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Fourth Circuit nixes False Claims Act suits based on public information

  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 24 2014

Late last month, the Fourth Circuit ruled that federal courts cannot consider whistleblower suits brought under the False Claims Act (FCA) where

President Obama issues Executive Order barring sexual orientation and gender identity discrimination by federal contractors

  • Duane Morris LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 22 2014

On July 21, 2014, President Obama issued an Executive Order that makes it illegal for federal government contractors to discriminate on the basis of

Executive Order protects federal contractor LGBT workers

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 22 2014

Yesterday President Obama issued an Executive Order extending antidiscrimination protection on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity

U.S. Postal Service plays the terrorist card against whistleblower

  • Husch Blackwell LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 21 2014

Retaliating against an employee for reporting safety violations, the U.S. Postal Service asserted baseless terrorism charges against him. As a result

False claims by any other name: Medtronic and Omnicare cases illustrate the interplay between the False Claims Act and other federal laws regulating commerce with Medicare and Medicaid

  • Saul Ewing LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 14 2014

Medtronic, Inc. has agreed to pay $9.9 million to the U.S. government to bring a False Claims Act ("FCA") suit focused on eight years' worth of

Move over Big Pharma: health care is not the only industry susceptible to False Claims Act scrutiny

  • Saul Ewing LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 14 2014

The company (formerly known as Computer Associates International, Inc. or CA, Inc.) ("CA") had contracted with the U.S. General Services

Preservation of legal privilege in corporate investigations a cross border comparison

  • Dechert LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • -
  • July 11 2014

A D.C. Circuit decision (In re Kellogg Brown & Root, Inc.) has confirmed privilege over employee statements during in-house investigations. Can the

OFCCP updates FAQs on Section 503 and veterans’ Regulations

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA, Vietnam
  • -
  • June 27 2014

OFCCP recently updated its Frequently Asked Questions ("FAQs") on the implementation of the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance

Obama administration announces Executive Order protecting LGBT employees of federal contractors

  • Roetzel & Andress
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 27 2014

Last week, the White House announced that President Obama plans to sign an Executive Order barring federal contractors and subcontractors from

Diagnosing the risk: affirmative action obligations for health care providers

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 20 2014

Health care providers have long lived in a world of acronyms, but in recent years, a new acronym has arisen in connection with many health