The General Counsel, and the “Soft Repeal” of Yates



Michael Peregrine wrote this bylined article on how anticipated changes to the Department of Justice’s “Yates Memorandum” on individual accountability, although likely favorable to the health care industry, will create “significant unanticipated legal compliance consequences” in which corporate general counsel should warn against the desire to “misinterpret these nuanced changes as a total repeal, with potentially unfortunate consequences for the health company’s legal compliance and risk evaluation efforts.”