November 5, 2012

GovCon OnDemand Expansive Damages Trends Under the False Claim Acts Fraudulent Inducement Theory

Arnold & Porter Webcast

Did you know that a compliance violation could cost you the total value of your contract? This videocast highlights a disturbing enforcement trend in which the Government may seek to recover False Claims Act damages valued at the entire amount paid by the Government.

This videocast discusses the troubling trend of plaintiffs contending that the entire amount paid by the Government under a contract purportedly obtained by a false statement or other fraud constitutes the actual "damages which the Government sustains" under section 3729(a) of the Federal False Claim Act and that any work performed under the contract lacks any value. 

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