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A Year after U.S. ex rel. Escobar, Lower Courts Diverge on Key Question in Implied-False-Certification FCA Suits
Topic: Government Contracting
By Craig D. Margolis, a Partner, and Christian D. Sheehan, a Senior Associate, with Vinson & Elkins LLP in the firm’s Washington, DC office.
Legal Backgrounder, August 11, 2017, 4 pages
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Publication Summary:

How to decide whether a contractor’s non-compliance with a federal law or regulation was “material” to the government has emerged as a major point of contention as courts grapple with a year-old US Supreme Court ruling.
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