FCA Doesn’t Cover Retaliation by Foreign-Owned Entity on Foreign Soil; United States District Court for the Southern District of New York No. 19 Civ. 11739 (PAE), Julian M. Knight and Anshuman Chandra v. Standard Chartered Bank, et al.

The district court granted the defendants’ motion to dismiss a claim of retaliation under the FCA on jurisdictional grounds. The plaintiffs alleged they were fired after they filed a lawsuit alleging their former employer engaged in activity to circumvent sanctions against Iran. The court found the allegations reasonably credible, but found they had occurred abroad […]
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