Conferences and Speeches

ACI 5th Advanced Forum on False Claims & Qui Tam Enforcement

Monday, January 29, 2018 - Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Litigation partners Rebecca Hillyer and Eric Sitarchuk will speak at ACI’s 5th Advanced Forum on False Claims & Qui Tam Enforcement in New York City. The conference is designed to bring in-house counsel, defense and relator counsel as well as senior government officials together to discuss the latest changes in false claims investigations and resolution.

Focus on Damages and Liability: What Recent Techniques Have Been Effective in Negotiations with the Government
Presenter: Rebecca Hillyer | Monday, January 29 – 2:15 PM

Topics include:

  • Increased use of statistical sampling and extrapolation to establish liability and damages
  • Requesting relators to establish causation on a claim by claim basis
  • Impact of 6th Circuit taint damages decision re Circle C

Focus on Individual Accountability: How the Yates Memo Impacts Individuals in False Claims Cases and Settlements
Presenter: Eric Sitarchuk | Tuesday, January 30 – 10:45 AM

Topics include:

  • Current policy and anticipated changes
  • Trends: Pursuing and settling with individuals in False Claims Act cases
  • Determining when individuals need counsel post-Yates
  • Risks and benefits of joint defense and common interest agreements

CLE credit: Please see the event website for detailed CLE credit information.