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The Intersection Between the False Claims Act and Title IV: Protecting Your Institution From Liability

March 17, 2016
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

The False Claims Act (FCA) is a potent federal law that allows the government, and private litigants suing on behalf of the government, to recover substantial damages and attorneys fees against entities that submit false claims for payment to the government. In recent years, private colleges and universities have become targets of FCA litigation who argue these institutions make “false claims” by receiving federal financial aid when they are not in compliance with Title IV regulations and other provisions of the Higher Education Act.

Join Husch Blackwell attorneys as we discuss the risks the False Claims Act poses to private colleges and universities and how to manage your Title IV compliance efforts to reduce potential liability.


  • Understanding the False Claims Act
  • An overview of False Claims Act litigation against private colleges and universities
  • The most common Title IV deficiencies that lead to False Claims Act litigation
  • Process and policy best practices to reduce your institution's liability risk

Date and Time
Thursday, March 17, 2016
11:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. CDT

Marty Loring, Partner
Derek Teeter, Partner

Who Should Attend
Higher education industry leaders, including in-house counsel, board members, senior administrators, deans, department chairs and faculty.

Continuing Education Credit
This program is pending approval for Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, Nebraska, Tennessee and Texas continuing legal education credit. 

Contact Shana Hoy at 816.983.8809.


Derek T. Teeter