The False Claims Act

AN IN-DEPTH LOOK AT THE FCA

WELCOME TO OUR FALSE CLAIMS ACT PRIMER

IF YOU’RE READY TO KNOW MORE ABOUT THE FCA

Neal Roberts, Managing Member and Senior Lawyer at Protectus Law, was engaged by the Government of Quebec’s Commission of Inquiry on the Awarding and Management of Public Contracts in the Construction Industry to write a report on the United States False Claims Act (FCA). This primer and the related links are based on extracts from that report.

I.

KEY POINTS ABOUT THE FALSE CLAIMS ACT

II.

THE BASIC LEGAL PRINCIPLES OF THE FALSE CLAIMS ACT

III.

THE QUI TAM PROCEDURE

IV.

STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT FALSE CLAIMS ACTS

V.

ADDITIONAL FEDERAL WHISTLEBLOWER PROGRAMS

VI.

THE SUCCESS OF THE FALSE CLAIMS ACT IN UNCOVERING AND DETERRING FRAUD AGAINST THE GOVERNMENT

VII.

THE SUCCESS OF THE UNITED STATES FALSE CLAIMS ACT 1986-2012

VIII.

THE FALSE CLAIMS ACT

IX.

THE CALIFORNIA FALSE CLAIMS ACT

X.

LIST OF STATES THAT ENACTED THE FALSE CLAIMS ACT

XI.

THE NEW YORK FALSE CLAIMS ACT

XII.

THE IRS STATUTORY WHISTLEBLOWER PROGRAM

XIII.

THE SEC STATUTORY WHISTLEBLOWER PROGRAM

THINK YOU HAVE A CASE?

HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW.