Gil Soffer

Gil Soffer

Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

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Corporate Responsibility for Third-Party Misconduct: The UK Modern Slavery Act of 2015

Companies have long faced serious legal consequences for bribes paid by employees, vendors, suppliers, business partners and other third parties with whom they do business. More recently, that risk has expanded beyond bribery...more

11/6/2015 - Chief Compliance Officers Compliance Corporate Governance Corporate Misconduct Human Trafficking Modern Slavery Act Third-Party Liability UK

The Department of Justice's Focus on Individual Accountability for Corporate Wrongdoing

The Department of Justice's Focus on Individual Accountability for Corporate Wrongdoing - The Department of Justice (DOJ) recently issued a memo reiterating its commitment to the criminal and civil investigation and...more

9/24/2015 - C-Suite Executives Corporate Misconduct Criminal Prosecution DOJ Financial Crimes Financial Crisis Judge Rakoff Personal Liability White Collar Crimes Yates Memorandum

Fee Advancement Considerations Arise From Recent Delaware and Third Circuit Decisions

Recent decisions by the US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and the Delaware Court of Chancery have raised important issues regarding fee advancement bylaws or policies of Delaware corporations. Please see full...more

7/21/2015 - Appeals Attorney's Fees Board of Directors Bylaws C-Suite Executives Contract Drafting Corporate Officers Criminal Prosecution Delaware General Corporation Law Goldman Sachs Indemnification Clauses Insider Trading

The Sixth Circuit Reins in the Government's Measure of False Claims Act Damages

Pharmaceutical and device companies, financial institutions, government contractors, oil and gas conglomerates, and other public and private entities continue to be in the crosshairs of aggressive federal government...more

5/19/2015 - Chief Compliance Officers Defense Strategies DOJ Enforcement False Claims Act (FCA) Federal Contractors Financial Institutions Manufacturers Pharmaceutical Industry Whistleblowers

Developments in White Collar Criminal Enforcement: The Government Remains Aggressive, and the Courts' Reaction Is Mixed

The first quarter of 2015 witnessed a continuing effort by government lawyers to push the boundaries of criminal statutes in white collar cases—from health care fraud to corporate misconduct and beyond. Two recent cases...more

4/6/2015 - Anti-Kickback Statute Healthcare Healthcare Fraud Home Health Care Medicare Patient Referrals Physicians White Collar Crimes

SDNY Holds No Attorney-Client Privilege Applies to Communications With In-House Legal Department in China

A US District Court in the Southern District of New York recently ordered Bank of China Limited (BOC) to produce thousands of documents that the court found not to be protected by the attorney-client privilege or work-product...more

12/16/2013 - Attorney-Client Privilege China Confidential Communications Corporate Counsel

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