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DOJ Assistant Attorney General Stuart F. Delery to discuss false claims at ABA meeting

DOJ Assistant Attorney General Stuart F. Delery to discuss false claims at ABA meeting

By Irma Romero

WASHINGTON, May 29, 2014 — Stuart F. Delery, assistant attorney general for the Justice Department's Civil Division, will deliver the luncheon address at the American Bar Association’s 10th National Institute on the Civil False Claims Act and Qui Tam Enforcement on June 4 – 6 at the Park Hyatt Hotel in Washington, D.C.

The conference will feature legal experts— including representatives from the Department of Justice and the Department of Health and Human Services— to discuss the litigation and enforcement of the Civil False Claims Act in health care and procurement cases, evidence management and potential damages awarded in false claims cases. 

What:   10th National Institute on the Civil False Claims Act and Qui Tam Enforcement
             Sponsored by the ABA Criminal Justice Section

When:  June 4 – 6

Where: Park Hyatt Hotel
             1201 24th St.
             Washington, DC 20037   

Program highlights include: 

“False Claims Act Enforcement Against Hospitals, Pharmaceutical Companies and Other Health Care Industry Companies” — Panelists will discuss the potential use of the FCA in health care exchanges under the Affordable Care Act and the increasing use of the Stark law and anti-kickback statute violations on FCA cases.
Thursday, June 5, 3:30 – 5:15 p.m.
 
“False Claims Act Enforcement in Procurement and Nontraditional Areas” — This panel will discuss FCA enforcement in the procurement field as well as nontraditional FCA cases, especially those involving oil and gas, “reverse” false claims and grants.
Thursday, June 5, 3:30 – 5:15 p.m. 

“State Qui Tam Enforcement” — More than 23 states now have qui tam laws, and the value of recoveries obtained under these laws is skyrocketing. Congress recently passed legislation that encourages the remainder of the states to pass such laws. This panel will discuss the current and future course of state qui tam enforcement.
Friday, June 6, 10:45 – 11:45 a.m. 

A complete agenda can be found online. 

This event is free and open to the members of the press. For media credentialing, please contact Maria Gutierrez at 202-662-1091 or Maria.Gutierrez@americanbar.org. 

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