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D.C. Circuit Adopts Implied Certification, But Rejects Collective Knowledge

Feb.08.2011

As reported in our December 7, 2010, Bullet Point, in U.S. v. Science Applications Int'l Corp. the D.C. Circuit expanded the scope of the False Claims Act when it concluded that a contractor may violate the act if it knowingly breaches a contractual provision, statute, or regulation that is material to payment by the government.  To learn more about the decision, including how the court rejected "collective knowledge" as a means of showing corporate intent, read this new article authored by C&M's Andy Liu and Jon Cone in West's The Government Contractor

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