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NY Settlement Highlights Growing Risk Of FCA Tax Claims, Law360

March 22, 2021

Morgan Lewis partners Meredith Auten, Cosimo Zavaglia, and Ryan McCarthy and associate Kayla Kaplan authored an article for Law360 after a $105 million New York False Claims Act settlement was announced against a hedge fund company for alleged tax evasion based on allegations brought by a whistleblower. The settlement is the largest income tax recovery under the New York False Claims Act. In the article they discuss the implications of this settlement for both businesses and individuals and recommend that companies and individuals “be aware of the breadth of the state false claims statutes—and any pending amendments—in the states in which they do business.”

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