Something For Everyone In Veridyne V. US

Law360, New York (August 14, 2012, 12:50 PM EDT) -- In Veridyne Corp. v. United States, -- Fed. Cl. -- , (July 6, 2012), the Court of Federal Claims (COFC) resolved a long-running government contracts dispute involving an agency of the U.S. Department of Transportation (the Maritime Administration (MARAD)), and Veridyne, the plaintiff contractor.

A must-read for anyone practicing before the COFC, the opinion deals with government counterclaims not only for common law fraud, but also pursuant to the False Claims Act, the Forfeiture of Fraudulent Claims Act (also known as the special plea in fraud),...
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