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Stephen L. Bacon Panelist: “Ethical Issues in False Claims Act Investigations and Litigation”

October 14, 2021

On October 14, Stephen L. Bacon, RJO associate, will be a panelist for the ABA’s 2021 Public Procurement Symposium. The panel will discuss “Ethical Issues in False Claims Act Investigations and Litigation.”

Topics include:

  • Ethical issues in the context of investigations and litigation under the False Claims Act (FCA);
  • The attorney-client privilege and Upjohn and the protection of documents related to internal investigations;
  • Ethical issues in document collection;
  • Liability under the professional rules of responsibility if an attorney files a frivolous qui tam claim, either on behalf of a realtor or against a former client; and
  • Additional ethical rules that are frequently implicated in FCA matters.

Click here for a link to the program.

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