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Demystifying the DOJ’s New False Claims Act Guidance: Navigating Implications to the Year Ahead

Live Webcast Date: Tuesday, January 14, 2020 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm (ET)
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Add to Calendar 01/14/2020 12:00 pm 01/14/2020 2:00 pm America/New_York The Knowledge Group Webinar: Demystifying the DOJ’s New False Claims Act Guidance: Navigating Implications to the Year Ahead If you haven’t registered for this event please click here:https://www.theknowledgegroup.org/checkout/?add-to-cart=106043\r\n Earlier in 2019, the Civil Division of the U.S Department of Justice (DOJ) released formal guidance in clarifying the manner in which the DOJ allocates credit to defendants who cooperate with government investigations in False Claims Act matters. These guidelines emphasize voluntary disclosure and provide insight into actions that could give rise to cooperation credit. Particularly, the guidance validates the factors that prosecutors should consider when evaluating if an entity should receive cooperation credit and its extent. Cooperation credit generally results in DOJ’s diluting penalties or damages imposed in an FCA resolution. However, it remains ill-defined how much credit cooperating individuals and companies will take benefit of this. \n \nThus, companies that discover potential False Claims Act violations should immediately consult with their counsel about the procedural steps to follow. \n \nIn this LIVE Webcast, a seasoned panel of thought leaders and professionals brought together by The Knowledge Group will provide and present to the audience an in-depth analysis of the fundamentals as well as recent developments in Demystifying the DOJ’s New False Claims Act Guidance. Speakers will also present all important issues surrounding this significant topic and implementation of measures to reduce the risk of repetition and to identify future risks. \n \nThis LIVE Webcast will discuss the following key provisions: \n \n \n DOJ’s New False Claims Act Guidance – An Overview \n Current Trends and Recent Developments \n Key Issues \n Litigation Challenges \n Measures in Mitigating Risks \n \n https://www.theknowledgegroup.org/webcasts/dojs-new-false-claims-act-guidance/

Online CLE False Claims

Join us for this Knowledge Group Online CLE False Claims Webinar. Earlier in 2019, the Civil Division of the U.S Department of Justice (DOJ) released formal guidance in clarifying the manner in which the DOJ allocates credit to defendants who cooperate with government investigations in False Claims Act matters. These guidelines emphasize voluntary disclosure and provide insight into actions that could give rise to cooperation credit. Particularly, the guidance validates the factors that prosecutors should consider when evaluating if an entity should receive cooperation credit and its extent. Cooperation credit generally results in DOJ’s diluting penalties or damages imposed in an FCA resolution. However, it remains ill-defined how much credit cooperating individuals and companies will take benefit of this.

Thus, companies that discover potential False Claims Act violations should immediately consult with their counsel about the procedural steps to follow.

In this LIVE Webcast, a seasoned panel of thought leaders and professionals brought together by The Knowledge Group will provide and present to the audience an in-depth analysis of the fundamentals as well as recent developments in Demystifying the DOJ’s New False Claims Act Guidance. Speakers will also present all important issues surrounding this significant topic and implementation of measures to reduce the risk of repetition and to identify future risks.

This LIVE Webcast will discuss the following key provisions:

  • DOJ’s New False Claims Act Guidance – An Overview
  • Current Trends and Recent Developments
  • Key Issues
  • Litigation Challenges
  • Measures in Mitigating Risks

Agenda

Steven M. Gombos, Partner
Gombos & Leyton P. C.

Who Should Attend

  • White Collar Defense Attorneys
  • False Claims Act Lawyers
  • Corporate Counsel
  • Compliance Executives
  • Top-Level Executives

Online CLE False Claims

Steven M. Gombos, Partner
Gombos & Leyton P. C.

Online CLE False Claims

Online CLE False Claims

Steven M. GombosPartnerGombos & Leyton P. C.

Steve Gombos is the Senior Litigation Partner at Gombos Leyton PC. He has more than 28 years of litigation experience, including trying cases and arguing appeals involving complex commercial disputes in federal courts across the country. Over the last 15 years, Steve has focused his practice on False Claims Act defense, particularly involving colleges and universities. He has spent much of the last three years—since the Supreme Court’s decision in Universal Health Services v. United States ex rel. Escobar, 136 S.Ct. 1989 (2016)—litigating implied certification claims and contesting the FCA’s materiality standard in federal trial and appellate courts across the country.

Mr. Gombos received his J.D. from the University of Richmond School of Law and his B.A. from Lafayette College.


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Online CLE False Claims

Course Level:
   Intermediate

Advance Preparation:
   Print and review course materials

Method Of Presentation:
   Live Webcast

Prerequisite:
   General knowledge of cooperation credit in false claims act cases

Course Code:
   147926

NY Category of CLE Credit:
   Areas of Professional Practice

Total Credits:
    2.0 CLE

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The Knowledge Group

The Knowledge Group has been a leading global provider of Continuing Education (CLE, CPE) for over 13 Years. We produce over 450 LIVE webcasts annually and have a catalog of over 4,000 on-demand courses.

About the Knowledge Group

The Knowledge Group

The Knowledge Group has been a leading global provider of Continuing Education (CLE, CPE) for over 13 Years. We produce over 450 LIVE webcasts annually and have a catalog of over 4,000 on-demand courses.

Gombos Leyton PC is a boutique law firm providing full-service, business-effective representation for businesses and senior management.

Website: https://www.glpclaw.com/

Steve Gombos is the Senior Litigation Partner at Gombos Leyton PC. He has more than 28 years of litigation experience, including trying cases and arguing appeals involving complex commercial disputes in federal courts across the country. Over the last 15 years, Steve has focused his practice on False Claims Act defense, particularly involving colleges and universities. He has spent much of the last three years—since the Supreme Court’s decision in Universal Health Services v. United States ex rel. Escobar, 136 S.Ct. 1989 (2016)—litigating implied certification claims and contesting the FCA’s materiality standard in federal trial and appellate courts across the country.

Mr. Gombos received his J.D. from the University of Richmond School of Law and his B.A. from Lafayette College.

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