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Novartis chief lawyer departing over company’s payments made to Cohen

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The top lawyer at Novartis is stepping down as part of the fallout from the scandal over made by the drug maker to President Trump’s personal attorney. Felix Ehrat, 61, who was general counsel and a member of the Novartis executive committee since 2011, is retiring and will be succeeded by the chief risk and compliance officer, according to a statement

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