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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ABA Adopts Standards for Corporate Monitors

In August 2015, the American Bar Association House of Delegates approved the ABA Standards for Criminal Justice: Monitors, a set of best-practice standards applicable to lawyers serving as independent corporate monitors.  The standards address such things as how a monitor is selected, the scope of a monitor’s duties, ethical considerations facing a monitor, how a…

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Luis Moreno-Ocampo Delivers Keynote Address at 2015 Ethisphere Latin American Ethics Summit

Global Practice Counsel Luis Moreno-Ocampo delivered a keynote address at the 2015 Ethisphere Latin American Ethics Summit.  Mr. Ocampo’s address — “Latin America Corruption Landscape and Global Trends: What Can We Learn from Petrobas, FIFA, and Siemens Cases?” — offered his perspective on the anti-corruption landscape and enforcement activity across Latin America, focusing on some…

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Neil V. Getnick to Present “Whistleblowers: A Primer” to The Training Arm of the National Association of Attorneys General

Managing Partner Neil V. Getnick will present “Whistleblowers: A Primer” to the National Attorneys General Training and Research Institute, the training and research arm of the National Association of Attorneys General.  Mr. Getnick’s presentation will provide practical information regarding how to encourage reporting of corruption and how to recruit whistleblowers, as well as how to…

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Neil V. Getnick Quoted in The Legal Intelligencer

Managing Partner Neil V. Getnick was recently quoted in The Legal Intelligencer discussing competition among United States Attorneys’ Offices for False Claims Act cases.  In the piece, “EDPA Seeing Stiff Competition for Whistleblower Litigation,” Mr. Getnick identifies the prominence of the Southern District of New York under U.S. Attorney Preet Bahrara (“[T]he big sea change…

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Neil V. Getnick on Panel of Experts Discussing Qui Tam Litigation

Managing Partner Neil V. Getnick will join a panel of experts on March 18, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia for a high-level discussion of qui tam whistleblower litigation.  The panel (“Trends and Practical Issues in Pursuing and Defending Federal and State Qui Tam Cases Other Than Health Care Fraud”) is part of the 2015 Whistleblower Law…

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Luis Moreno Ocampo to Deliver Opening Address at Harvard Anti-Corruption Symposium

Global Practice Counsel Luis Moreno Ocampo, together with United States District Court Judge Mark Wolf, will deliver the Opening Remarks at the sixth annual Harvard Law & International Development Society (“LIDS”) Symposium to be held at Harvard Law School in Cambridge, MA, on February 20, 2015.  This year’s symposium is entitled: “Combatting Grand Corruption: Is…

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Luis Moreno-Ocampo Teaching at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government

Global Practice Counsel Luis Moreno-Ocampo is currently co-teaching “The Politics of International Law: The International Criminal Court and the United Nations Security Council” at the Harvard Kennedy School.   As the former first Chief Prosecutor of the ICC, Moreno-Ocampo brings unique insight to the exploration of the origins, functioning and effectiveness of the International Criminal Court, as well as its interactions with the UN Security Council.  Among…

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