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Gordon Caplan, the co-chairman of the international law firm based in New York City Willkie Farr & Gallagher, has been placed on a leave of absence, the firm said in a statement. Willkie, Farr & Gallagher LLP said Caplan will have no further firm management responsibilities in the wake of allegations against him with regards to the college admissions case. The allegations : Authorities allege Caplan, 52, made a purported charitable donation of $75,000 to the Key Worldwide Foundation in exchange for Rick Singer -- the architect of the scam -- arranging for Mark Riddell to proctor his daughters ACT exam and correct answers after she had completed it. Singer, in a call with Caplan, explained... Full story

13 March