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Fifth Circuit "Materiality" Ruling Recognizes FCA Limitations On Relators' Ability To Second Guess Agency Decisions
On September 29, 2016, a Fifth Circuit panel unanimously reversed one of the most astonishing FCA awards in recent years.
United States
5 Jan 2018
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Supreme Court Rejects The Government's Expansive Interpretation Of "Official Act" For Honest Services Fraud And Bribery Allegations
The former governor was convicted of violating several federal laws, including committing "honest services fraud."
United States
1 Jul 2016
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US Supreme Court Rejects Government's Expansive Interpretation Of "Official Act" For Honest Services Fraud And Bribery Allegations
The Court vacated the conviction of the former governor of Virginia, Bob McDonnell, because it was based on an improperly expansive interpretation of "official act" as used in the federal bribery statute.
United States
30 Jun 2016
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Supreme Court To Consider Implications of Seal Violation in FCA Lawsuits
On May 31, 2016, the Supreme Court granted certiorari in State Farm Fire & Casualty Co. v. United States ex rel. Rigsby, No. 15-513.
United States
1 Jun 2016
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In High-Profile "Custer Battles" Dispute, US Fourth Circuit Holds that False Claims Made to Grantees or Other Recipients of US Money Are Actionable if the Claim Involves Any Portion of US Funds
In one of the more highly publicized recent cases involving the civil False Claims Act, 31 U.S.C. 3729-3733 (FCA), the Fourth Circuit recently overruled parts of a district court decision in the "Custer Battles" litigation that had spurred members of Congress to seek changes to the FCA.
United States
 
21 Apr 2009
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