New York, NY, April 12, 2016 --(PR.com
)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Michael McMahon, Attorney, Cooley LLP will speak at the Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “The 2016 False Claims Act Settlements: Implications to the Road Ahead.” This event is scheduled for May 24, 2016 from 3:00pm to 5:00pm (ET).
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About Michael McMahon
Michael McMahon is an attorney in Cooley's Commercial Litigation practice group. Mr. McMahon’s practice focuses on the representation of companies and individuals under investigation by government agencies. Mr. McMahon also represents companies and individuals in a wide range of commercial disputes, including disputes involving breach of contract, trade secrets, indemnification, and corporate governance issues. Prior to joining Cooley, Mr. McMahon served as a Trial Attorney in the Civil Fraud Section of the U.S. Department of Justice, where he gained significant experience prosecuting cases under the False Claims Act, Anti-Kickback Statute, and Anti-Kickback Act and leading nationwide investigations of health care providers and other government contractors.
About Cooley LLP
Clients partner with Cooley on transformative deals, complex IP and regulatory matters, and high-stakes litigation, where innovation meets the law. Cooley has extensive hands-on experience and expertise in matters arising under the False Claims Act (FCA) and similar statutes in a number of industries. Cooley brings an unusual combination of trial-ready litigators and regulatory lawyers with decades of specialized industry and agency expertise to defend FCA cases and investigations, including qui tam claims, brought against companies, directors and officers. The firm has handled civil and criminal false claims investigations and cases at the federal and state levels. Cooley has 900 lawyers across 12 offices in the United States, China and Europe.
In this two-hour Live Webcast, a panel of key thought leaders and practitioners assembled by The Knowledge Group will provide an overview of the recent FCA enforcement trends and actions, key provisions in FCA settlements, as well as guidelines for defendants who seek to obtain a broad release, avoid FCA liability, and mitigate continuing exposure to risk. The panel will also discuss several notable settlements and will explain the effects that these settlements likely will have on the road ahead.
Key issues that will be covered in this course are:
§ False Claims Act – Overview
§ Recent Litigation and Consequences
§ State False Claims Qui tam Statutes
§ Reducing Potential Exposure to FCA Actions
§ Litigation and Compliance Risks
§ Latest Insights and Best Practices
About The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series
The Knowledge Group was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register for an event, please visit: http://theknowledgegroup.org/.