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FCA Back Before the Supreme Court for Third Consecutive Term

Posted in False Claims, Legal Developments
For the third consecutive term, the Supreme Court will hear a case involving the False Claims Act (FCA).  On May 31, the Court granted review in State Farm Fire and Cas. Co. v. U.S. ex rel. Rigsby to address the applicable standard for dismissal in FCA cases when whistleblowers (referred to as relators under the… Continue Reading

VIDEO: FCA Litigation — Determining Damages, Whistleblower Employees, and Tricky Issues

Posted in False Claims
Partner Mark Troy, in this three-part video series, provides an overview of the trends in False Claims Act litigation that are likely to affect companies in the coming year, including the proper measure of damages and how to deal with whistleblower employees and enforce contractual releases. All three videos are embedded below for viewing. For… Continue Reading

Crowell & Moring Launches Whistleblower Watch Blog

Posted in False Claims
Earlier this year, Crowell & Moring assembled an interdisciplinary team of attorneys to begin reporting on legal developments regarding whistleblowers. The result is the Whistleblower Watch blog (, on which more than 15 contributing authors post about everything from the False Claims Act to Sarbanes-Oxley to the SEC. They monitor legislation and case law at… Continue Reading

C&M Lawyers Conduct Live Webinar on the New Whistleblower Protections Under the National Defense Authorization Act (FY 2013)

Posted in False Claims
At 2:00 p.m. EST on February 27, 2013, Crowell & Moring Attorneys Peter Eyre, Andy Liu, Rebecca Springer, and Jason Lynch will conduct a webinar on the implications of the FY2013 NDAA’s new whistleblower protections for government contractors. The webinar will offer analysis of the expanded protections, define and discuss “retaliation” as defined under the… Continue Reading