Allegations That Auction House Knew That Some Employees Were Helping Buyers Submit False Tax Filings States False Claims Act Claim

Allegations That Auction House Knew That Some Employees Were Helping Buyers Submit False Tax Filings States False Claims Act Claim

On April 14, 2022, the First Department issued a decision in People v. Sotheby’s, Inc., 2022 NY Slip Op. 02501, holding that allegations that an auction house knew that employees were helping buyers submit false tax filings were sufficient to state a claim for violation of the false claims act . . . Continue reading Allegations That Auction House Knew That Some Employees Were Helping Buyers Submit False Tax Filings States False Claims Act Claim

Qui Tam Relator Who Has Failed to State A Claim Not Entitled to Payment Even if Government Recovers on Related Claims

Qui Tam Relator Who Has Failed to State A Claim Not Entitled to Payment Even if Government Recovers on Related Claims

On November 4, 2021, the First Department issued a decision in Comptroller of the City of N.Y. v. Bank of N.Y. Mellon Corp., 2021 NY Slip Op. 06033, holding that a qui tam relator who failed to state a claim is not entitled to a share of the government’s recovery in a related action . . . Continue reading Qui Tam Relator Who Has Failed to State A Claim Not Entitled to Payment Even if Government Recovers on Related Claims