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From False Claims Act to FIRREA: The Government's Expanding Enforcement Arsenal Against Financial Institutions

Matthew Previn and Andrew Schilling presented a one-hour PLI telephone briefing entitled "From False Claims Act to FIRREA: The Government's Expanding Enforcement Arsenal Against Financial Institutions" on July 26, 2012 at 1:00 pm. Mr. Previn and Mr. Schilling was joined by Pierre G. Armand, Deputy Chief of the Civil Frauds Unit at the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York, and discussed the government's recent approach to civil enforcement actions against mortgage lenders and other financial institutions.

Program Description:

In its pursuit of financial fraud, the Department of Justice has recently "rediscovered" civil enforcement statutes that have not traditionally been applied in the context of financial fraud, particularly the False Claims Act, FIRREA, and the Fraud Injunction Statute.

Please join Andrew W. Schilling, the Chief of the Civil Division at the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York from 2010-2012 and now a partner at Buckley Sandler LLP, Pierre G. Armand, Deputy Chief of the Civil Frauds Unit at the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York, and Matthew P. Previn, a partner at Buckley Sandler LLP, as they discuss the government's recent approach to civil enforcement actions against mortgage lenders and other financial institutions.

Topics to be addressed include:

  • Civil enforcement trends of the Department of Justice (DOJ)
  • DOJ's available statutes and remedies
  • Responding to CIDs and subpoenas from DOJ
  • The challenge of parallel civil-criminal proceedings

Click here to learn more about this PLI briefing or to register for this event.

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