False Claims Act

Qui tam cases alleging violations of the False Claims Act remain red hot in today’s climate.  The Federal government continues to use the FCA both as shield against those seeking
Continue Reading False Claims Act Update: 9th Circuit Gives ‘Respectful Burial’ to Inflated Public Disclosure Requirement

Bottom Line Up Front:  OCI exists when work performed by a contractor on a federal contract may: (a) result in an unfair competitive advantage for the contractor; or (b) impair
Continue Reading Organizational Conflict of Interest (“OCI”) – What is it?

Bottom Line Up Front: A recent decision by the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals (“ASBCA”) clearly demonstrates that federal contractors will lose (or the very least put at
Continue Reading How to Lose Legitimate Federal Contract Claims for Payment — Hire Employees that Commit Fraud

The SBA Inspector General recently determined that over $400 million in small business awards were awarded to firms that were not eligible small businesses at the time of award.  These
Continue Reading To Nobody’s Surprise – Federal Small Business Award Numbers Are Inflated

Veridyne Corp., an 8(a) small business concern, was subject to fraud and false statement claims by the U.S. Department of Transportation (UDOT) for undervaluing an estimate to perform a task
Continue Reading Fraud Claim Arises from Intentionally Undervalued Contract Extension that the Government Approved – Incumbent Contractors Beware!