New York, NY, December 22, 2017 — The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, brings together the world's leading authorities and industry participants through informative webcasts. It has scheduled a live webcast entitled: “Keeping an Eye Out for False Claims Act (FCA) Enforcements in 2018: Understanding the Recent Developments Live Webcast.” This event is scheduled on Tuesday, Jan 16, 2018 from 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm (ET)

Event Summary:

The False Claims Act (FCA) continues to pose unique liability risks for healthcare providers and companies conducting business with the US Government. In 2016, nearly $5 billion FCA settlements and judgements was recovered by the Department of Justice, demonstrating its aggressive enforcement of the law.

To avoid the risk of running afoul with FCA, it is critical that companies understand the latest developments in FCA enforcement, investigations and litigation. It will also help to establish a robust compliance program to deflect unwanted pitfalls. This course offers a discussion of the recent developments in FCA, including the Trump administration's prosecution of FCA actions, increased civil penalties, implied false certification basis of liability and other significant issues.

A panel of thought leaders and practitioners organized by The Knowledge Group will help the audience understand the impact of these developments to future FCA investigations and litigation. They will also offer practical guidance on how to avoid or minimize FCA exposure.

In this live webcast, the speakers will discuss:

– Background of the Civil False Claims Act
– Update on Escobar
– Enforcement Trends
– Expanding role of economists, statisticians, and data analysts in FCA matters


Scott M. Weishaar, Partner, Bates White
Kayla Kaplan, Attorney, Fried Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP

About The Knowledge Group, LLC/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series
The Knowledge Congress brings together the world's leading authorities and industry participants through informative two-hour webcasts that study the impact of changing regulations and help businesses succeed through proper regulatory compliance.

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