Let’s Talk FCA: Supreme Court to Decide Whether Relators Can Invoke Tolling Provision (March 2019)

March 21, 2019

In this episode, hosts Mana Lombardo and Jason Crawford talk with Sarah Hill, an attorney in Crowell & Moring’s Government Contracts Group, about the oral argument held on March 19, 2019, at the Supreme Court of the United States in Cochise Consultancy Inc. v. United States, ex rel. Hunt, which hinges on the proper interpretation of the FCA’s Statute of Limitations in non-intervened qui tam actions. "Let's Talk FCA" is Crowell & Moring’s podcast covering the latest developments with the False Claims Act. 

 

 

Let’s Talk FCA: Civil Investigative Demands (February 2019)

February 15, 2019

In this episode, hosts Mana Lombardo and Jason Crawford talk with Nkechi Kanu, an attorney in Crowell & Moring’s Government Contracts Group, about the use of Civil Investigative Demands (CIDs) in False Claims Act investigations and discuss best practices for responding to CIDs issued by the Department of Justice. "Let's Talk FCA" is Crowell & Moring’s podcast covering the latest developments with the False Claims Act.

 
 

All Things Protest: All in the Family – Reliance on Affiliate Experience (January 2019)

January 29, 2019

Crowell & Moring’s “All Things Protest” podcast keeps you up to date on major trends in bid protest litigation, key developments in high-profile cases, and best practices in state and federal procurement. In this episode, hosts Olivia Lynch, Rob Sneckenberg, and Christian Curran discuss key considerations for contractors when relying on the experience and past performance of corporate affiliates.

Let’s Talk FCA: Perspectives from Relator’s Counsel (January 2019)

January 22, 2019

In this episode, hosts Jason Crawford and Mana Lombardo speak with R. Scott Oswald, the managing principal of The Employment Law Group and chair of the Qui Tam Section of the Federal Bar Association (FBA), about False Claims Act developments and trends from the perspective of relator’s counsel. More information about the FBA 2019 Qui Tam Conference, which Scott previews in this episode, can be found here. "Let's Talk FCA" is Crowell & Moring’s podcast covering the latest developments with the False Claims Act.

Let’s Talk FCA: False Claims Act Whistleblowers (December 2018)

December 13, 2018

In this episode, hosts Jason Crawford and Mana Lombardo speak with Trina Fairley Barlow, a partner in the firm’s Labor and Employment and Government Contracts groups, and Christine Hawes, counsel in the Labor & Employment Group, to discuss the False Claims Act’s retaliation provision and considerations for investigating FCA allegations brought by whistleblowers. "Let's Talk FCA" is Crowell & Moring’s podcast covering the latest developments with the False Claims Act.

 
 

All Things Protest: Other Transaction Authority (November 2018)

November 30, 2018

Crowell & Moring’s “All Things Protest” podcast keeps you up to date on major trends in bid protest litigation, key developments in high-profile cases, and best practices in state and federal procurement. In this episode, host Christian Curran interviews Jonathan Baker, partner in the firm’s Government Contracts Group, regarding the expanding use of “other transaction” authority, including how an OT can be protested.

Let’s Talk FCA: The Brand Memo and FCA Enforcement (November 2018)

November 20, 2018

In this episode, host Mana Lombardo speaks with Will Chang, partner in the firm’s Health Care and White Collar & Regulatory Enforcement groups and a former trial attorney at the DOJ Criminal Division, Fraud Section; and Yuan Zhou, an associate in the firm’s Government Contracts Group, to discuss the recent impact of the Brand Memo on FCA enforcement. "Let's Talk FCA" is Crowell & Moring’s podcast covering the latest developments with the False Claims Act.

Let’s Talk FCA: Forensic Investigations (November 2018)

November 7, 2018

In this episode, hosts Mana Lombardo and Jason Crawford talk with Caroline Lee, Certified Fraud Examiner and Senior Manager with Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP, about the role that forensic investigators play in FCA cases. "Let's Talk FCA" is Crowell & Moring’s podcast covering the latest developments with the False Claims Act.

All Things Protest: Mid-Procurement Key Personnel Departures (October 2018)

October 24, 2018

Crowell & Moring’s "All Things Protest" podcast keeps you up to date on major trends in bid protest litigation, key developments in high-profile cases, and best practices in state and federal procurement. In this episode, hosts Christian Curran, Olivia Lynch, and Rob Sneckenberg highlight recent GAO decisions and an ongoing Court of Federal Claims case involving mid-procurement key personnel departures, as well as strategies for avoiding or, if need be, addressing this troublesome situation.

 
 

Let’s Talk FCA: Looking Ahead to the Supreme Court Term (October 2018)

October 10, 2018

In this episode, hosts Mana Lombardo and Jason Crawford talk with Sarah Hill, an associate in the firm’s Government Contracts Group, about False Claims Act cert petitions pending at the Supreme Court. "Let's Talk FCA" is Crowell & Moring’s podcast covering the latest developments with the False Claims Act.