Click here to view the recorded session.
The Department of Justice (DOJ) recovered approximately $2 billion in settlements and judgments from civil cases involving fraud and the False Claims Act (FCA) in Fiscal Year 2022, a sharp decline from 2021 and the lowest recoveries in over a decade. While the FCA remains the primary vehicle for the government to recover funds obtained by fraud or a material misrepresentation, are the 2022 statistics a sign of reduced enforcement or increased compliance?
- notable recent cases and their potential impacts, including current FCA cases before the Supreme Court;
- FCA trends affecting government contractors, small businesses, and joint ventures;
- DOJ’s primary areas of focus for 2023 and beyond; and
- strategies to avoid FCA liability in light of the current state of the FCA.