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The MSBA's Food Drug & Device Law Section

Annual Meeting & Council Elections


The Role of Compliance in False Claims Act Investigations of Drug and Device Companies


Thomas W. Beimers, Special Counsel, Faegre Baker Daniels LLP

Mr. Beimers will provide an understanding of the current enforcement environment in terms of fraud and abuse investigations in the drug and device areas. He will also discuss the role of compliance departments and compliance professionals in government investigations and how much disclosure to and cooperation with the government is appropriate.

All Section members are encouraged to attend the annual meeting, either in-person or via teleconference.

11:30 a.m. | Lunch
11:45 a.m. | Annual Meeting, Elections, Law Student Writing Awards
12:15 p.m. | CLE Program

Click here to view a slate of candidates for the 2012-2013 Food Drug & Device Law Council.

Thomas Beimers counsels health care clients on regulatory, compliance and health care fraud matters. Before joining Faegre Baker Daniels, Thomas was senior counsel for Administrative and Civil Remedies in the Department of Health and Human Services' Office of the Inspector General, where he investigated and litigated health fraud matters from 2007 to 2011. He settled False Claims Act cases involving off-label marketing, drug pricing, kickback violations, and Medicaid and Medicare reimbursement rules. From 2008 to 2010, he served as special assistant United States attorney, prosecuting criminal health care fraud cases as part of the Justice Department's Medicare Fraud Strike Force. As counsel to the Inspector General's office, Thomas also brought cases under the Civil Monetary Penalties Law and the Exclusion Statute.

1 hour of Standard CLE credit has been applied for.
The event code is 167404.



Date:   Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Time:   11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

11:30 a.m. | Lunch
11:45 a.m. | Annual Meeting, Elections, Law Student Writing Awards
12:15 p.m. | CLE Program

Location:   The Metropolitan Ballroom & Clubroom
5418 Wayzata Boulevard Golden Valley, MN 55416 [Directions/Map]


Food Drug & Device Law Section Members:  $20.00

Join the Food Drug & Device Law Section and attend this meeting for FREE (Pay the 12-month section dues and your FDD Section membership will expire on June 30, 2013.):  $21.00

MSBA Member But Not A Food Drug & Device Law Section Member:  $25.00

Non-MSBA Members:  $35.00

Law Students:  Free

Teleconferencing is available. Teleconferencing instructions will be sent by e-mail on Tuesday, May 22.

Cancellation Policy:
Refunds will be processed for cancellation requests received in writing on or before noon on the registration deadline. Requests should be directed to the event contact person listed at the bottom of this notice. Cancellation requests received after this time are not eligible for refunds. You may send a colleague in your place if you are unable to join us and the registration deadline has passed.