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The 6th Annual National Institute on Civil False Claims Act and Qui Tam Enforcement

June 14 - 16, 2006 • Washington, DC


The Civil False Claims Act (FCA) is the fastest growing area of federal litigation, particularly because of its unique qui tam enforcement mechanism. This will be the Sixth Annual National Institute to bring together experts from all areas – healthcare, defense, environmental, oil and gas, import/export, accounting and consulting, construction, higher education and grant recipients – in which qui tam lawsuits have been filed.

 

What Will You Learn:

 

  • Basics of liability, damages, and penalties under the FCA
  • Important new developments relating to liability for violations of express and implied certifications
  • The latest case law relating to the requirement that a falsity be “material”
  • Recent cases on public disclosure/original source
  • Analysis of recent Supreme Court developments
  • Increasing importance of state false claim and qui tam laws
  • Congressional efforts to encourage states to enact state FCA laws
  • Specialty sessions devoted to pharmaceutical, healthcare and procurement cases
  • Handling employee discharge cases under Subsection (h)

Brian Elmer will be participating in a panel discussion, Pretrial Procedure: Motions and Discovery Issues: Public Disclosure/Original Source, Rule 9(b), Statute of Limitations, Stay of Proceedings, as part of this sixth annual national institute. Crowell & Moring has also sponsored the reception taking place Thursday, June 15th.

 

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