The Directors Roundtable Institute Invites You to Attend a Program
For Boards of Directors & Their Advisors
Thursday, May 11, 2017, 8:30 – 10:30 A.M. (8:00 A.M. Registration)
The Downtown Harvard Club, One Federal Street, Boston
There is no fee to attend and continental breakfast will be served.
The False Claims Act provides for the government or individuals to file suit when a company knowingly makes a false claim for compensation from the government. Any business that deals with the U.S. government needs to know the potential areas for false claims and best practices to avoid liability with fines and treble damages. Investment in good compliance and financial controls for FCA can be valuable when invoicing even non-governmental clients.
These Distinguished Panelists will discuss recent issues involving the False Claims Act, how to proactively prevent false claims, and defense strategies. The scope will include both federal and state false claims acts and is relevant to companies dealing with both the US and state governments. Key points include:
The Directors Roundtable Institute is a not-for-profit which organizes worldwide programming for Directors and their advisors.
Assistant U.S. Attorney, U.S. Department of Justice (Boston)
Head of False Claims Division, State of Massachusetts
Whistleblower Law Collaborative/Durrell Law Office
Partner, Grant Thornton
Joe Savage & Jim Rehnquist
Rick Williams, Partner, Newport Board Group, Inc.
will make Introductory Remarks