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  • Supreme Court Clarifies Scienter Standard For False Claims Act Liability

    On June 1, 2023, the Supreme Court issued a unanimous decision in the consolidated cases United States v. SuperValu Inc. and United States v. Safeway, Inc. holding that the False Claims Act’s (“FCA”) scienter element refers to a defendant’s knowledge and subjective beliefs—not what an objectively reasonable person would have known or believed.  No. 21-1326 (June 1, 2023).