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.

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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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