Under the Microscope: Managing, Defending and Curtailing Whistleblowers and Allegations under the False Claims Act

March 11, 2015 2:30pm

Lisa M. Noller
Partner and Vice-Chair, Government Enforcement and White Collar Criminal Defense Practice
Foley & Lardner, LLP

Andrew Dahlinghaus
VP, Chief Compliance Officer
ConvaTec Inc.

Darren W. Alch
Vice President, General Counsel & Compliance Officer
Cyberonics, Inc.

  • How to spot a serial whistleblower before you invite them in
    • What to look for on a resume, in an interview and what to include in a background check
  • Best employment practices in mitigating risks so disgruntled employees will be less likely to use the FCA as a means of voicing their complaints
  • How to triage vague or anonymous complaints before they make themselves an emergent priority
  • Ascertaining if the doctor or surgeon takes a kickback, will that taint the entire claim and open up the medical device manufacturer to FCA prosecution