Emerging False Claims Act Risk In Trade: Recent False Claims Act Developments Increase Trade Exposure

In a three-part series alert, Sidley’s White Collar and International Trade teams explore the intersection of the False Claims Act and international trade laws, discussing the legal challenges importers face, the next frontiers of trade-related FCA litigation, and what companies can do to mitigate their risks. In this first alert, Sidley lawyers discuss recent False Claims Act enforcement trends as well as how courts are applying the 2009 and 2010 False Claims Act amendments in a manner that increases the False Claims Act risk for companies engaged in international-trade-related activities.

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