal Under The First-to-File-Rule by Amending Their Complaints

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Analysis August 2017 FCA Defendant Strikes Back Against DOJ for Seeking Unreasonable Recovery

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Analysis August 2017 D.C. Circuit: First-To-File Bar’s Applicability Is Determined When the Relator Files the Second Complaint

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Analysis August 2017 When Are False Claims Act Releases in Separation Agreements Enforced?

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News July 2017 District Court of New Jersey Highlights Importance of Materiality Requirement at Pleading Stage

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News July 2017 Ninth Circuit Holds Escobar’s Two Part Test Is Mandatory

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News MAY 2017

Third Circuit Applies Escobar’s Heightened Materiality Standard to Affirm Dismissal of FCA Claims`

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News MAY 2017

Third Circuit Applies Escobar’s Heightened Materiality Standard to Affirm Dismissal of FCA Claims`

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News MAY 2017

Second Circuit: The First-To-File Rule Is Not Jurisdictional

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News MAY 2017

Fifth Circuit Reinforces Demanding Materiality Standard Required Of False Claims Act Plaintiffs

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News April 2017

Court Finds Escobar Prevents Relators from Using FCA as an All-Purpose Enforcement Tool

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News April 2017

Duke Gains Home Court Advantage in Relator’s Qui Tam Action

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News April 2017

Virginia District Court Applies McDonnell Douglas Framework to FCA Retaliation Claim

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News March 2017

District of Colorado Affirms Government’s Broad Discretion to Settle Qui Tam Case Over a Relator’s Objections

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Analysis Feb 2017

Fifth Circuit Affirms Timeliness of AKA Claims Added to Government’s FCA Complaint in Intervention

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Analysis Feb 2017

The Devil is in the Details:

Sixth Circuit Rejects Casual Allegations of Fraud in Affirming Dismissal of Qui Tam Action

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Analysis Jan 2017

Ninth Circuit Applies Escobar to Affirm Summary Judgment: Three Helpful Arguments for FCA Defendants

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Analysis Jan 2017

Government Knowledge is Relevant to More than Intent

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Analysis Jan 2017

Tenth Circuit Affirms Multi-Million Dollar Attorney Fee Award Against Qui Tam Relator For “Frivolous” Claims

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Analysis Jan 2017

On Reconsideration,District Court of Massachusetts Expands Potential FCA Liability Under Escobar

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Analysis Jan 2017

A $4.7 Billion Year:
Analysis of DOJ’s False Claims Act Recoveries in FY 2016, Recent Trends and Predictions for the Future

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Analysis DEC 2016

Three Considerations for FCA Defendants in Light of SCOTUS Rejection of Dismissal as a Mandatory Remedy for FCA Seal Violations

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News April 2018 Eleventh Circuit Deepens Circuit Split over the FCA’s Statute of Limitations Analysis December 2017 Sixth Circuit Affirms Dismissal for Failure to Meet Demanding FCA Pleading Requirements Analysis october 2017 Escobar's Effect on False Claims Act Qui Tam Actions Analysis September 2017 District Court Rejects “Holistic” Approach to Escobar’s FCA Materiality Standard Analysis September 2017 Second Circuit Will Decide Whether Relators Can Avoid Dismissal Under The First-to-File-Rule by Amending Their Complaints Analysis August 2017 FCA Defendant Strikes Back Against DOJ for Seeking Unreasonable Recovery Analysis August 2017 D.C. Circuit: First-To-File Bar’s Applicability Is Determined When the Relator Files the Second Complaint Analysis August 2017 When Are False Claims Act Releases in Separation Agreements Enforced? News July 2017 District Court of New Jersey Highlights Importance of Materiality Requirement at Pleading Stage News July 2017 Ninth Circuit Holds Escobar’s Two Part Test Is Mandatory