5 FCA Issues To Watch As Trump Takes Power

By Jeff Overley (January 6, 2017, 3:57 PM EST) -- The intense False Claims Act enforcement that played out during President Barack Obama's tenure will likely continue during the Trump administration, but the plaintiffs bar may have to carry a bit more weight, experts say. Here are five key issues to watch.

Big FCA Hauls Won't Fade Away

The Obama administration presided over a dramatic uptick in FCA enforcement that President-elect Donald Trump's administration will be hard-pressed to match, much less exceed. The law was repeatedly strengthened, whistleblowers brought far more cases, and annual recoveries averaged an impressive $3.9 billion.

But attorneys who bring and defend FCA cases stress that there...

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