Auditors May Cite Ruling In Qui Tam Suit Against Shell

Law360, New York (August 17, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Two government auditors will be able to cite a recent appeals court ruling to fight Shell Exploration & Production Co.'s contention that their claims involve public information that cannot be the basis of a qui tam action.

U.S. District Judge Lynn N. Hughes of the Southern District of Texas on Wednesday allowed Randall L. Little and Joel F. Arnold to include a recent decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit in response to Shell's summary judgment motion. Little and Arnold, auditors of...
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