Jeff Kaiser

Jeff Kaiser headshotGeoffrey (Jeff) Kaiser is a Partner at NY-based Rivkin Radler LLP and head of the firm’s White Collar Investigations and Compliance Advisory Practice Group. He has extensive experience in the health care industry and concentrates his legal practice on health care fraud and regulatory compliance issues, white collar criminal defense, False Claims Act litigation, integrity monitoring and internal investigations.

Before joining Rivkin Radler, Jeff served for nearly 10 years in the Criminal Divisions of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York and the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York. While at the DOJ, he directed many white collar investigations and prosecutions.

For Jeff’s full profile, please visit:  http://www.rivkinradler.com/attorneys/geoffrey-kaiser/

Details on a recent ruling and the potential impact to FCA cases

The Supreme Court’s recent ruling in the Escobar case is a fairly sweeping victory for whistleblowers and the government. While the High Court did not agree with every aspect of the First Circuit's reasoning, the ruling represents a validation of an implied false certification theory that expands liability under the FCA, and could precipitate a surge in FCA lawsuits.

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Ruling on “false” versus “fraudulent” may have significant compliance implications

Rivkin Radler Partner Jeff Kaiser examines the oral arguments and counterarguments presented in a landmark court case defining fraud and falsity under the False Claims Act (FCA) and what makes a claim or statement “fraudulent” or “false” under the statute. The ruling, which is expected to be handed down sometime in June, could expand the reach of the FCA.

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