What is the False Claims Act

Navigating government contracts can be a confusing process. Discover the key statutes and regulations surrounding False Claims Act and Be Prepared to Defend Against Federal Charges. The False Claims Act (FCA), 31 USC 3729 -3733 originally enacted in 1863, is a piece of federal legislation that establishes civil liability for… Read more »

Tips for Federal False Claims Act Elements and Defenses

Establishing and proving Federal False Claims Act elements and defenses in government investigations and litigation can make the difference in winning or being an open target for prison time or hefty civil fines. The False Claims Act, 31 USC 3729, is the government’s favorite legal tool to prosecute and impose… Read more »

What is a Qui Tam Relator?

If you are planning on filing a Qui Tam lawsuit, the following information may help you to better understand the basics and ground rules.  Understanding what is a Qui Tam Relator is critical before hiring an attorney. As a government contractor, having the expertise on your team to defend against… Read more »

Buy American Act (BAA Construction Lawyers) Frequently Asked Questions

Act quickly if you are under investigation or worried about violating Buy American Act compliance requirements. Theodore P Watson, Esq – Practice Leader This section is only written to provide information to small businesses and larger federal government contractors regarding common issues and questions raised about the Buy American Act. If… Read more »

Tips for Filing Court of Federal Claims Bid Protests (COFC)

Deciding on whether to file a Court of Federal Claims bid protest versus GAO protest or the agency-level protest can be tricky too many government contractors. At the end of the day, many contractors seeking to save revenues worth millions of dollars find that closing bridges or giving up rights… Read more »

SBA Joint Venture Agreements 3 in 2 Rule Changes

Never Guess At the SBA Affiliation Rules, You May be Wrong. SBA joint venture rules can be confusing the say the least. Yet, many companies tend to roll the dice and then late become subject to a small business size protest and lose the profits and revenues from the awarded… Read more »