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Ninth Circuit bars whistleblower whose minor role in a fraudulent billing scheme resulted in a felony conviction from FCA payout
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • USA
  • July 23 2015

On July 16, 2015, the Ninth Circuit held that a relator convicted criminally for his role in a fraud against the government must be dismissed from a


How the recent Supreme Court term will affect business
  • Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
  • USA
  • July 23 2015

In Mach Mining, the Supreme Court considered whether and to what extent courts may review the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s attempt to


Hartpence: Ninth Circuit joins majority of circuits to lower barrier for whistleblowers in False Claims Act lawsuits
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • USA
  • July 14 2015

The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, in a case likely heralding an increase in the number of qui tam False Claims Act lawsuits, has


Court allows former employee to retain company documents relevant to potential FCA claim
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • July 7 2015

Companies may think their documents are safe from disclosure based on confidentiality agreements with employees, but a recent decision in the Northern


District court holds that qui tam relator is entitled to ‘self-help’ discovery: relator can retain company documents even after termination
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • USA
  • July 3 2015

Last week, a federal district court addressed a question that often arises in False Claims Act litigation: Can a qui tam relator who files suit


OFCCP files suit against federal subcontractor staffing agency for alleged discrimination and harassment
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • June 18 2015

In a complaint filed on June 17, 2015, OFCCP alleges that a staffing agency that supplies laborers to work for federal prime construction contractors


Whistleblower’s receipt of report of government’s investigation of his claims ruled a public disclosure
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • USA
  • June 12 2015

A decision earlier this month by the Central District of California that the public disclosure bar had been triggered marked an unusual ruling in


District court holds False Claims Act applies to employee allegedly terminated for engaging in protected activity against unrelated former employer
  • Littler Mendelson
  • USA
  • June 11 2015

In a matter of first impression, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania in Cestra v. Mylan Inc. No. 15-0873 (E.D. Pa., May


Employers can be liable for retaliating against an employee who filed an FCA claim against a former employer
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • USA
  • June 10 2015

In a case raising an issue of first impression, a court recently held that an employer can be held liable under the FCA's retaliation provisions for


Nevada establishes conclusive presumption for independent contractor status
  • Littler Mendelson
  • USA
  • June 10 2015

In Terry v. Sapphire Gentlemen's Club, 336 P.3d 951 (Nev. Oct. 30, 2014), the Nevada Supreme Court adopted the Fair Labor Standard Act (FLSA)'s