Agenda At-A-Glance

MAIN CONFERENCE

Day One, Thursday, January 21, 2016

7:45
Registration Begins and Continental Breakfast

8:45
Opening Remarks from Conference Co-Chairs

9:00
PROSECUTORS PANEL–
How Government Is Assessing the Validity of the Increasing Number of Whistleblower Reports

10:00
Networking Break

10:45
Balancing Parallel Proceedings: How to Navigate Criminal and Civil False Claims Interests

11:15
The Year in Review – What Recent Cases Reveal about Future False Claims Act Litigation

12:15
Networking Lunch for Speakers and Attendees

1:30
VIEW FROM IN-HOUSE COUNSEL –
How to Perform a Risk Assessment on Potential False Claims Complaints

2:15
INSIDE THE MIND OF THE PLAINTIFF BAR –
The Essential Elements of a Strong Relator Claim

3:15
Networking Break

3:30
Sophisticated Discovery and Pre-Trial Techniques to Successfully Defend False Claims Suits

4:15
FOCUS ON FINANCIAL SERVICES INDUSTRY FRAUD –
Recent Developments in SEC/CFTC Whistleblower Claims

5:00
FOCUS ON HEALTHCARE FALSE CLAIMS –
What New Areas are Being Actively Pursued by the Government

5:45
Champagne Roundtables

MAIN CONFERENCE

Day Two, Friday, January 22, 2016

8:40
Conference Co-Chairs’ Opening Remarks

8:45
The Role of the Government in Cases Where They Do Not Intervene

9:30
VIEW FROM IN-HOUSE COUNSEL–
Best Practices for Managing Internal Investigations

10:30
Networking Break

11:00
Deep Dive into the Focus Areas for False Claims Enforcement in New York

12:00
Strategies for Fighting Back Against Cases that Lack Merit

12:45
Networking Lunch for Speakers and Attendees

2:00
Emerging Trends in Damages Calculations: Use of Statistics and Other Methods

3:00
Best Practices to Facilitate Global Settlements

3:30
Networking Break

3:45
FOCUS ON DEFENSE AND AEROSPACE INDUSTRY POST-CARTER
How First to File Decision Will Affect Future Cases

4:30
ETHICS CREDIT –
Ethical Considerations of False Claims Act and Qui Tam Cases

5:15
Champagne Roundtables