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Network interference - a legal guide to the commercial risks and rewards of the social media phenomenon

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • European Union, Global, United Kingdom, USA
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  • April 22 2014

Social media is a revolution in the way in which corporations communicate with consumers. This White Paper will help you to maximise the huge

Preservation of legal privilege in corporate investigations a cross border comparison

  • Dechert LLP
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • 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

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

  • Husch Blackwell LLP
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  • USA
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  • 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
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  • USA
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  • 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

In re Kellogg Brown & Root, Inc. - D.C. Circuit reaffirms attorney-client privilege protections for corporate internal investigations, reinterprets standard for dual purpose communications

  • Schiff Hardin LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 18 2014

On June 27, 2014, the D.C. Circuit ruled that Upjohn Co. v. United States, 449 U.S. 383 (1981) (recognizing that the attorney-client privilege may

North Dakota Supreme Court establishes defense to “no damage for delay” clause

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 18 2014

In June 2014, the North Dakota Supreme Court issued its decision in C&C Plumbing & Heating, LLP v. Williams County et al, No. 20130297. The Court

Federal Circuit holds that the Special Plea in Fraud Statute bars quantum meruit recovery for government contractor; reverses Court of Federal Claims

  • Bryan Cave LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 16 2014

The Federal Circuit yesterday issued a sweeping rejection of any quantum meruit recovery against the federal government by a contractor who was found

Supreme Court grants certiorari on Wartime Suspension of Limitations Act and first-to-file questions in KBR v. U.S. ex rel. Carter

  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 1 2014

Earlier today, the Supreme Court granted certiorari in United States ex rel. Carter v. Kellogg Brown & Root Servs., Inc., 710 F.3d 171 (4th Cir

Government contracts quarterly update - July 2014

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 17 2014

On July 15, the Department of Defense (“DOD”) released a proposed rule, 79 Fed. Reg. 41172, that will allow contractors that are subject to the

Fourth Circuit nixes False Claims Act suits based on public information

  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
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  • USA
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  • 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