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Deputy Associate Attorney General Stephen Cox Addresses DOJ’s False Claims Act Enforcement Priorities and Regulatory Reforms

On January 27, Deputy Associate Attorney General Stephen Cox delivered keynote remarks on the False Claims Act (FCA) at the 2020 Advanced Forum on False Claims and Qui Tam Enforcement. Mr. Cox’s remarks described the Department of Justice’s (“DOJ”) ongoing enforcement efforts and priorities, as well as outlined DOJ’s regulatory reform agenda and some of its … Continue reading

DOJ Recovers More than $2.6 Billion from Health Care False Claims Act Cases in FY 2019

On January 9, the United States Department of Justice (“DOJ”) announced its statistics on federal False Claims Act cases for FY 2019.  In a lengthy press release, the DOJ reported more than $3 billion in settlements and judgments from civil cases involving fraud and false claims against the government.  Of this total, the DOJ reported … Continue reading

Rumors of sea change in DOJ policy potentially confirmed by two recent memos

Rumors of a significant shift in U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) policy were confirmed last week when a privileged and confidential internal DOJ memo was leaked to the press. The memo outlines seven factors government attorneys should use for evaluating whether the government should seek dismissal of qui tam actions filed under the federal False Claims … Continue reading

DOJ policy shift in qui tam litigation?

Last week, a senior US Department of Justice official appeared to announce a surprising, and potentially significant, shift in policy regarding qui tam litigation. Michael Granston, director of the commercial litigation branch of the fraud section in the DOJ’s civil division, said during a speech that the DOJ will be moving to dismiss False Claims … Continue reading
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