Implementing US-style anti-fraud laws in the Australian pharmaceutical and health care industries

Thomas A Faunce, Gregor Urbas and Lesley Skillen
Med J Aust 2011; 194 (9): 474-478.


  • Thomas A Faunce1,2
  • Gregor Urbas3
  • Lesley Skillen4

  • 1 College of Medicine, Biology and Environment, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT.
  • 2 Australian Research Council, Canberra, ACT.
  • 3 College of Law, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT.
  • 4 Getnick and Getnick LLP, New York, NY, USA.


Competing interests:

Thomas Faunce and Gregor Urbas are Chief Investigators and Lesley Skillen is a Partner Investigator on an Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery Grant in this area. The ARC was not involved in the writing of this paper. Lesley Skillen is a senior partner with Getnick and Getnick LLP, a US firm specialising in anti-false claims litigation.

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