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Webinar - The Future of Qui Tam & False Claims Act: What's In and Out of 2017?


June 6, 2017

Scott Jones is a speaker for the Knowledge Group's LIVE Webcast on June 6th, The Future of Qui Tam & False Claims Act: What's In and Out of 2017? Scott's segment will cover the following topics:

  • Defense-side perspective on heightened materiality standard and implied certification standard under U.S. ex rel. Escobar v. Universal Health Services (U.S. Sup. Ct. 2016) and its progeny.
  • Post-Escobar False Claims Act cases setting forth examples of and exceptions to the applicable materiality standard.
  • Key defensive techniques that make defensive use of the heightened materiality standard (e.g. exploring Rule 12 and 9(b) arguments; discovery tips, including from government payors).

Locke Lord is a proud sponsor of the LIVE Webcast that will present a panel of key thought leaders organized by The Knowledge Group to provide an overview to help you understand the critical elements of Qui Tam & False Claims Act and the potential changes it might undergo in the succeeding years. Speakers will also provide an in-depth discussion of FCA and give significant insights on the potential impacts of the current administration.

Some of the major topics that will be covered in this course are:
  • Recent Developments in Qui Tam Litigation
  • Impact of the Supreme Court’s decision in Escobar
  • Defensive Techniques Using Heightened Materiality Standard
  • Plaintiff Perspective on Post-Escobar Landscape
  • Fraud Claims Act Enforcement Under President Trump
  • What’s In and Out for 2017?

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