Federal False Claims Act (FCA) recoveries in Fiscal Year 2019 were just over $3 billion. More than 600 new qui tam suits were filed for the ninth year in a row, and government-initiated complaints rose from 123 to 146.
- Katherine Armstrong, Affirmative Civil Enforcement Coordinator, U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Western District of North Carolina
- Mark T. Calloway, Partner, Alston & Bird LLP
- Hon. Robert J. Conrad Jr., U.S. District Judge, Western District of North Carolina
- James F. Wyatt III, Partner, Wyatt & Blake, L.L.P.
- R. Scott Oswald – Chair, FBA Qui Tam Section (moderator)
For this session attendees can expect a brief overview of the FCA process, including a review of case law in the Western District of North Carolina and a detailed look at:
- The types of FCA case most welcomed by the district’s U.S. Attorney Offices;
- How Western District of North Carolina prosecutors work with Main Justice to investigate complaints and weigh intervention;
- How Western District of North Carolina judges evaluate seal extensions and seal violations;
- The local impact of the Supreme Court’s recent FCA decisions; and
- Where Western District of North Carolina prosecutors fall in national debates over the viability of medical necessity cases, DOJ dismissal of relator-led cases, and other issues.
This webinar does not carry CLE credit. Registrants will receive Zoom login details on the day before the event
For more information and to register click the link: https://www.fedbar.org/event/qui-tam-section-virtual-false-claims-act-today-western-district-of-north-carolina/
You need not be an FBA member to attend.
Date: Thursday, September 30, 2021
Time: 12:00pm – 2:00pm (ET time zone)
Location: Via Zoom – link provided upon reservation
Cost: Free to FBA members and $10 to non-members. Registration Required.