ACLU, Others Want 4th Circ. To Rehear FCA Secrecy Suit

Law360, New York (May 10, 2011, 6:51 PM EDT) -- The American Civil Liberties Union and other advocacy groups petitioned the Fourth Circuit on Tuesday for an en banc rehearing of their suit challenging the constitutionality of a False Claims Act provision that keeps whistleblower suits sealed.

A three-judge panel for the Fourth Circuit adopted a view of the First Amendment that directly contradicted prior U.S. Supreme Court and Fourth Circuit holdings when it affirmed dismissal of the case in March in a 2-1 decision, according to the ACLU, OMB Watch and the Government Accountability Project....
To view the full article, register now.

UK Financial Services

UK Financial Services

Read Our Latest UK Financial Services Coverage

Financial Services Law360 UK provides breaking news and analysis on the financial sector. Coverage includes UK and European Union policy, enforcement, and litigation involving banks, asset management firms, and other financial services organizations.