Attys React To Supreme Court's Wartime Limits To FCA Ruling

Law360, New York (May 26, 2015, 7:51 PM EDT) -- On Tuesday, the Supreme Court overturned a Fourth Circuit decision and held that the Wartime Suspension of Limitations Act applies only to criminal fraud claims and not civil fraud cases, including False Claims Act suits. Here, attorneys tell Law360 why the decision in Kellogg Brown & Root Services Inc. et al. v. U.S. ex rel. Carter is significant.

Wilson G. Barmeyer, Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP

“In light of the ever-shifting and evolving nature of modern military conflicts, the Supreme Court’s ruling will restore some certainty to the statute of limitations for civil fraud actions, such as FCA claims. It removes...

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