Ogletree Deakins International Video Series: Top 5 Labor and Employment Concerns for U.S.-Based Multinational Businesses

In the first installment of our four-part video series, two of our International Practice Group shareholders, Carson Burnham, chair of the practice group, and Diana Nehro, a shareholder in our Boston and Stamford offices, discuss the top five labor and employment concerns for U.S.-based in-house counsel with operations abroad.

Say What You Need to Say: Supreme Court Clears Path for Implied Certification Theory of Liability Under False Claims Act

Most government contractors in the construction industry are well aware that by providing goods or services to government-funded construction projects, they are potentially subject to liability under the False Claims Act. Like most federal anticorruption legislation, the False Claims Act contains criminal and civil enforcement provisions. Under the civil portion of the False Claims Act, sanctions are imposed for those who knowingly submit, or cause another person or entity to submit, false claims for payment of government funds. A contractor in violation of the False Claims Act could be liable for three times the government’s damages, along with hefty civil penalties. For each of the past four years, the U.S. Department of Justice has recovered over $3.5 billion under the False Claims Act.

Ebola in Retail Establishments? How to Prepare

News sources recently reported that one of the Dallas nurses infected with the Ebola virus visited a retail establishment before boarding a plane from Cleveland to Dallas. Since then, retailers and customers have been concerned about Ebola in the retail environment. In addition to issues concerning customers’ fears of contraction, Ebola…..