INDIANAPOLIS, IN—Neal R. Roach, Jr. a partner in the Indianapolis office of Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP, will be a Co-Chair at the American Conference Institute’s (ACI) 8th National Conference on “Reducing Legal Risks in the Sale and Marketing of Medical Devices,” held November 17-18th in Chicago. Roach will also moderate the session “Critically Reviewing Your Existing Arrangements with Physicians”.
The conference will concentrate on the increased focus by Congress on disclosure and transparency in the device industry. Through a faculty of 17 distinguished in-house counsel and compliance officers, 9 government enforcers and regulators, and leading outside counsel, the conference aims to provide attendees with the strategies needed to not only develop an ethical compliance infrastructure, but also the ability to show commitment to compliance.
Roach primarily focuses his practice in the areas of business transactions (particularly intellectual property licensing transactions), corporate compliance and securities law compliance, and healthcare and life sciences law. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Roach spent fourteen years with Roche Diagnostics, which is part of the Roche Group, one of the world’s leading innovation-driven healthcare groups, and the world leader in in-vitro diagnostics. Mr. Roach served as law clerk to Judge Gilbert S. Merritt of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. He received his law degree from Yale Law School and his undergraduate degree, magna cum laude, from Carson-Newman College.
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