The Federal Government recovered more than $5.6 billion in fiscal year (FY) 2021 from investigations and cases involving the False Claims Act (FCA). This is more than double the $2.2 billion recovered in FY 2020 and a sharp increase from the $3 billion recovered in FY 2019. With clear signals coming from the Biden administration that they intend to aggressively employ the FCA to combat fraud, and in particular will use it to enforce cybersecurity obligations, we expect aggressive FCA enforcement to continue. Below, we examine recent enforcement trends in the aerospace and defense (A&D) industry sector and key FCA-related case law developments that could affect your business. could affect your business. Read more here.
Authored by Jonathan Diesenhaus, Michael Mason, Matthew Sullivan, Michael Theis, Stacy Hadeka, Rob Beecher, Claudia Pare, and Rebecca Umhofer.