Tag Archives: Highlights

Post at Politico on Alex Azar highlights possible line of questioning of HHS nominee

The post at Politico beginsThe drugmaker [Lilly, employer of Azar] believed the erectile dysfunction drug [Cialis] might help a rare and deadly muscle-wasting disease that afflicts boys. The drug didn’t work — but under a law that promotes pediatric research, … Continue reading

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New COFC Decision Highlights Danger of Contract Modifications on CDA Claims

The Contract Disputes Act (CDA) provides a remedy for contractors seeking to recover additional time or costs on a government contract (as part of a Claim or Request for Equitable Adjustment).  But when the basis for recovery is tied up in a … Continue reading

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OECD Global Forum on Tax Transparency Highlights Enforcement Initiatives in Annual Report

On December 20, 2017, the OECD Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes issued its annual report. It noted the fact that 50 jurisdictions have committed to starting Automatic Exchange of Information in September 2017 pursuant to the … Continue reading

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Highlights of U.S. Department of Justice 2017 False Claims Act Satistics

Dear Readers:Happy New Year. As we come to the close of 2017, the Civil Division of the U.S. Department of Justice ("DOJ") recently issued its 2017 annual statistics for False Claims Act ("FCA") cases filed and settled in fiscal year 2017 … Continue reading

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Cruise Ship / Maritime Highlights 2017

Leesfield Scolaro reviewed more than 100 maritime/cruise ship cases during 2017 against all major cruise lines operating out of Florida, including Carnival Cruise Lines, Norwegian Cruise Lines, Royal Caribbean Cruise Line (Celebrity Cruises). We are now actively litigating many of … Continue reading

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