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Seventh Circuit holds that the interpretation of the Fair Credit Reporting Act’s scienter provision in Safeco Insurance Company of America v. Burr, 551 U.S. 47 (2007), equally applies to the False Claims Act’s scienter provision

August 13, 2021

Click here to view the opinion.

U.S. Chamber files coalition amicus brief urging Seventh Circuit to adopt Safeco’s “objectively reasonable” standard for scienter in False Claims Act cases

December 07, 2020

Click here to view the amicus brief filed by the U.S. Chamber and Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America. John P. Elwood of Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP and the U.S. Chamber’s Litigation Center served as co-counsel for the U.S. Chamber.

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