4 Compliance-Focused Reforms That Would Improve FCA

Law360, New York (October 30, 2013, 6:25 PM EDT) -- Enacted during the Civil War, the False Claims Act remains one of the government’s most important tools for combating fraud in government programs. But as currently interpreted and employed, the FCA is both less effective than it could be at reducing fraud and too often a spur for frivolous litigation and coercive out-of-court settlements.

For the Institute for Legal Reform of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce (ILR), we helped prepare a set of reform proposals designed to improve the FCA’s effectiveness as an anti-fraud tool by...
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