The 2013 Tightening Of The NY False Claims Act

Law360, New York (January 8, 2014, 6:08 PM EST) -- ​The New York False Claims Act has been called the “False Claims Act on steroids.” And in many respects, the state statute lives up to its characterization — the statute was amended in 2010 to include liability for tax fraud specifically exempted under the federal statute, and also has a longer statute of limitations, a lower pleading standard for relators, and a narrower public disclosure bar.

In 2013 alone, the New York statute was again amended and new regulations were proposed to bring the state law...
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