Thomas Sutcliffe

Thomas Sutcliffe

Ropes & Gray LLP

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First Circuit Affirms District Court’s Discretion to Limit the Scope of Discovery in False Claims Act Case

Last month, the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit in United States ex rel. Duxbury v. Ortho Biotech Products, L.P., No. 12-2141, 2013 WL 2501930 (1st Cir. June 12, 2013) (“Duxbury II”) affirmed the district...more

7/9/2013 - Discovery False Claims Act Public Disclosure

First Circuit Deepens Circuit Split On Question Concerning the False Claims Act’s First-to-File Bar

On May 31, 2013, the First Circuit weighed in on a question concerning application of the False Claims Act’s first-to-file bar that has split the circuits. In United States ex rel. Heineman Guta v. Guidant Corp., et al.,...more

6/24/2013 - False Claims Act First-to-File Fraud Kickbacks Pleading Standards

Fourth Circuit Oral Argument Considers Questions Concerning Constitutionally Problematic FCA Fines

The Fourth Circuit recently heard oral argument in United States ex rel. Bunk v. Gosselin World Wide Moving (12-1369). During oral argument, the panel explored, among other issues, how to calculate fines under the FCA when...more

6/13/2013 - Bid Rigging Eighth Amendment Excessive Fines Clause False Claims Act Fines Price-Fixing

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