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Foreign Influence on Science Has DOJ Flexing False Claims Act, Bloomberg Law

Friday, December 20, 2019

Morgan Lewis partner and leader of the firm’s international trade and national security practice Giovanna Cinelli was interviewed by Bloomberg Law for an article about the use of the False Claims Act to police foreign threats to taxpayer-funded innovation. “This is designed to remind people a broad range of laws and regulations exist that impact the manner in which activities are regulated and to demonstrate the government’s resolve when it sees issues of concern,” said Giovanna. “If you’re handling issues that arise in this area, a lapse in attention to the terms and conditions of a grant can create unintended and expensive consequences.”

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