Christopher A. Myers

Christopher A. Myers

Holland & Knight LLP

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Circuit Court Provides Clarification of Pleading Standards in FCA Cases - The Court's Holding Details Requirements for Alleging...

A recent U.S. Court of Appeals case from the Seventh Circuit has brought further insight into the heightened pleading standard required under the False Claims Act (FCA). The case, Thulin v. Shopko Stores Operating Co., LLC,...more

3/19/2015 - False Claims Act (FCA) Medicaid Pharmacies Pleading Standards

Second Circuit Holds In-House Lawyer Precluded from Blowing Whistle on Former Employer

The Second Circuit issued an opinion tackling the interplay between an attorney's ethical obligation to maintain client confidences and the ability to act as a "whistleblower" to report unlawful conduct to the government. The...more

11/13/2013 - Anti-Kickback Statute Corporate Counsel False Claims Act (FCA) Legal Ethics Whistleblowers

Sixth Circuit Overturns False Claims Act Judgment Based on Ambiguous Regulations Where Provider Made Reasonable Attempts to Comply

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit has reversed a summary judgment that held a business liable for violating the False Claims Act by using regulatory loopholes to maximize profits under the Medicare program. In...more

10/31/2012 - False Claims Act (FCA) Medicare

Establishing a Culture of Ethical Behavior and Legal Compliance: Finding Perspective After Penn State and the Freeh Report

Ethical behaviors and legal compliance within any educational institution cannot be presumed; they must be cultivated, monitored and enforced. It is a team effort. It begins with senior leadership, including an informed and...more

9/24/2012 - Child Abuse Penn State Sexual Abuse

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