The False Claims Act in 2019: A Government Enforcement UpdateThe False Claims Act (FCA) continues to be one of the federal government’s primary enforcement tools against government contractors. To keep you informed on the status of the law, Bradley’s Government Enforcement and Investigations Practice Group is pleased to present the False Claims Act: 2019 Year in Review, our eighth annual review of significant

Trust but Verify: Disclosure of Trust Ownership May Be Required for Family-Owned Government ContractorsFamily-owned businesses are often owned and controlled by family trusts. Trusts are used by families for estate planning, tax planning and asset protection. Family-owned government contractors with trust ownership structures should be mindful of ownership disclosures required by the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR). Failure to comply with the required disclosures could result in False Claims

DOJ Recovered Over $3 Billion from False Claims Act Cases in FY 2019The Department of Justice (DOJ) recently announced that it obtained more than $3 billion in False Claims Act (FCA) settlements and judgments in the fiscal year ending Sept. 30, 2019.

Notably, DOJ reports that “matters that involved the health care industry” comprised the largest portion of these FCA recoveries in FY 2019, but that “procurement