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Six steps to prevent disclosure of internal investigation reports

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 20 2014

A federal court in Washington, DC sent shockwaves through the government contractor community this month when it ordered a company to produce

Private contractors among those charged in Pennsylvania turnpike procurement scandal

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 16 2013

A recent grand jury report out of Pennsylvania details evidence of "rampant" corruption in connection with the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission's

Going low: Ninth Circuit holds that false estimates and fraudulent underbidding can lead to false claims

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 7 2012

In a startling decision of "first impression" on Thursday, the Ninth Circuit held that a contractor's proposed cost estimates for a cost-reimbursable contract may give rise to false claims under the False Claims Act where the proposal is based on "false estimates" or "fraudulent underbidding"

Felony convictions and funding restrictions: understanding your eligibility for fiscal year 2012-funded contracts (and beyond?)

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 26 2012

The federal government’s fiscal fourth quarter is underway - is your company (or business unit) competing or planning to compete for a federal contract funded at least in part by FY2012 appropriations?

Reintroduced bill would automatically propose for debarment any person that violates the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 21 2011

Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT) recently reintroduced a bill that would require any person that violates the anti-bribery provisions of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) to be proposed for debarment from all federal contracts and grant awards

Proposed amendment would automatically propose for debarment any contractor that violates the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 26 2011

Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT) has proposed an amendment to H.R. 1540, the House version of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012 (NDAA), which would require any person or company that violates the anti-bribery provisions of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) to be proposed for debarment from all federal contracts and grant awards

Fraud Enforcement and Recovery Act signed into law May 20, 2009

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 22 2009

The potential for fraud prosecutions and civil actions related to funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act) or the False Claims Act (FCA) has increased significantly with the President's signing of the Fraud Enforcement and Recovery Act (S. 386) (the Act) on May 20, 2009

Fraud Enforcement and Recovery Act nears passage

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 12 2009

The potential for fraud prosecutions and civil actions related to funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act) or based on the False Claims Act (FCA) may increase significantly if a bill recently passed by the Senate and amended by the House becomes law

Federal Circuit upholds $50.6 million fraud judgment in Daewoo

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 23 2009

The Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has issued its much anticipated opinion in Daewoo Engineering & Construction Co. v. United States, No. 07-5129 (Fed. Cir. Feb. 20, 2009

A glimpse into the future of procurement fraud countermeasures?

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 10 2009

On January 12, 2009, the Project on Government Oversight (POGO) publicly released a June 9, 2008 white paper created by the National Procurement Fraud Task Force Legislation Committee, which detailed the Committee's recommendations for combating procurement fraud