Neil V. Getnick to Speak at 14th Annual International Bar Association Anti-Corruption Conference

Managing Partner Neil V. Getnick will be speaking on June 16, 2016 at the 14th Annual International Bar Association Anti-Corruption Conference.  Getnick will discuss the potential for U.S. whistleblower laws to serve as a model for anti-corruption efforts in Europe.  Read the panel description below: Corruption investigations have come about very slowly in Europe and in many…

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Neil V. Getnick Speaks at 11th Annual ABA National Institute on the FCA

Managing Partner Neil V. Getnick spoke at the ABA’s 11th National Institute on the Civil False Claims Act & Qui Tam Enforcement in Washington, D.C. on Friday.  In celebration of the 30th anniversary of the modern False Claims Act, Getnick and other giants of the bar participated in a panel discussion “on how the FCA and qui…

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At Congressional Hearing, Getnick Defends Whistleblower Reward Programs

Watch a video of the hearing. On April 28, Neil V. Getnick, managing partner of Getnick & Getnick LLP and chairman of Taxpayers Against Fraud, testified at a hearing before the House Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice regarding “Oversight of the False Claims Act.”  In addition to Getnick’s prepared remarks (read our summary…

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Neil V. Getnick to Testify Before House Subcommittee on FCA

Neil V. Getnick, managing partner of Getnick & Getnick LLP and chairman of Taxpayers Against Fraud, will testify at a hearing before the House Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice on Thursday, April 28th regarding “Oversight of the False Claims Act.”  The Judiciary Committee’s press release announced that “[t]he hearing will examine the False Claims…

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Lesley Ann Skillen to Address National Gathering of Compliance Professionals on Whistleblower Laws

Partner Lesley Ann Skillen will participate as a panelist at the prestigious Health Care Compliance Association’s 20th National Institute to be held in Las Vegas from April 17-20, 2016. Ms Skillen’s panel, entitled Enforcement and Compliance: Strategies for Organization Counsel and Compliance Professionals, will address cutting edge approaches to corporate compliance, including redefining the whistleblower paradigm…

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Partner Lesley Ann Skillen to Speak at Health Care Compliance Conference

Getnick & Getnick LLP partner Lesley Ann Skillen will address board  members of healthcare organizations at the Health Care Compliance Association’s Audit & Compliance Committee Conference to be held in Scottsdale, Arizona, February 29-March 1, 2016. Ms Skillen will join other experts on a panel entitled: “Whistleblower Case Study: Managing the Risk in Healthcare Organizations.”

Prof. Neil V. Getnick Teaches Cornell Whistleblower Class

Getnick & Getnick LLP Managing Partner and Adjunct Professor Neil V. Getnick is again teaching whistleblower law at Cornell University this Spring along with Dean Stuart Schwab. The course analyzes how the law furthers business integrity by protecting whistleblowers through a variety of state and federal laws. The course delves into affirmative civil enforcement pursuant…

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Neil V. Getnick Presents Senator Charles Grassley With “Honest Abe” Award

At the 2015 Taxpayers Against Fraud Education Fund annual conference, TAFEF Chairman Neil V. Getnick presented Senator Charles Grassley with the “Honest Abe” Integrity in Government Award for the Senator’s extraordinary work to protect taxpayers from fraud against the government.  Inscribed on the award: “Senator Chuck Grassley — the father of the modern False Claims…

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Lesley Ann Skillen to Address National Health Care Compliance Conference

Partner Lesley Ann Skillen will speak on the topic of “Whistleblowers: How to Make Them Friends Not Foes of Your Compliance Efforts” at the Health Care Compliance Association’s Healthcare Lawyers Enforcement Compliance Institute, October 25–28, 2015, in Washington DC. Ms. Skillen will discuss why employees become qui tam whistleblowers when employers mishandle their internal compliance…

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