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False Claims Act (FCA) investigations and litigation can be among the most consequential matters faced by companies and their boards. Paul, Weiss has successfully represented a wide range of clients in FCA and other matters involving allegations of government fraud. Our team offers an unparalleled combination of litigation expertise and senior government experience.

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False Claims Act Liability in the Age of COVID-19

The CARES Act and other COVID-19 relief measures have brought new focus on the False Claims Act, a potent tool used by the government and private whistleblowers for pursuing government fraud claims.  This memo provides a primer on the key aspects of FCA civil and criminal liability, identifies the primary areas of risk under the CARES Act and discusses strategies for mitigating FCA exposure.  

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JM Eagle Prevails in High-Stakes FCA Case

Paul, Weiss prevailed in a high-stakes False Claims Act damages lawsuit against our client, JM Eagle, when a judge issued a judgment as a matter of law and dismissed the case.

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U.S. Supreme Court Holds That False Claims Act Relators May Have up to 10 Years to File Suit, Regardless of Government Intervention

On May 13, 2019, the Supreme Court unanimously held in Cochise Consultancy, Inc. v. United States ex rel. Hunt that the limitations period in Section 3731(b)(2) of the False Claims Act applies in all qui tam suits where the provision’s requirements are met, regardless of whether the United States intervenes.

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Paul, Weiss Wins Dismissal of New Jersey False Claims Act Lawsuit

Paul, Weiss secured a victory for Citigroup Inc. and Citigroup Global Markets Inc. when New Jersey False Claims Act claims against them were dismissed without prejudice.

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Paul, Weiss Wins Dismissal Without Leave to Amend in California False Claims Act Lawsuit

Paul, Weiss won the dismissal with prejudice of California False Claims Act claims against Citigroup Inc. and Citigroup Global Markets Inc.

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DOJ Announces Government Procurement Collusion Strike Force

U.S. Department of Justice announced that it and several other federal agencies are forming a “Procurement Collusion Strike Force” to investigate and prosecute collusion, including bid rigging, among companies and individuals involved in government procurement at all levels.  The creation of the new strike force serves as a reminder that government contractors should strongly consider evaluating their antitrust compliance programs to ensure their effectiveness.

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