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

January 22, 2016 3:45pm

What is it about?

  • A brief history of the first-to-file rule prior to Kellogg Brown
    & Root v. U.S. ex rel. Carter
  • The background, issues, and holding in “Carter
  • New obstacles and complications for FCA defendants seeking to assert the first-to-file rule following the Supreme Court’s decision in “Carter
  • Exploration of new (or infrequently used) defenses in an era
    of a weakened first-to-file rule
  • Issues defendants must now consider in litigating and settling FCA cases in light of ”Carter

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