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ABA Section of Public Contract Law Virtual Meeting

Dana Watts will participate in a panel discussion at the joint meeting of the ABA Section of Public Contract Law International Procurement and Procurement Fraud Committees on March 17, 2021. This panel will discuss how the Department of Justice and qui tam relators use the False Claims Act (FCA) as a tool to bring lawsuits for trade non-compliance claims. Panelists will also provide their insight on how routine import and export related activities can result in liability under the FCA. The challenges of import and export compliance, particularly in the ever-changing regulatory landscape, along with some best practices for companies to avoid liability under the FCA will be covered.