On May 11, 2017, Suzanne Durrell will speak at the Downtown Harvard Club for the Directors Roundtable Institute, a not-for-profit that organizes programming for Boards of Directors and their Advisors. The event, titled The False Claims Act: What Companies Should Know to Avoid Liability & Defend Claims, will address recent issues involving the federal and state FCAs and steps companies can take to prevent and defend against false claims. Ms. Durrell will be joined by speakers from the United States Attorneys’ Office, the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office, Grant Thornton, and Goodwin Procter.
On May 18, 2017, Bob Thomas will speak at Ropes & Gray Boston on Hot Topics in Life Sciences: Whistleblower Insights & Trump’s FDA. He will address The False Claims Act: Perspective of a Qui Tam Plaintiff’s Lawyer and be joined by Ropes FCA defense lawyers who will share their insights and reactions. Additionally, Ropes FDA regulatory attorneys will discuss recent FDA-related developments and their implications for life sciences companies.