This is the first in a series of client alerts addressing the likely role of the False Claims Act (FCA) in the wake of the massive federal government response to the COVID-19 pandemic. It provides some historical context for the FCA, and looks back to the financial crisis of 2008-2009, and the federal government relief programs that were enacted at the time, to understand how the FCA may be applied in the wake of the passage of the CARES Act.
COVID-19: What History Tells Us About the Importance of the False Claims Act in a Time of Pandemic
Read more in our Coronavirus (COVID-19) Center.
Matthew D. Benedetto
Co-Chair, False Claims Act Practice[email protected] +1 213 443 5323