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Supreme Court Declines to Adopt Automatic-Dismissal Rule for Violations of False Claims Act’s Seal Requirement
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • December 9 2016

On December 6, 2016, the Supreme Court determined in State Farm Fire & Casualty Co. v. United States ex rel. Rigsby that violation of the statutorily


Trump’s Promised First 100 Days: What Asian Businesses Need to Know
  • Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP
  • Asia-Pacific, USA
  • December 8 2016

On November 21, President-elect Donald Trump unveiled his plan for his first 100 days in the White House. Areas of particular interest for Asian


Proposed Overtime Rule Will Not Go Into Effect December 1, 2016
  • Jennings Strouss & Salmon PLC
  • USA
  • December 8 2016

A Federal Judge in Texas has issued a nationwide injunction blocking the Department of Labor’s new overtime rule that would have affected more than


Eighth Circuit Considers Materiality Under the FCA Following the Supreme Court’s Escobar Decision
  • Ropes & Gray LLP
  • USA
  • December 7 2016

On October 19, 2016, the Eighth Circuit issued one of the first post-Escobar opinions addressing materiality under the False Claims Act (“FCA”). In


Supreme Court Decides That Dismissal Is Not Mandated For Violations Of The False Claims Act’s Seal Provision
  • Hogan Lovells
  • USA
  • December 7 2016

Yesterday, the Supreme Court handed down its decision in State Farm Fire & Casualty Co. v. United States ex rel. Rigsby, a closely watched case about


Supreme Court Holds That Violations of the False Claims Act's Seal Requirements Do Not Require Automatic Dismissal
  • Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP
  • USA
  • December 7 2016

On December 6, 2016, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled unanimously in State Farm Fire and Casualty Co. v. United States ex rel. Rigsby


Eighth Circuit Affirms that an Objectively Reasonable Interpretation of an Ambiguous Regulation Defeats Liability Under the False Claims Act
  • Ropes & Gray LLP
  • USA
  • December 7 2016

In United States ex rel. Donegan v. Anesthesia Associates of Kansas City, P.C., 833 F.3d 874 (8th Cir. 2016), the Eighth Circuit affirmed that a


Eighth Circuit Affirms that Retaliation Under False Claims Act Requires Showing that Retaliation Was Motivated Solely by Plaintiff’s Protected Activity
  • Ropes & Gray LLP
  • USA
  • December 7 2016

On May 20, 2016, the Eighth Circuit affirmed the District Court’s grant of summary judgment to defendant on Plaintiff’s False Claims Act (“FCA”


Eighth Circuit Holds that a Reasonable Interpretation of an Ambiguous Law Does Not Give Rise to FCA Liability
  • Ropes & Gray LLP
  • USA
  • December 7 2016

On August 8, 2016, the Eighth Circuit, in Olson v. Fairview Health Services of Minnesota, affirmed the dismissal of a False Claims Act (“FCA”) suit


Post no bills? Employers have to post plenty!
  • Constangy Brooks Smith & Prophete LLP
  • USA
  • December 7 2016

This year is ending with quite a few changes in various federal workplace posters. To ensure that employers, especially federal contractors, have kept