Upcoming Events

Webinar: Conflict of Interest Restrictions After Government Employment
Date: October 20, 2021
Location: Online
Description: This presentation will examine the general provisions of the statute and regulations, discuss the prohibitions they stipulate, and the applicable exceptions and waivers. The presentation will offer a special focus on the restrictions relating to foreign entities, and the relationship of these restrictions to the Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938 (FARA). The presentation will also offer an ov

Qui Tam Section: [VIRTUAL] False Claims Act Today – Middle District of Tennessee
Date: November 4, 2021
Description: Hosted by the FBA’s Qui Tam Section, often in cooperation with local FBA chapters, “The False Claims Act Today” is a discussion series that examines the details of real-life FCA practice in specific jurisdictions. Sessions typically focus on a single federal district and feature an experienced local panel that includes an Assistant U.S. Attorney for the district; a federal judge; a relator-side at

2021 DC Indian Law Conference [Virtual]
Date: November 18 — 19, 2021
Location: Online
Description: In 2021, tribal nations have continued to work through the unprecedented challenges presented by the global coronavirus pandemic while addressing a number of other key legal issues that could have implications for Indian country for generations to come, ranging from new and recurring questions about tribal jurisdiction and more.

Webinar: The Evolution of Dispute Resolution from a Courtroom to a Computer Screen
Date: December 1, 2021
Location: Online

Webinar: Pablo Picasso and the Art of Pleading, Proving and Arguing Foreign Law in U.S. Courts with Judge Loretta Preska
Date: December 15, 2021
Location: Online
Description: Pablo Picasso’s artworks and estate have sparked controversies requiring U.S. courts to grapple with issues of foreign law. In de Fontbrune v. Wofsy, 838 F.3d 992 )(9th Cir. 2016) a decision involving a U.S. enforcement proceeding Picasso’s copyrights, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals accused other federal circuit courts of “semantic sloppiness” in requiring parties seeking to apply foreign law

2022 Qui Tam Conference [Virtual]
Date: February 23 — 25, 2022
Location: Online
Description: Join the FBA’s Qui Tam Section for a three-day virtual conference from Feb. 23 to Feb. 25, 2022, starting at 12:00pm ET each day. This year’s conference will focus on how the False Claims Act, a law from the 19th Century, is meeting a host of 21st Century challenges that range from telemedicine to cybersecurity to data mining. We’ll also highlight emerging DOJ priorities, including fraud in pandem