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The Government Should Dismiss Meritless Qui Tam Suits - The Case of US ex rel Thomas v. Black and Veatch Special Projects Corp.
  • Phelps Dunbar LLP
  • USA
  • May 2 2016

Last week the 10th Circuit affirmed the District Court's grant of summary judgment in favor of the defendant in US ex rel Thomas v. Black and Veatch


GAO Proposes Significant Changes to its Bid Protest Process
  • Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
  • USA
  • May 2 2016

Bid protests are a ubiquitous part of government contracting, basically considered part of the normal procurement process. While bid protests can be


Federal Grant and Contract News for Nonprofits - April 2016
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • April 29 2016

In April 2016, we saw the unveiling of a new disclosure program by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), a report from the U.S. Government


Lower Fuel Prices Take a Toll on California’s Transportation Funding
  • Nossaman LLP
  • USA
  • April 29 2016

Lower gas prices and decreased revenue from California's Price Based Excise Tax (PBET) on gasoline are taking their toll on the state's


Contractor Blacklisting for Defense Contractors? The HASC Says “Not So Fast”
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • April 29 2016

At last, we have a little good news for government contractors. By a vote of 34-28 taken late in the evening on April 27, 2016, the House Armed


Ohio Supreme Court upholds per day liquidated damages
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • April 29 2016

Recently in Boone Coleman Constr., Inc. v. Vill. Of Piketon, 2016-Ohio-628 (Ohio Feb. 24, 2016) the Ohio Supreme Court enforced a liquidated damages


How Should Courts Calculate FCA Double Back Pay Awards?
  • Katz Marshall & Banks LLP
  • USA
  • April 29 2016

A recent False Claims Act decision from the Eastern District of New York held that whistleblowers are entitled to double back pay before the court


OIG Issues New Exclusion and CIA Guidance
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • April 28 2016

On April 18, 2016, Inspector General Daniel R. Levinson announced the publication of updated guidance on how the Office of Inspector General (OIG


Recent District Court Decision Highlights FCA’s Effective but Underutilized “Government Action” Bar
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • April 28 2016

On April 20, 2016, the US District Court for the Eastern District of California dismissed a False Claims Act (FCA) case based on 31 U.S.C


Senate Passes First Comprehensive, Bipartisan Energy Bill Since 2007
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • April 28 2016

By a vote of 85-12, the Senate passed a sweeping bipartisan energy bill, S.2012 - the Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2016, last Wednesday. The